Sonam's 'Neerja' wins best picture, AR Rahman honoured for musical contribution

Sonam's 'Neerja' wins best picture, AR Rahman honoured for musical contribution

Sonam's 'Neerja' wins best picture, AR Rahman honoured for musical contribution

In the film, Shahid Kapoor portrayed the role of Punjabi rockstar, Tommy Singh, who is coping with a drug addiction.

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

Katrina Kaif not only was a part of this goof up, but also conquered the stage with her dance performance.

Rahman sang two lines from "Maa tujhe salaam" much to the delight of the audience on the final day of the 18th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards, an annual celebration of Hindi cinema at a foreign location.

Best Debut Male: Diljit Dosanjh for Udta Punjab. The best actor in a comic role went to Varun Dhawan for "Dishoom", Alia Bhatt picked up a second trophy for Mystra Style Icon, and IIFA named Taapsee Pannu their woman of the year.

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

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

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For IIFA Rocks 2017, Varun Dhawan chose a seersucker navy suit from Paul Smith, an Emporio Armani ice blue shirt, a pocket square and red tie from Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent Chelsea boots rounding it with a clean shaven look and sleek pulled back hairstyle.

"Raabta" actors Rajput and Sanon performed on retro tracks, while Dhawan paid tribute to his father David Dhawan by grooving to his chartbusters.

He treated fans by performing on hit numbers from '90s movie "Judwaa" like "Oonchi hai building" and "Tan tana tan", which are being recreated for his upcoming film "Judwaa 2".

Moreover, the handsome hunk took to his Instagram page, and as a gesture of thankfulness to his lovely wife Mira, he posted a picture of theirs from the green carpet and captioned, "My strength".

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.

Unlike previous editions, no worldwide stars were part of the IIFA celebrations this year.

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