Giving Indian cinema a global platform, the 17th edition of the IIFA Awards took over the capital city of Madrid with an exceptional show.
This year the IIFA stage saw Bollywood’s most hilarious duo – the talented actors Shahid Kapoor and Farhan Akhtar – host India’s most awaited awards ceremony. The pair bowled over the audience and all of the industry members present, leaving them in fits of laughter with their amusing wisecracks, impeccable delivery and impressive on-stage chemistry.
The awards ceremony witnessed remarkable acts by Bollywood’s very own crème de la crème Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Sonakshi Sinha and Tiger Shroff among others.
Check out these cool pictures both from the green carpet and from the IIFA awards show!
About IIFA (International Indian Film Academy):
Conceptualized and produced by Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. and supported by the key members of the Indian film fraternity, IIFA is the most appreciated South Asian film academy and a global platform that gives the Indian film fraternity an opportunity to reach audiences in international territories. The alliances made via the platform of IIFA provide huge benefits and gain to India but an equally important objective of this prestigious brand is to create similar outcomes in its host country. The aim is to establish a system of mutual benefit to both India as well as the host destinations by boosting tourism, economic development, trade, culture, cross-border investments and film co-productions.
Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt. Ltd promotes the IIFA Weekend & Awards globally each year and travel to new, exciting and beautiful destinations, taking the film fraternity with it to unite and celebrate the best of Indian film and culture, thereby taking Indian Cinema& India to a wider audience. www.iifa.com
Just in case you missed it here is the full IIFA AWARDS 2016 WINNERS LIST:
Best Lyric Writer: – Varun Grover for ‘Moh Moh Ke Dhaage’ – Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Best Female Playback Singer Award: Monali Thakur for ‘Moh Moh Ke Dhaage’ – Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Best Male Playback Singer Award: Papon for ‘Moh Moh Ke Dhaage’ – Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Best Music Direction: Meet Bros, Anjjan, Ankit Tiwari, Amaal Mallik – Roy
Best Cinematography: Sudeep Chatterjee – Bajirao Mastani
Best Screenplay: Kabir Khan, Parveez Shaikh, V. Vijayendra Prasad – Bajrangi Bhaijaan
Best Editing: A Sreekar Prasad – Talvar
Debut Male: Vicky Kaushal – Masaan
Debut Female: Bhoomi Pednekar – Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Best Performance in a Comic Role: Deepak Dobriyal – Tanu Weds Manu Returns
Best Performance in Negative role: Darshan Kumar – NH 10
IIFA Jodi of the Year: Athiya Shetty & Sooraj Pancholi
Best Performance in a Supporting role (Male): Anil Kapoor – Dil Dhadakne Do
Best Performance in a Supporting role (Female): Priyanka Chopra – Bajirao Mastani
IIFA Woman of the Year: Priyanka Chopra
Best Story: Juhi Chaturvedi – Piku
Best Performance in a Leading role (Male): Ranveer Singh – Bajirao Mastani
Best Performance in a Leading Role (Female): Deepika Padukone – Piku
Best Direction: Sanjay Leela Bhansali – Bajirao Mastani
Best Picture: Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Producers – Salman Khan, Rockline Venkatesh