The 20th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards which was attended by B-Town celebrities turned out to be amazing, as expected.
IIFA Awards 2019 is finally over, and the winners have been announced. Apart from being marked by some fantastic performances by the celebs, the mega event honoured some of the fine talents of the industry. The event was hosted by the national award winner Ayushmann Khurrana and his brother Aparshakti Khurrana.
IIFA Awards 2019: Holding the golden beauty in hands is a proud moment for every B-Town celebs and amidst much pomp and show, the awards were given away.
It was certainly a tough judgment as all the nominations were well deserving. IIFA Awards 2019 is one of the biggest Bollywood award shows, and it is always a major honour to be acknowledged here.
Here is the complete list of winners of IIFA Awards 2019:
IIFA 2019 Awards for Direction nominations: Sriram Raghavan for Andhadhun, Amit Ravindernath Sharma for Badhaai Ho, Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Padmaavat, Meghna Gulzar for Raazi and Rajkumar Hirani for Sanju.
Winner: Sriram Raghavan
IIFA 2019 Awards for Best Story nominations: Arijit Biswas, Hemanth Rao, Pooja Ladha Surti, Sriram Raghavan, Yogesh Chandekar for Andhadhun, Abhijat Joshi, Rajkumar Hirani for Sanju, Akshat Ghildial, Shantanu Srivastava for Badhaai Ho, Harinder S Sikka for Raazi, R Balki, Twinkle Khanna for Padman.
Winner: Andhadhun (Yogesh Chandekar)
Performance in leading role (Female) nominations: Alia Bhatt for Raazi, Deepika Padukone for Padmaavat, Neena Gupta for Badhaai Ho, Rani Mukerji for Hichki, Tabu for Andhadhun.
Winner: Alia Bhatt
IIFA 2019 Awards for Performance in a Leading Role (Male) nominations: Ayushmann Khurrana for Andhadhun, Rajkummar Rao for Stree, Ranbir Kapoor for Sanju, Ranveer Singh for Padmaavat, Vicky Kaushal for Raazi
Winner: Ranveer Singh
IIFA 2019 Awards for 20 years Best Actor (Female) Awards
Winner: Deepika Padukone
IIFA 2019 Awards for 20 years Best Actor (Male) Awards
Winner: Ranbir Kapoor
Performance in a Supporting Role (Female) nominations: Aditi Rao Hydari for Padmaavat, Neena Gupta for Mulk; Radhika Apte for Andhadhun, Surekha Sikri for Badhaai Ho, Swara Bhasker for Veere Di Wedding.
Winner: Aditi Rao Hydari
IIFA 2019 Awards for Performance in a Supporting Role (Male) nominations: Anil Kapoor for Race 3, Jim Sarbh for Padmaavat; Manoj Pahwa for Mulk, Pankaj Tripathi for Stree, Vicky Kaushal for Sanju.
Winner: Vicky Kaushal
IIFA 2019 Awards for Best debut awards (Female)
Winner: Sara Ali Khan (Kedarnath)
IIFA 2019 Awards for Best debut awards (Male)
Winner: Ishaan Khatter (Dhadak)
Music Direction nominations: Amaal Mallik, Guru Randhawa, Rochak Kohli, Saurabh-Vaibhav, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Zack Knight for Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety; Amit Trivedi for Manmarziyaan, Amit Trivedi for Andhadhun, Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Padmaavat, Shankar Ehsaan Loy for Raazi,
Winner: Amaal Malik, Yo Yo Honey, Guru Randhawa, and team
Lyrics nominations: Amitabh Bhattacharya for Dhadak (Dhadak), Gulzar for Ae Watan (Male) Raazi, Irshad Kamil for Mere Naam Tu (Zero), Jaideep Sahni for Naina Da Kya Kasoor (Andhadhun), Shellee for Daryaa (Manmarziyaan)
Winner: Amitabh Bhattacharya
IIFA 2019 Awards For Playback Singer (Male) nominations: Abhay Jodhpurkar for Mere Naam Tu (Zero), Amit Trivedi for Naina Da Kya Kasoor (Andhadhun), Arijit Singh for Ae Watan (Male) Raazi, Arijit Singh for Tera Yaar Hoon Main (Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety), Sukhwinder Singh for Kar Har Maidaan Fateh (Sanju).
Winner: Arijit Singh for Ae Watan
IIFA 2019 Awards For Playback Singer (Female) nominations: Harshdeep Kaur, Vibha Saraf for Dilbaro (Raazi); Shreya Ghoshal for Ghoomar (Padmaavat), Sunidhi Chauhan for Ae Watan (Female) Raazi, Sunidhi Chauhan for Main Badhiya Tu Bhi Badhiya (Sanju), Tulsi Kumar for Paniyon Sa (SatyamevJayate).
Winner: Harshdeep Kaur for Dilbaro
Lifetime Achievement Award
Legendary actor and comedian Jagdeep Jeffrey.
Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema
Achievers: Saroj Khan and Madhuri Dixit
The award for Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema was given to the master of dance and choreography Saroj Khan by none other than Madhuri Dixit who even paid tribute to the veteran choreographer by dancing on some the songs choreographed by the ace star. Apart from her, the master of comedy, Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed, also known as Jagdeep was also presented with the special award for his phenomenal work on the silver screen.
Best Film in the last 20-year category
Winner: Kaho Na Pyaar Hai
The Dabangg Salman Khan as usual was the show stopper for the glamorous event, ended the show with his fiery performance