Mumbai (Web Desk): Alia Bhatt and Shahid Kapoor declared the best actors at the 18th edition of the IIFA Awards 2017 for their remarkable work in Udta Punjab.
Katrina Kaif presented the award to Shahid, while Varun Dhawan announced Alia as the Best Actor – Female at the event, held at the Metlife Stadium.
The actors became emotional following winning the award for a film which made its way to the big screen after fighting the censor board and let mainstream performers like them take up something risky, Hindustan Time reported.
Amitabh Bhattacharya won the Best Lyricist award for Channa Mere Ya from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.
Amit Mishra bagged Best Playback Singer (Male) award for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil while Kanika Kapoor Tulsi Kumar jointly won the Best Playback Singer (Female) award for Udta Punjab and Airlift respectively.
AnirudhRoy Chaudhary for Pink
Best Actor (Male) Shahid Kapoor for Udta Punjab
Best Actor (Female)
Alia Bhatt for Udta Punjab
Best Actor in Supporting Role (Female)
Shabana Azmi for Neerja
Best Actor in Supporting Role (Male)
Anupam Kher for MS Dhoni: The Untold Story
Best Debutant (Female):
Disha Patani for M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
Best Debut (Male):
Diljit Dosanjh for Udta Punjab
Amitabh Bhattacharya for the song Channa Mere Ya from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Best Playback Singer (Male)
Amit Mishra for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Kanika Kapoor for Udta Punjab
Tulsi Kumar for Airlift
Best Music Direction:
Pritam for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Best Actor In Comic Role:
Varun Dhawan for Dishoom
Myntra Style Icon Award:
IIFA Woman Of The Year