IIFA 2017: Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor Win Best Actors, 'Neerja' Best Film

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Rahman sang two lines from "Maa tujhe salaam" much to the delight of the audience on the final day of the 18th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards, an annual celebration of Hindi cinema at a foreign location.

Awards is definitely one of the most celebrated events of Bollywood.

Now, how is that possible, unless Katrina had any of her doppelganger along at New York City?

Udta Punjab, a gritty crime drama spotlighting the huge problem of drug abuse among young people in Punjab, scooped up the Best Actor award for Shahid Kapoor and the Best Actress prize for Alia Bhatt.

How can Katrina Kaif be on the stage and off the stage at IIFA 2017 at the same time?

For the IIFA Rocks 2017 night, Shahid wore a customized white suit from Herringbone & Sui and teamed the look well with quirky monochrome sneakers and a well-groomed hair style, beard, and a mustache. Alia Bhatt features as a migrant woman, who dreams of playing national level hockey for the country.

Moreover, congratulations are due for Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury after winning the Best Direction Award at the 2017 IIFA.


Veterans Shabana Azmi and Anupam Kher won best supporting actors, for "Neerja" and the Dhoni biopic respectively.

Katrina Kaif not only was a part of this goof up, but also conquered the stage with her dance performance.

Music maestro AR Rahman was honoured with a special award for completing 25 years in the industry.

Best Debutant - Male: Diljit Dosanjh for Udta Punjab. Actor Jim Sarbh won the Best Performance in a Negative role for his act in the movie. Meanwhile, Varun Dhawan was also awarded as best actor in a comic role for his performance in Rohit Dhawan's Dishoom.

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

Filmmaker Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil dominated the music categories.

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