IIFA 2017: Here is the winner’s list

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Check out the winners at IIFA 2017

International Indian Film Academy Award’s 18th edition was held on 15th July at MetLife Stadium, New York. The event was the most talked about the evening with Bollywood celebrities gathered to celebrate the success of movies of the previous year with congratulating the winners. The event was hosted by Karan Johar and Saif Ali Khan. Here is the list of winners who bagged the prizes and were the spark of the evening:

Best Film- Neerja:

Sonam Kapoor’s “Neerja” won the Best Film Award, the story was based on Neerja Bhanot, an air hostess who lost her life, saving people from a hijacked plane in Karachi.

Neerja
Neerja

Best Director- Anirudh Roy Chaudhary, Pink:

Anirudh Roy won it for Pink, a movie bringing forward the message of,“When a woman says NO, it is a NO”.

Anirudh Roy Choudhary

Best Actor in a comic role (Male)- Varun Dhawan, Dishoom

He made people laugh by his cuteness in Dishoom and here he comes with the Best Actor in a comic role award!

Varun Dhawan
Varun Dhawan

Best Actor (Male)- Shahid Kapoor, Udta Punjab:

Shahid Kapoor won this for his hard work and amazing performance in Udta Punjab.

Shahid kapoor
Shahid Kapoor

Best Actor (Female), Udta Punjab and Style icon of the year- Alia Bhatt:

Alia Bhatt won two prizes and the evening was a sure dream come true moment for her.

Alia Bhatt
Alia Bhatt
Alia Bhatt
Alia Bhatt

Best Actress in supporting role- Shabana Azmi (Neerja)

Neerja is an amazing film showcasing the life of Neerja Bhanot an air hostess, and Shabana Azmi bagged the Best actress in supporting role for playing her mother in the film.

Shabana Azmi
Shabana Azmi

Best actor in supporting role (Male) – Anupam Kher, M S Dhoni: The Untold Story

M.S.Dhoni: The Untold Story is based on the life of Dhoni and Anupam Kher played the role of his father in the movie.

Anupam Kher
Anupam Kher

 Best Debut (Male) – Diljit Dosanjh, Udta Punjab

He took to twitter to thank his fans and wrote, “Love my fans, Guys this is all because of you. Thanks, team IIFA and Udta Punjab”.

Diljit Dosanjh
Diljit Dosanjh

Best Performance in a negative role- Jim Sarbh, Neerja

Jim Sarbh
Jim Sarbh

Best Debutant (Female) – Disha Patani, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story

Disha Patani famous for her cute smile and who always be in talks for her good looks made it to The Best Debutant of the Year, Female.

Disha Patani
Disha Patani

Best Lyricist- Amitabh Bhattacharya, Channa Mere Ya

Amitabh Bhattacharya
Amitabh Bhattacharya

Best Playback Singer (Male)- Amit Mishra, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

Amit Mishra
Amit Mishra

Best Playback singer (Female) – Kanika Kapoor, Udta Punjab, and Tulsi Kumar, Airlift

There was a tie for the best playback singer between these two beautiful ladies.

Tulsi kumar
Tulsi Kumar
Kanika Kapoor
Kanika Kapoor

IIFA woman of the year- Tapsee Pannu

Tapsee Pannu won this for her bold performance in Pink, a film based on women.

Tapsee Pannu
Tapsee Pannu

Pritam won the Best Music Direction Award for “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” and the night also had performances of Alia Bhatt, Salman Khan, Varun Dhawan, Sushant Singh Rajput, Kriti Sanon and much more.