The 20th edition of Bollywood’s most celebrated award ceremony ‘International Indian Film Academy (IIFA)’ came to an end with all the glitz and glamour. One of the most coveted awards of the film industry, IIFA honours those artists whose contribution to the Indian Cinema is beyond any words.
Held at NSCI, SVP Stadium Mumbai, it was the first edition of IIFA being organized in India with the stars dolled up in various designers’ work adding that extra oomph to the festival.
On the concluding night, the announcements for the winners in various award categories were dropped in along with extravagant performances from B’Town.
In the whole award ceremony, Meghna Gulzar’s ‘Raazi’ charm was on the top by bagging four awards in various categories.
Let’s have a look at the winners in various categories:
‘Raazi’ won the ‘Best Picture’ award for showcasing a reality-based story which kept its audience thrilled throughout the movie.
Best Actor (Female):
Super talented actor Alia Bhatt bagged the award for ‘Best Actor’ in the female category with her brilliant performance as Sehmat Khan of ‘Raazi’.
Best Actor (Male):
In the ‘Best Actor’ male category, the most energetic actor Ranveer Singh received the award for his fiery Alauddin Khilji avatar of ‘Padmaavat’.
Best Supporting Actor (Male):
The best friend of ‘Sanju’ Kamlesh played by handsome Vicky Kaushal has won many hearts and also won the IIFA award in supporting role.
Best Supporting Actor (Female):
The on-screen wife of Alauddin Khilji, the eternal beauty Aditi Rao Hydari bagged the award for ‘Best Actor’ in supporting role.
IIFA also honoured the debutants of the Industry and the Nawab kid Sara Ali Khan received the honour for her film ‘Kedarnath’ along with Ishaan Khatter who received the ‘Debutant Award’ in the male category for ‘Dhadak’ movie which was presented by his brother, Shahid Kapoor.
Sriram Raghavan won the prestigious award for his thriller ‘Andhadhun’.
Meanwhile, filmmaker Raj Kumar Hirani also received the ‘20 year special Award’ for bringing some brilliant stories on-screen.
Along with it, IIFA also honoured the outstanding contribution of comedian Jagdeep and choreographer Saroj Khan in the Indian Film Industry. Saroj Khan received the award from one of her favourite students Madhuri Dixit.
The show was hosted by two of the most stylish and talented brothers of the Film Industry: Ayushmann Khurrana and Aparshakti Khurana who kept the audience enthralled throughout the award show with their humour and wit.