The eighth edition of Indian Film Festival Melbourne Awards 2017 was held on August 11. The event turned to be a gala affair with the likes of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Karan Johar, Malaika Arora and Sushant Singh Rajput in attendance. Held at Melbourne Recital Centre, the award ceremony celebrated the excellence of Indian actors and filmmakers. Among the winners were Sushant Singh Rajput, Aishwarya, KJo, Aamir Khan's Dangal and Prabhas starrer Baahubali 2. The Kakkar sisters Akriti, Prakriti and Sukriti added life to the evening as they performed together for the first time outside India.