IIFA 2018: Sridevi awarded best actress; complete list of winners
At Bangkok, celebrities gathered for one of the biggest events on Bollywood calendar- the IIFA awards, on Sunday. Late actress Sridevi received the best actress award for her performance in 'Mom' at the 19th edition of IIFA. Irrfan Khan's stupendous performance in 'Hindi Medium' got him the best actor male award. The performances of many stars made it a night to remember.
Boney Kapoor receives award for Sridevi
She was the queen of grace and worthy of every praise. There's no doubt the award for Performance in a Leading Role - Female posthumously goes to the late #Sridevi#IIFA2018 #NEXAIIFAAwards pic.twitter.com/x88ClJgR1d— IIFA Awards (@IIFA) June 24, 2018
'Tumhari Sulu' awarded best movie, 'Newton' best story
Vidya Balan starrer 'Tumhari Sulu' was awarded the best movie at the ceremony. Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' (which was India's official entry to the Oscars) got the award for best story. 'Hindi Medium' helmer Saket Chaudhary won the award for best director. Pritam's work in Ranbir Kapoor's ambitious project 'Jagga Jasoos' got him award for the best background score.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Mehr Vij won well-deserved supporting cast awards
Nawazuddin Siddiqui got the best actor (male) in supporting role award for 'Mom'. Mehr Vij took home award for best-supporting actress for her mindblowing performance in 'Secret Superstar'. Both Siddiqui and Vij were appreciated for their roles by critics when their movies had released.
Arijit Singh won for 'Hawayein', Meghna Mishra for 'Secret Superstar'
Amit V Masurkar got the award for best story of 'Newton'. Nitesh Tiwari and Shreyas Jain were awarded best screenplay for 'Bareilly Ki Barfi'. Hitesh Kewalya got award for best dialogues for his work in 'Shubh Mangal Savdhan'. Arijit Singh got the best singer award for 'Hawayein' and best female singer award went to Meghna Mishra for 'Main Kaun Hoon' song from 'Secret Superstar'.
Konkana Sen Sharma won debutante director award
Vijay Ganguly and Ruel Dausan Varindani were declared best choreographers for 'Galti Se Mistake' in Jagga Jasoos. Marcin Laskawiec was given best cinematography award for 'Tiger Zinda Hai'. Shweta Venkat Mathew got award for best editing (Newton). Manoj Muntashir was given best lyricist award for 'Mere Rashke Qamar' from Baadshaho. Konkana Sen Sharma was awarded 'Best Debut Director Award' for 'A Death in Gunj'.
Kriti Sanon and Anupam Kher were awarded too
Veteran actor Anupam Kher was given the award for 'Outstanding Achievement by an Actor in Indian Cinema'. His close friend Anil Kapoor handed him the award. Kriti Sanon was given 'Best Style Icon of the Year' award. A performance by Rekha made IIFA 2018 memorable. Others who lit the stage on fire were Varun Dhawan, Arjun Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor and Kartik Aryan.