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IIFA 2017: 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' film wins big in music category

IIFA 2017: 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' film wins big in music category

Moreover, Shahid and Alia deserved to be the best actor and actress as they have done the most challenging roles of their career in the film.

The hosts for the ceremony were Saif Ali Khan and Johar, who had the audience in splits with their amusing one-liners and banter.

Three-day celebration of Indian cinema, the 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards, was held in NY on from July 13 to July 15. Shakun Batra and Ayesha DeVitre won the award for the Best Story for Kapoor & Sons.

It is an open secret now that the award of the Best Actor is grabbed by none other than Shahid Kapoor for "Udta Punjab" in which he portrayed the character of a drug abusing rock star.

Pritam Chakraborty has won the Best Music Direction award for the Karan Johar directorial, while Amitabh Bhattacharya won the Best Lyricist award for the movie's song 'Channa Mere Ya'.

Disha Patani and Punjabi star Diljit Dosanjh won their first ever IIFA awards for their debut Hindi films M S Dhoni and Udta Punjab, respectively.

Varun Dhawan's performance in Dishoom earned him the title of Best Actor in a Comic Role.

Though many expected Ranbir Kapoor to get the Best Actor award for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, it was Shahid Kapoor who walked away with the honour for the movie Udta Punjab.

The best playback singer female award was shared by Tulsi Kumar for "Soch na sake" (Airlift) and Kanika Kapoor for "Da da dasse" (Udta Punjab).

Anupam Kher received the award for his portrayal of MS Dhoni's father on celluloid. the veteran actor has never seized to amaze us as each film passes by.

The event witnessed several high-octane performances. Will she be as good as Sasha as far as acting and dancing is concerned? Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon wooed the audience with their crackling chemistry as they jived to retro tracks.

Unlike previous editions, no worldwide stars were part of the IIFA celebrations this year.