IIFA 2019: ‘Raazi’ Gets Best Film, Raghavan Wins Director Award

The International Indian Film Academy Awards, aka ‘Bollywood’s Oscars’, was back for its 20th year. IIFA 2019 was held in Mumbai, and it was the first time the ceremony took place in India.

Hosted by Ayushmann Khurrana and Aparshakti Khurana, the show saw performances by Salman Khan, Ranveer Singh, Vicky Kaushal, Madhuri Dixit, Katrina Kaif and Sara Ali Khan. For more information on the show, click here.

Ayushmann Khurrana, Vicky Kaushal and Karan Johar graced the green carpet

IIFA 2019 was hosted by brothers Ayushmann Khurrana and Aparshakti Khurana

Ranveer Singh opened the show with a performance of ‘Mere Gully Mein’ from Gully Boy

While Madhuri Dixit, Katrina Kaif and Sara Ali Khan, Salman Khan and Vicky Kaushal mesmerized the crowd with their performances

Andhadhun, Padmaavat, Raazi, Sanju and Badhaai Ho were among the films nominated, with Andhadhun in the lead with 13 nominations

IIFA 2019 kickstarted on 16 September with IIFA Rocks where technical awards for Bollywood films were announced

Sriram Raghavan won the Best Director Award for 'Andhadhun'

Sriram Raghavan won the Best Director award for Andhadhun. Deepika Padukone presented him the award.

Alia Gets Best Actress award for 'Raazi'

The Best Actor (Female) award goes to Alia Bhatt for Raazi. On-screen husband in the film, Vicky Kaushal presented her the award.

Best Actor (Male) Award Goes to Ranveer Singh for Padmaavat

The Best Actor (Male) award went to Ranveer Singh for Padmaavat. 83 director Kabir Khan presents him the award.

Raazi Bags the Best Film Award at IIFA

‘Raazi’ has won the Best Film award. It went to director Meghna Gulzar. Actor Katrina Kaif and choreographer presented the award.

Salman 'Bhai' Closes the Show With His Power-Packed Performance

Madhuri Dixit Dances on Her Famous 'Ek Do Teen' Song

'Green Carpet Goddes' Deepika Arrives

Sara Khan Dazzles In Her First IIFA Performance

Vicky Kaushal Sets the Stage on Fire With His Performance

Arijit Singh, Harshdeep Kaur Win for 'Raazi'

Harshdeep Kaur and Vibha Saraf won the Best Playback Singer award (female) 'Dilbaro' from Raazi. Arijit Singh won the Best Playback Singer award (male) for 'Ae Watan’, also from Raazi.

Hosts Ayushmann and Aparshakti Celebrate IIFA's 20th Anniversary

Ayushmann and Aparshakti serenade IIFA in honour of its 20th edition.

'Dhak Dhak' Queen Madhuri Is Here

Madhuri Dixit looked stunning as usual in a red body con dress.

Ranveer Brings 'Gully Boy' Swag to IIFA

Ranveer Singh hit the stage in a fluorescent jacket and shades covered in spikes. He brought Gully Boy style to the show and performed 'Mere Gully Mein’.

Nushrat Bharucha, Swara Bhasker and Jim Sarbh Pose for the Paps

Sara Ali Khan, Preity Zinta Arrive

Sara Ali Khan seems to have looked to Cinderella for outfit inspiration.

KJo and Vicky Kaushal Pose on the Green Carpet

Karan Johar, Vicky Kaushal, Genelia Deshmukh and Riteish Deshmukh were the next to hit the green carpet.

Team Ayushmann Are Here

Host Ayushmann Khurrana and brother Aparshakti stopped by the green carpet accompanied by their partners Tahira Kashyap and Akriti Khurana. Ayushmann looked dashing in a white tux and Tahira dazzled in a pink dress.

'Andhadhun' Dir Sriram Raghavan, Manjot Singh Among First Celebs to Arrive

Andhadhun director Sriram Raghavan, Dream Girl actor Manjot Singh and veteran film and theatre actor Dalip Tahil are among the first celebs to grace the green carpet.

The Stage Is Set

The IIFA awards are being held in India for the first time. Here’s a glimpse of glitzy set at Dome at the NSCI stadium in Mumbai.

Ayushmann and Salman Prep for Their Performances Ahead of IIFA 2019

It’s almost showtime. Host Ayushmann Khurrana and Salman Khan were spotted preparing for their performances for the big night.

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