NEW YORK: Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt won Best Actor (Male) and Best Actor (Female) respectively for their performances in Udta Punjab in the 2017 edition of IIFA Awards.
Neerja won the award for Best Film while AnirudhRoy Chaudhary won Best Director award for Pink.
Anupam Kher won the award for Best Actor in Supporting Role (Male) for his performance in M.S. Dhoni: An Untold Story while Shabana Azmi bagged the Best Actor in Supporting Role (Female) for her performance in Neerja.
Diljit Dosanjh clinched the Best Debut (Male) award for his performance in Udta Punjab while the Best Debutant (Female) award was won by Disha Patani for the movie M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.
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.
The award for Best Music Direction went to Pritam while Varun Dhawan won the award for Best Actor In Comic Role.
Tapsee Pannu was named IIFA Woman Of The Year.
Story first published: 16th July 2017