Shahid, Alia win Best Actors at IIFA 2017 for 'Udta Punjab'

Sonakshi Sinha IIFA 2017

Sonam Kapoor's Neerja, a biopic on the life of flight attendant Neerja Bhanot, received the best picture award. IIFA 2017 winners list is out and Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor won Best Actors for Udta Punjab, where as the Best film award went to Neerja. But wait, many people claimed that they saw Katrina Kaif sitting beside Shahid Kapoor when his name was announced for the best actor's award.

Katrina Kaif was no doubt among the best dressed at IIFA awards' red carpet in NY and was enjoying all the attention.while the camera followed her, editor of the show chose to put double does of Katrina Kaif in single frame!

Shabani Azmi's performance in Neerja and Anupam Kher's work in MS Dhoni: The Untold Story earned them the Best Supporting Actor awards. For the first time in eighteen years, IIFA had been organized in the city that never sleeps - New York City.

Kanika, who has lent her voice to hit songs like "Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan" from the film "Roy" and "Beat Pe Booty" from "The Flying Jatt, ' won for the film 'Udta Punjab, ' while Tulsi, who has completed 10 years in the music industry and has given hits like 'Soch Na Sake" and 'Sanam Re, ' won it for 'Airlift'. The best music director award went to Pritam, the best playback singer male award was given to Amit Mishra for "Bulleya" and Amitabh Bhattacharya won the best lyricist award for "Channa mereya".




Best Debutant - Female: Disha Patani for M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.

A R Rahman awarded for his 25 years of musical contribution.

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

Filmmaker Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil dominated the music categories.

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