IIFA 2017: Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor Win Best Actors, 'Neerja' Best Film

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The event was attended by many film personalities including Salman Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt, Sushant Singh Rajput, Kriti Sanon and Varun Dhawan among others.

Udta Punjab and Neerja were the big winners.

Actor Shahid Kapoor walked the red carpet of International Indian Film Academy or IIFA awards 2017 holding the hand of his better half Mira Rajput. The Metlife Stadium woke up with the IIFA Awards festivity on Saturday night.

Best picture went to Neerja, a thriller based on the true story of a purser who helped save the lives of more than 350 passengers when Libyan-backed hijackers stormed Pan Am Flight 73 in Karachi, Pakistan, in 1986.

Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury left with the Best Direction grant for "Pink", a hard-hitting dramatization which set forth the message that when a lady says no, it is a no.

Best Female Playback Singer: Kanika Kapoor for Udta Punjab.

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Hosted by Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan and producer-director Karan Johar, the ceremony, which celebrates the achievements of Bollywood in different cities across the world, is a three-day extravaganza that started from July 13 and is being held at the iconic MetLife Stadium in NY.

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.

Best Actor in a comic role: Varun Dhawan for Dishoom.

Karan Johar and Saif Ali Khan as hosts endeavored to keep the silliness alive.

As we know that, IIFA, a festival of Hindi film and music, happens each year in different countries.

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