This year the IIFA Awards 2017 took place at the MetLife stadium in New York. The awards night was filled with glitz and glamour as stars from Bollywood walked the green carpet in their best designer outifits and suits. This year the awards were hosted by Saif Ali Khan and Karan Johar who did a great job entertaining the full capacity crowd.
The night saw many debutant winners along with great performances. Films like Pink and Neerja who not only appealed to the audience but also struck a cord about the quality of cinema won majority of the awards this year. The awards also celebrated A.R Rahman complete 25 years in the industry as his brialliance was recognised.
Here is the list of winners from the IIFA Awards 2017:
Best Actor: Shahid Kapoor (Udta Punjab)
Best Actress: Alia Bhatt (Udta Punjab)
Best Film: Neerja
Best Actor in a Comic Role: Varun Dhawan (Dishoom)
Best Actor in a Negative Role: Jim Sarbh (Neerja)
Best Debutante: Disha Patani (M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story)
Best Debutant: Diljit Dosanjh (Udta Punjab)
Woman of The Year: Taapsee Pannu
Special Contribution to Indian Cinema: AR Rahman
Best Supporting Actress: Shabana Azmi (Neerja)
Best Supporting Actor: Anupam Kher (M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story)
Best Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury (Pink)
Best Story - Shakun Batra and Ayesha DeVitre Dhillon (Kapoor & Sons)
Best Music Director: Pritam (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)
Best Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)
Best Singer Male: Amit Mishra (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)
Best Singer Female- Tulsi Kumar (Airlift) and Kanika Kapoor (Udta Punjab)
Style Icon of The Year: Alia Bhatt
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