The evening also saw special awards given, including a Special Award for Best Actress to Deepika Padukone for Chennai Express (2013).
Ranveer Singh wins Best Actor, Alia Bhatt is Best Actress at 20th IIFA awards in Mumbai
Mumbai - 19 Sep 2019 15:00 IST
Updated : 01 Oct 2019 12:59 IST
Awards season kicked off in Mumbai with the 20th edition of the International Indian Film Awards (IIFA). The event saw Ranveer Singh with the Best Actor trophy for his performance in Padmaavat (2018), while Alia Bhatt took home the trophy for her performance in Raazi (2018).
Hosted by Ayushmann Khurrana, the awards ceremony also saw performances by Katrina Kaif, Salman Khan, Vicky Kaushal, Sara Ali Khan and Madhuri Dixit Nene among others.
While Khurrana has been praised for his performances over the last two years, the actor missed out on the big trophies. His Andhadhun (2018) director Sriram Raghavan walked away with the Best Director award though.
While Sara Ali Khan and Ishaan Khatter won the Best Debut Female and Male awards respectively for Kedarnath (2018) and Dhadak (2018), Vicky Kaushal walked away with the award for Best Supporting Actor (Male) for Sanju (2018). Aditi Rao Hydari, meanwhile, was named the Best Supporting Actor (Female) for her performance in Padmaavat (2018).
The event also saw some stunning performances with an opening act which saw Ranveer Singh join the reality show World Of Dance winners, Kings United, on stage.
The music awards saw Arijit Singh win Best Playback Singer (Male) for 'Ae Watan' from Raazi, and Harshdeep Kaur and Vibha Saraf win the Best Playback Singer (Female) award for 'Dilbaro' from the same film. The Best Music award went to the film, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety (2018).
Vicky Kaushal also took to the stage with some Punjabi numbers in 'Kava Kava' and the evergreen 'Gur Naal Ishq Mitha'.
As a twist, Sara Ali Khan grooved to her father Saif's iconic 'Ole Ole' from Yeh Dillagi (1994).
In addition to the regular winners, there was also a celebration of the 20 years of the festival with a bunch of special awards. Deepika Padukone was awarded the Best Actress In Last 20 years, while Rajkumar Hirani walked away with the trophy for Best Director In Last 20 Years.
Ranbir Kapoor went home with the trophy for Best Actor In Last 20 Years.
Even Hrithik Roshan had a consolation win, with his debut film, Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai... (2000) being adjudged the Best Film In Last 20 Years at the awards ceremony.
Veteran actor Jagdeep was felicitated for his Outstanding Contribution to Cinema, while choreographer Saroj Khan took home a trophy for Lifetime Achievement.
One of the famous comedians of Indian film industry, Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri also known as Jadeep, receives the Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema Award.#iifa20 #iifahomecoming#nexaexperience pic.twitter.com/dxh4COli4w— IIFA Awards (@IIFA) September 18, 2019
The full list of winners is as follows:
Best story: Sriram Raghavan, Pooja Ladha Surti, Arijit Biswas, Yogesh Chandekar and Hemanth Rao for Andhadhun
Best music direction in last 20 years: Pritam
Best director in last 20 years: Rajkumar Hirani
Best film in last 20 years: Kaho Na Pyaar Hai
Best actor in last 20 years: Ranbir Kapoor
Best actress in last 20 years: Deepika Padukone
Best debutant (Male): Ishaan Khatter for Dhadak and Beyond the Clouds
Best debutant (Female): Sara Ali Khan for Kedarnath
Best supporting actor (Male): Vicky Kaushal for Sanju
Best supporting actor (Female): Aditi Rao Hydari for Padmaavat
Best director: Sriram Raghavan for Andhadhun
Best actor (Male): Ranveer Singh for Padmaavat
Best actor (Female): Alia Bhatt for Raazi
Best film: Raazi
Outstanding achievement in cinema: Jagdeep
Best lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya for 'Dhadak'
Best music: Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety
Best playback singer (Female): Harshdeep Kaur and Vibha Saraf for 'Dilbaro'
Best playback singer (Male): Arijit Singh for 'Ae Watan'