The 20th edition of the IIFA Awards was hosted in the hometown of the Indian film industry. It was a huge gala event with celebrities putting their best fashion foot forward for the award night. The highlight of the event was Ranveer Singh winning the Best Actor IIFA for Padmaavat and Alia Bhatt getting the Best Actress IIFA for Raazi.
IIFA Awards 2019: Full list of winners announced Alia Bhatt for ‘Raazi’ and Ranveer Singh for ‘Padmaavat Big Win.
— Ranveer Singh (@RanveerOfficial) September 19, 2019
Both Raazi and Padmaavat had 10 nominations each, second highest after AndhaDhun. AndhaDhun, which held the highest number of IIFA nominations with 13 nods, fetched the Best Director award for Sriram Raghavan.
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Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema Award was handed to veteran choreographer Saroj Khan with Madhuri Dixit paying a heart-felt tribute to Ms Khan. Meanwhile, master of comedy Jagdeep, beloved for his hilarious turns in Sholay, Brahmachari, Andaz Apna Apna and other films, was also presented with a special award for his phenomenal work in cinema and acting.
Take a look at the list of winners here:
Best film – Raazi
Best Director – Sriram Raghavan (AndhaDhun)
Best Actress- Alia Bhatt (Raazi)
Best Actor – Ranveer Singh (Padmaavat)
Best Supporting Actress – Aditi Rao Hydari (Padmaavat)
Best Supporting Actor – Vicky Kaushal for (Sanju)
Best Debut Actor – Ishaan Khatter (Dhadak)
Best Debut Actress – Sara Ali Khan (Kedarnath)
Best Story – Sriram Raghavan, Pooja Ladha Surti, Arijit Biswas, Yogesh Chandekar and Hemanth Rao (AndhaDhun)
Best Music Direction – Amaal Mallik, Guru Randhawa, Rochak Kohli, Saurabh-Vaibhav and Zack Knight (Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety)
Best Lyrics – Amitabh Bhattacharya (Dhadak)
Best Playback Singer (Female) – Harshdeep Kaur and Vibha Saraf (Dilbaro from Raazi)
Best Playback Singer (Male) – Arijit Singh for (Ae Watan from Raazi)
Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema – Saroj Khan and Jagdeep