The International Indian Film Academy Awards or IIFA Awards were held in New York.
While IIFA 2017 saw some stunning fashion choices, it also witnessed some disappointing choices. Famed international designers like Ziad Nakad, Zuhair Murad, Gucci, Emporio Armani made their foray on the IIFA traditional green carpet along with some splendid Indian designers like Gauri & Nainika, Swapnil Shinde and Anju Madan. Shining, shimmering and glistening away to glory, the divas were complimented by the dapper dudes.
But the big winners of the evening were:
Best Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury for Pink
Style Icon of the Year: Alia Bhatt
Best Picture: Neerja
Best Performance In a Leading Role (Male): Shahid Kapoor for Udta Punjab
Best Performance in a Leading Role (Female): Alia Bhatt for Udta Punjab
Best Performance in a Supporting Role (Male): Anupam Kher for MS Dhoni: The Untold Story Best Performance in a Supporting Role (Female): Shabana Azmi for Neerja
Best Debutant (Male): Diljit Dosanjh for Udta Punjab
Best Debutante (Female): Disha Patani for MS Dhoni: The Untold Story
Woman of the Year: Taapsee Pannu
Best Music Direction: Pritam for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Best Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya for Channa Mereya
Best Playback Singer (Male): Amit Mishra for Bulleya
Best Playback Singer (Female): Kanika Kapoor for ‘Da Da Dasse’ and Tulsi Kumar for ‘Soch Na Sake’
Best Performance in a Comic Role: Varun Dhawan for Dishoom
Best Performance in a Negative Role: Jim Sarbh for Neerja
Best Story: Ayesha Devitre Dhillon and Shakun Batra for Kapoor & Sons
Take a look at Bollywood’s most glamorous night, in pictures, and tell us who you think were the best and worst dressed celebrities.
– Text: The Quint and News18; Pictures taken by Yogen Shah