The International Indian Film Academy Awards honors both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in Bollywood. This year was the 19th edition and was held in Bangkok! The 3-day extravaganza showcased the talents from Bollywood and personalities from every corner of the industry.
Hosted by Karan Johar and Riteish Deshmukh, the night sure seems that it was packed with entertainment. The amazing performances of Ranbir Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon, and the legendary Rekha ji left everyone star-struck. Here’s a list of all the award recipients for their phenomenal work in 2018:
Best Picture – Tumhari Sulu
Bareilly Ki Barfi
Toilet – Ek Prem Katha
Direction – Saket Chaudhary for Hindi Medium
Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari – Bareilly Ki Barfi
Saket Chaudhary – Hindi Medium
Anurag Basu – Jagga Jasoos
Amit V Masurkar – Newton
Suresh Triveni – Tumhari Sulu
Performance in a Supporting Role – Male – Nawazuddin Siddiqui for Mom
Rajkummar Rao – Bareilly Ki Barfi
Deepak Dobriyal – Hindi Medium
Nawazzuddin Siddiqui – Mom
Pankaj Tripathi – Newton
Vijay Maurya – Tumhari Sulu
Performance in a Supporting Role – Female – Meher Vij for Secret Super Star
Seema Pahwa – Bareilly Ki Barfi
Tabu – Golmaal Again
Meher Vij – Secret Superstar
Seema Pahwa – Shubh Mangal Saavdhan
Neha Dhupia – Tumhari Sulu
Music Direction – Amaal Mallik, Tanishk Bagchi & Akhil Sachdeva for Badrinath Ki Dulhania
Amaal Mallik, Tanishk Bagchi, Akhil Sachdeva — Badrinath Ki Dulhania
Pritam — Jagga Jasoos
Tanishk Bagchi, Guru Randhawa-Rajat Nagpal, Amartya Rahut, Santanu Ghatak — Tumhari Sulu
Best Story – Amit V Masurkar for Newton
Amit V Masurkar for Newton
Siddharth-Garima — Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
Suresh Triveni — Tumhari Sulu
Performance in a Leading Role – Male – Irrfan Khan for Hindi Medium
Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male)
Irrfan Khan – Hindi Medium
Ranbir Kapoor – Jagga Jasoos
Adil Hussain – Mukti Bhawan
Rajkummar Rao – Newton
Akshay Kumar – Toilet – Ek Prem Katha
Performance in a Leading Role – Female – Late Sridevi Ji for Mom
Best Performance in a Leading Role (Female)
Alia Bhatt – Badrinath Ki Dulhania
Sridevi – Mom
Zaira Wasim – Secret Superstar
Bhumi Pednekar – Shubh Mangal Saavdhan
Vidya Balan – Tumhari Sulu
Outstanding Achievement by an Indian in Indian Cinema – Anupam Kher
Debut – Director – Konkona Sen Sharma for A Death in the Gunj
Style Icon of the Year – Kriti Sanon
IIFA also paid tribute to Vinod Khanna, Shashi Kapoor, and Sridevi for their immense contribution to the Indian film industry. Khanna’s award was accepted by veteran filmmaker Ramesh Sippy. Rishi Kapoor collected Shashi Kapoor’s award. While actor Anil Kapoor and Boney took Sridevi’s trophy.
“I have mixed emotions today. I miss her every minute and second of my life. I still feel she is around here…I want you all to support Janhvi like you supported her mother…” said a teary-eyed Boney while accepting the honor.
Another highlight of IIFA ceremony was the performance of Rekha! She returned on stage after 20 years and she left everyone breathless. She performed to songs like Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya and Salam-E-Ishq Meri Jaan.
She also danced to her other hit songs such as Dil Cheez Kya Hai and In Aankhon Ki Masti.
Watch Rekha’s performance at the IIFA here
— IIFA Awards (@IIFA) June 24, 2018
What do you think? Comment below! We definitely can’t wait to watch it on our television screen.
All pictures are taken from IIFA.