IIFA Awards 2017: Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt win top awards

Sonakshi Sinha IIFA 2017

Three-days celebration of Indian cinema, the 18th edition of the International Film Academy Awards, was held in NY from July 13 to July 15.

Her co-star, Shahid, was honoured with the best actor gong for his portrayal of drug-addict rockstar, Tommy Singh.

Bollywood's favourite couple, Shahid Kapoor and wife Mira Rajput stole the show at IIFA too.

Apart from winning an award, Shahid Kapoor's dance performance enthralled audience at IIFA 2017. According to them, Sushant laughed it off at Shahid Kapoor for beating him to win the Best Actor award. Aniruddha Roy Choudhruy got the award for Best Director for his film Pink. "Thanks team IIFA and "Udta Punjab"," he tweeted.

He is laughing at IIFA for not getting best actor award.ek mauka mila tha wo bhi gaya.

Filmmaker Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil dominated the music categories.

Among the singers, Kanika Kapoor's Da da dase and Tulsi Kumar Soch na sake shared the award in the female category, while Amit Mishra won it in the men's category. In the mean time, Shakun Batra and Ayesha Devitre Dhillon left with the honor for Best Story.

The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) race is officially underway with "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" triumphing in the music catergory this year.

The hosts for the ceremony were Saif Ali Khan and Johar, who had the audience in splits with their amusing one-liners and banter. Alia, who also won the Myntra Style Icon Award, began the proceedings of the night with her performance on "Tamma tamma", "Ladki beautiful" and "Badri ki dulhaniya". IIFA 2017 NY, which was held recently, successfully lived up to the expectations and honoured the best of the Indian film fraternity. He and his alleged girlfriend Kriti Sanon gave an fantastic dance performance together in NY on July 15.

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