Check out who bagged the big prize at IIFA 2017

  • Check out who bagged the big prize at IIFA 2017
19-07-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

The 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) was held in the gorgeous city of New York and was attended by the top Bollywood icons.

Alia Bhatt won the Best Actress Award for Udta Punjab for her perfect portrayal of a gritty migrant woman exploited and trapped in a drug lord's house. Her co-star in the film, Shahid Kapoor, won the Best Actor Award for playing Tommy Singh, a Punjabi rockstar grappling with a drug addiction. Udta Punjab was clearly a favorite with the jury, and Diljit Dosanjh also won an award for the film - Best Debutant. Neerja won the Best Film Award, while Pink director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury took home the award for Best Director. Music maestro AR Rahman, who completed 25 years in Indian cinema, was awarded for his contribution to films.

Here is the complete list of winners:

Best Film: Neerja.

Best Actor Male: Shahid Kapoor for Udta Punjab.

Best Actor Female: Alia Bhatt for Udta Punjab.

Best Performance in a Supporting Role Female – Shabana Azami for Neerja.

Best Performance in a Supporting Role Male – Anupam Kher for M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.

Best Debut Male: Diljit Dosanjh for Udta Punjab.

Best Debut Female: Disha Patani for M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.

Myntra Style Icon Award: Alia Bhatt

Best Female Playback Singer: Tulsi Kumar for Airlift.

Best Female Playback Singer: Kanika Kapoor for Udta Punjab

Best Performance in a negative role: Jim Sarbh for Neerja.

Best Actor in a comic role: Varun Dhawan for Dishoom.

Best Music Direction: Pritam for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.

Best Playback Singer- Male: Amit Mishra for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.

Best Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya for the song Channa Mere Ya from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.

Woman of the Year: Taapsee Pannu for Pink

Tags : IIFA IIFA 2017 Winners Bollywood Best of Bollywood


Comments.
Leave a reply.