The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards took place in New York at the iconic MetLife Stadium in New York, with ‘Neerja’ and ‘Udta Punjab’ big winners on the night.
Karan Johar and Saif Ali Khan hosted the main event. The pair amazed the crowd present with their quick wit and zingers as leaving them in splits with their amusing one-liners and on-stage chemistry.
The IIFA Awards, the finale of the IIFA Weekend saw a host of stellar performances and acts. The show kicked off with Alia Bhatt performing on the Awards stage for the very first time since her debut in Bollywood five years ago. The night featured spellbinding performances by Bollywood superstars- Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Shahid Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon, to name a few.
The event will be telecast on Colors tonight (Sunday 16th July) at 18:00 – Green Carpet and 19:00 – Main Event.
IIFA 2017: Winners list
Ayesha Devitre Dhillon, Shakun Batra (Kapoor & Sons)
Best Performance in a comic role
Varun Dhawan (Dishoom)
Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury (Pink)
Best Actor in a leading role Female
Alia Bhatt (Udta Punjab)
Best Actor in a leading role Male
Shahid Kapoor (Udta Punjab)
Amitabh Bhattacharya (Channa Mereya)
Best Music Director
Pritam (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)
Best Negative Role
Jim Sarbh (Neerja)
Best Playback Singer Female
Kanika Kapoor (Udta Punjab- Da Da Dasse) and Tulsi Kumar (Airlift- Soch Na Sake)
Best Playback singer Male
Amit Mishra(Ae Dil Hai Mushkil- Bulleya)
Supporting Actor Female
Shabana Azmi (Neerja)
Supporting Actor Male
Anupam Kher (M.S. Dhoni)
Myntra Style Icon Award
Woman of the Year
Best Debut Male
Diljit Dosanjh (Udta Punjab)
Best Debut Female
Disha Patani(M.S. Dhoni)