Shahid, Alia win top honors at IIFA 2017

Varun Dhawan IIFA

Varun Dhawan

Bollyhood celebrities like Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Sonakshi Sinha and Varun Dhawan were a part of the film extravaganza.

"Neerja" turned out to be thebig victor when it took home the coveted award for Best Picture.

The best playback singer female award was shared by Tulsi Kumar for "Soch na sake" (Airlift) and Kanika Kapoor for "Da da dasse" (Udta Punjab).

Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury walked away with the Best Direction award for "Pink", a hard-hitting drama which put forth the message that when a woman says no, it is a no.

Katrina Kaif was no doubt among the best dressed at IIFA awards' red carpet in NY and was enjoying all the attention.while the camera followed her, editor of the show chose to put double does of Katrina Kaif in single frame! For the first time in eighteen years, IIFA had been organized in the city that never sleeps - New York City.

Film industry veterans Anupam Kher and Shabana Azmi won the best supporting actor and actress award for M S Dhoni: The Untold Story and Neerja, respectively.

A R Rahman awarded for his 25 years of musical contribution.

Jim Sarbh who was last seen in Sushant Singh starrer Raabta was given best actor in a negative role trophy for his role in Neerja.

Alia's co-star from Udta Punjab, Shahid Kapoor too won big in IIFA 2017. Pritam took home the Best Music Director honour, the Best Playback Singer (Male) award was taken by Amit Mishra and Amitabh Bhattacharya won the Best Lyricist prize.

Disha Patani who played the role of Dhoni's girlfriend in MS Dhoni: The Untold Story was named best debut actor female.

Varun Dhawan's performance in Dishoom earned him the title of Best Actor in a Comic Role.

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