The 20th edition of the IIFA Awards (International Indian Film Academy Awards) which took place last night, was a star stunned affair. The award night was attended by scores of B-Town celebrities like Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif, Shahid Kapoor and Ayushmann Khurrana among others.
Several Bollywood celebrities win awards in respective categories.
Alia Bhatt’s Raazi was awarded the Best Film while the 26-year-old actress, who was critically acclaimed for portraying the role of a spy in the espionage drama, took home the Best Actress IIFA Award.
Ranveer Singh was handed the Best Actor IIFA award for his villainous role as Alauddin Khilji in the period piece Padmaavat.
Vicky Kaushal won the Best Supporting Actor award for Sanju – the Sanjay Dutt biopic.
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Aditi Rao Hydari won in the Best Supporting Actress category for her role in Padmaavat.
Actress Sara Ali Khan’s Bollywood debut was welcomed with the Best Debut Actress IIFA Award for Kedarnath.
Ishaan Khatter took home the Best Debut Actor trophy for Dhadak.
Apart from these, this year the IIFA had special awards which were conferred upon Deepika Padukone for Chennai Express, Ranbir Kapoor for Barfi, Rajkumar Hirani for 3 Idiots, Pritam for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil while the film Kaho Na Pyaar Hai also won special award in the Best Film in the last 20-year category.
Here is the full list of 2019’s IIFA Award winners:
Playback Singer (Male): Arijit Singh for Ae Watan (Raazi)
Playback Singer (Female): Harshdeep Kaur, Vibha Saraf for Dilbaro (Raazi)
Best Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya for Dhadak (Dhadak)
Best Music Direction: Amaal Mallik, Guru Randhawa, Rochak Kohli, Saurabh-Vaibhav, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Zack Knight for Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety.
Best Performance in a Supporting Role (Male): Vicky Kaushal for Sanju
Best Performance in a Supporting Role (Female): Aditi Rao Hydari for Padmaavat
Best Debut- Male: Ishaan Khatter for Beyond the Clouds and Dhadak
Best Debut- Female: Sara Ali Khan for Kedarnath
Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male): Ranveer Singh for Padmaavat
Best Performance in a Leading Role (Female): Alia Bhatt for Raazi
Best Story: Sriram Raghavan and Pooja Ladha Surti for AndhaDhun
Best Direction: Sriram Raghavan for AndhaDhun
Best Picture: Raazi