The 20th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards was held in Mumbai’s Dome, NSCI, SVP Stadium on Wednesday.
The big winners of the night were Raazi (Best Film), Ranveer Singh (Best Actor), Alia Bhatt (Best Actress), Sriram Raghavan (Best Director), Aditi Rao Hydari (Best Supporting Actress), Vicky Kaushal (Best Supporting Actor), Sara Ali Khan (Best Debutant – Female) and Ishaan Khatter (Best Debutant – Male) among others.
Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor, Rajkumar Hirani and Saroj Khan were honoured with special awards. The evening also saw the Outstanding Achievement in Cinema award being bestowed upon veteran actor Jagdeep.
Hosted by Ayushmann Khurrana, IIFA Awards 2019 featured sensational performances by Salman Kham, Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan, Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal among others.
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Salman brings down the curtain
Salman Khan is on stage. The moment "Swag Se Karenge Sabka Swagat" played, the audience went berserk. Salman also danced to "Oh Oh Jane Jaana" and "Garam Chai Ki Pyaali Ho".
Best Film award
The Best Film award goes to Meghna Gulzar directorial Raazi. Actor Katrina Kaif and choreographer presented the award.
Best Actress award
The Best Actor (Female) award goes to Alia Bhatt for Raazi. Vicky Kaushal presents her the award.
Best Actor (Male) award
The Best Actor (Male) award goes to Ranveer Singh for Padmaavat. 83 director Kabir Khan presents him the award.
Best Director award
The Best Director award goes to Sriram Raghavan for Andhadhun. Deepika Padukone presents him the award.
Best Supporting Actor (female) award
The Best Supporting Actor (female) award goes to Aditi Rao Hydari for Padmaavat. This is a surprise actually, considering the contenders included Neena Gupta and Surekha Sikhri for Badhaai Ho.
Best Supporting actor (male) award
The Best Supporting actor (male) award goes to Vicky Kaushal for Sanju. His Raazi co-star Alia Bhatt presented him the award.
Award for Deepika Padukone
The award for Best Actor (female) in the last 20 years goes to Deepika Padukone.
Award for Ranbir Kapoor
The award for Best Actor in the last 20 years goes to Ranbir Kapoor for his work in Barfi. The award presented by Rekha is accepted by Barfi director Anurag Basu on Ranbir's behalf.
Best debutant (female) award
The Best debutant (female) award goes to Sara Ali Khan for Kedarnath.
Best debutant (male) award
The Best debutant (male) award goes to Ishaan Khatter for Dhadak and Beyond the Clouds. He received the award from brother Shahid Kapoor. Ayushmann, Aparshakti, Shahid and Ishaan also dance to Zingaat.
Madhuri Dixit honours Saroj Khan
Madhuri Dixit pays tribute to veteran choreographer Saroj Khan by performing on tracks like "Ek Do Teen", "Chane Ke Khet Mein", "Mera Pita Ghar Aaya" and "Choli Ke Peeche Kya Hai". After Madhuri's act, Ayushmann and Aparshakti invited Saroj ji on stage and the Kalank actor surprised her with an award for her contribution to Hindi cinema.
Deepika is finally here!
Deepika Padukone arrives fashionably late at IIFA Awards 2019.
PHOTOS: IIFA Awards 2019 performances
Arijit Singh and Jonita Gandhi perform at IIFA Awards 2019
When Pritam received the Best Music Direction award for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, he called Arijit Singh and Jonita Gandhi on the stage. While Arijit captivated the audience with a rendition of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil title track, Jonita sang "Break Up Song".
Award for Kaho Na Pyaar Hai
The Best Film in the last 20 years has gone to Kaho Na Pyaar Hai.
Award for #MeToo accused Rajkumar Hirani
The next award is for Best Direction in the last 20 years. It has gone to Rajkumar Hirani. The award was presented by Salman Khan.
IIFA introduces five special awards
On the completion of 20 years, IIFA introduces five special awards. The first award is for music direction, which went to Pritam for his outstanding performance in the last 20 years.
Sara Ali Khan performs at IIFA Awards 2019
Sara Ali Khan's performance included not only her songs but also hit tracks of her parents like "Yaar Bina Chain Kahan Re" and "Ole Ole Ole".
Ayushmann Khurrana and Jaaved Jaaferi's hilarious skit
Ayushmann Khurrana and Jaaved Jaaferi perform a hilarious skit. While Ayushmann spoofed Ranveer Singh's Gully Boy character Murad, Javed played a host of popular characters like Munna Bhai, Bauji from Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge and Khilji from Padmaavat.
Best Story award
The Best Story award goes to Sriram Raghavan, Pooja Ladha Surti, Arijit Biswas, Yogesh Chandekar and Hemanth Rao for Andhadhun.
Best Music award
The Best Music award goes to Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety. This is such a shame that in a category where Amit Trivedi has been nominated twice, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety wins. Amaal Malik, Rochak Kohli and Yo Yo Honey Singh received the award.
Best Lyrics award
The Best Lyrics award goes to Amitabh Bhattacharya for "Dhadak".
Vicky Kaushal performs at IIFA Awards 2019
Vicky Kaushal is on stage to perform. Vicky danced on a couple of Punjabi hits like "Kava Kava", "Gur Naal Ishq Mitha" and "Dhyanchand".
Veteran actor Jagdeep honoured with the Outstanding Achievement in Cinema award. The actor is accompanied by sons Jaaved Jaaferi and Naved Jafri and grandson Meezan. The award is presented to him by Ranveer Singh and Ramesh Sippy, who directed him in Sholay.
Katrina performs at IIFA Awards 2019
Katrina Kaif performs on "Suraiya" and "Aithey Aa" among more. Salman had a smile plastered on his face throughout the performance.
Salman cheers for Katrina
Katrina Kaif is on the stage. As her name was called, Salman Khan stood up to cheer for his former girlfriend.
Best Playback Singer (female) award
The Best Playback Singer (female) award goes to Harshdeep Kaur and Vibha Saraf for "Dilbaro" from Raazi.
Best Playback Singer (male) award
The Best Playback Singer (male) award goes to Arijit Singh for "Ae Watan" from Raazi.
Perfect start to IIFA 2019
World of Dance winners Kings United perform with Ranveer Singh. The power-packed performance is the perfect start to IIFA Awards 2019.
Ranveer performs at IIFA 2019
Ranveer Singh is the opening act at IIFA Awards 2019. His performance is preceded by Ganesh Aarti. Ranveer enters the auditorium from within the audience seating area. He is singing "Mere Gully Mein" as many in the audience are standing to cheer for him. The crowd cannot stop making noise for the actor.
The Khuranas are on a roll
Brothers Ayushmann Khurrana and Aparshakti Khurana take the stage and have been entertaining from the word go.
IIFA Awards 2019 begins
IIFA Awards 2019 begins. Karan Johar kicks off the proceedings.
Mouni arrives for IIFA Awards 2019
Mouni Roy, who will be seen next in Made in China, needs to consult another stylist.
Preity Zinta is here!
Preity Zinta grabbed eyeballs on the green carpet of IIFA Awards 2019.
Riteish-Genelia arrive for IIFA Awards 2019
Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza were among the couples at IIFA Awards 2019.
Swara Bhasker is here!
Swara Bhasker arrived late for IIFA Awards 2019.
Urvashi Rautela wins over photographers
Urvashi Rautela blows a kiss at the photographers.