IIFA Awards Winners 2019: The 20th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards was held in Mumbai’s Dome, NSCI, SVP Stadium, on Wednesday night untill the wee hours of the next day. Hosted by brothers Aparshakti and Ayushmann Khurrana, the gala saw high-octane performances by Sara Ali Khan, Vicky Kaushal, Katrina Kaif, Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit.
Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt won big. Ranveer walked away with the Best Actor trophy for Padmaavat, Alia Bhatt was adjudged the Best Actress for her role in Raazi. Both Raazi and Padmaavat had 10 nominations each, right after AndhaDhun. Sriram Raghavan's AndhaDhun held the highest number of IIFA nominations with 13 nominations under its belt. It took the Best Director award for acclaimed filmmaker Sriram Raghavan.
Sara Ali Khan got the Best Debut Female Award for Kedarnath and Ishan Khatter won the best debut for Dhadak.
And to no one's surprise, Sriram Raghavan won the Best Director Award for Andhadhun. Well deserved, we must say. This time, IIFA also announced special awards. Deepika Padukone won the Special Award for Best Actress for Chennai Express.
Here are the highlights of the grand gala: