Alia Bhatt excited, nervous for her debut IIFA performance

Shahid Kapoor IIFA 2017

Shahid Kapoor

Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury took home the award for Best Director for his film Pink. For the first time in eighteen years, IIFA had been organized in the city that never sleeps - New York City.

Moreover, Shahid and Alia deserved to be the best actor and actress as they have done the most challenging roles of their career in the film.

While the actress was busy making the huge announcement of the Best Actor Award, the cameras panned at Shahid Kapoor, and whoa!

Udta Punjab, a gritty crime drama spotlighting the huge problem of drug abuse among young people in Punjab, scooped up the Best Actor award for Shahid Kapoor and the Best Actress prize for Alia Bhatt.

The 18th edition of the awards ceremony that celebrates the achievements of Bollywood in different cities across the world is a three-day extravaganza that started from July 13 and is being held at the iconic MetLife Stadium in NY.

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

In the Music direction category, Pritam was up against Amaal Malik and Rochak Kohli for "M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story" and Amit Trivedi for 'Udta Punjab'.

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

Best Female Playback Singer: Kanika Kapoor for Udta Punjab.

Jim Sarbh who was last seen in Sushant Singh starrer Raabta was given best actor in a negative role trophy for his role in Neerja.

The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) race is officially underway with "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" triumphing in the music catergory this year.

Varun Dhawan's performance in Dishoom earned him the title of Best Actor in a Comic Role.

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

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