The Indian Film Fraternity has been going international for quite sometime now and this time the most prestigious award function of the year went to New York! The audience spectated one of the biggest award shows ever, with all the big stars of B-Town competing against each other to bag the most coveted award in their respective categories. 2016 witnessed some big movies like Airlift, Fan, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, Pink, Rock On 2, and Udta Punjab, and to celebrate the success and grandeur of these big films, IIFA 2017 was held. If you missed out on the action live and don’t want to wait for the television broadcast, we as always have got it covered for you.

The show was hosted by none other than our very own Karan Johar and Saif Ali Khan who shared some good chemistry throughout the night. The awards ceremony was just as special as it is every year. Bollywood celebrities like Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, and Shahid Kapoor along with his wife Mira Rajput, Alia Bhatt,Sonakshi Sinha and Varun Dhawan attended the grand event to celebrate the success of movies from last year. The best film of the year was chosen as Neerja, whereas the award for the best director went to Anirudh Chaudhary for the movie Pink. Award for the best male actor went to Shahid Kapoor and best female actor went to Alia Bhatt, both for their movie Udta Punjab. Best actor in supporting role female was bagged by Shabana Azmi for Neerja whereas best actor in supporting role for male category was chosen Anupam Kher for MS Dhoni: The Untold Story.

Best Lyricist of the year was Amitabh Bhattacharya for the song Channa Mere Ya from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and the Best Playback Singer (Male) in the year 2016 was Amit Mishra for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Best Playback Singer (Female) was a tie between Kanika Kapoor for Udta Punjab and Tulsi Kumar for Airlift. Award for Best Music Direction for a movie in the year 2016 was Pritam for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil which was pretty much anticipated.

This star studded show featured Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan showcasing his DJ skills at IIFA Stomp alongside DJ Amann Nagpal, Electronica icon B.R.E.E.D, DJ Nasha, as they raised the excitement with their unique music. Another facet to IIFA Stomp was a glamorous Fashion Show right in the heart of the city! Myntra shall present its collection with show-stoppers, and Bollywood actresseses, Dia Mirza and Taapsee Pannu. The award function will be broadcasted soon enough on the television for you all to sit back and enjoy. Till then you can catch last week’s release, Jagga Jasoos and cheer for Ranbir and Katrina’s electrifying chemistry. Book your tickets now and get to avail the special discounts and offers only at BookMyShow.

Summary: IIFA 2017 was held in New York on July 15 and featured some of the best performances so far by Bollywood movies. Various celebrities attended the function and bagged awards for their movies in the past year

Written By: Archit Chawla | Post Date: 17 July 2017

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