Monday, June 27, 2016

IIFA 2016: 'Bajirao Mastani' tops in awards; 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' is Best Film

One of the grandest of Bollywood events, the International Indian Film Academy Awards unfolded with lots of glitz and glamour in the exquisite locale of Madrid, Spain. Several celebrities graced the 4-day gala show in their best designer attires and many stars shone at the event with their performances, bringing rejoice. Shahid Kapoor and Farhan Akhtar bagged brownies for being very entertaining hosts at IIFA 2016.


Going by the award list.....Sanjay Leela Bhansali's romantic saga 'Bajirao Mastani' won maximum awards - nearly 13 of them - at the 17th IIFA awards. Ranveer Singh bagged Best Actor Award, Bhansali for Best Director and Priyanka Chorpa got award for Best Actor in Supporting Role. Besides this, Priyanka was honoured with the special Woman of the Year award. 'Bajirao Mastani' also earned awards in several other categories including cinematography, costume designing, background score, choreography, special effects, action sequences, sound and production design.

Bollywood's highest grossing blockbuster 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' received Best Film and Screenplay (Kabir Khan, Parveez Shaikh and V Vijayendra Prasad).


Deepika Padukone took home the IIFA for Best Actress for her role in 'Piku'. This comedy drama by Shoojit Sarcar also bagged Best Story and Best Dialogue (Juhi Chaturvedi).

Another film which bagged more than one award was 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' for its song, "Moh Moh Ke Dhaage". Varun Grover won the Best Lyrics Awards for the soothing number while Monali Thakur and Papon were honored as lead singers. While Bhumi Pednekar won the Best Debut Actor award.

'Hero' actors Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty received the Best Debut Couple award. Similarly debutant Vicky Kaushal also won the Best Debut Actor award for 'Masaan'.

While Anil Kapoor got the Best Actor in a Supporting Role for 'Dil Dhadakne Do', Darshan Kumar won the Best Actor in a Negative Role for NH10.

Check Out your favourite Bollywood stars who dazzled at the IIFA green carpet

Leading and stunning Bollywood beauties like Deepika Padukone, Bipasha Basu, Sonakshi Sinha and Nargis Fakhri dazzled at the IIFA green carpet on Friday. The three days International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) gala is being held in Madrid this year from June 23-26. From beauty queens to B-Town hunks looked stunning as ever. Find them here and check them one by one:

Dimpled beauty Deepika looked ravishing in a black dress by Swapnil Shinde. She made it simple but HOT as she accessorized her look with a lovely neckpiece by jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali. Deepika is soon to make her Hollywood debut with ‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage’ movie.


The 'Dabangg' girl Sonakshi Sinha proved it that she is one SEXY girl! She stole hearts in her embellished gown by Zara Umrigar. Her striking hot appearance killed it at the green carpet. Sonakshi will soon be seen in ‘Akira’ that will hit screens this year.

New bride of B-Town Bipasha Basu nailed it being the showstopper for designer Vikram Phadnis, and for the very first time she walked the ramp with her husband actor Karan Singh Grover. Bipasha was stunning in an embroidered black gown and her silver neckpiece became the talk of the town. Regards Karan, was as usual amazing and super HOT!

Former queen- Lara Dutta also walked the green carpet with her husband tennis champ Mahesh Bhupathi. Lara looked WOW! And amazing in a beaded black and blue dress by Balmain.


The ‘Bold & Beautiful’ Daisy Shah looked simple and pretty in a printed crop top and a skirt by Payal Singhal. We loved her simple outlook and especially her earrings.

This over night star- Bhumi Pednekar was pretty and elegant in white. She wore an ensemble from the shelves of Geisha Designs. Something that made her look standing out! She will soon be seen in her upcoming movie ‘Manmarziyan’ opposite Ayushmann Khurrana.

‘Azhar’ beauty Nargis Fakhri stole our hearts in a blue suit by Monisha Jaising. She looked gorgeous as ever!

‘Hero’ movie actress Athiya Shetty stunned us all in a Rayane Bacha jumpsuit. She completed her look with a deep red lipstick with little makeup.

After all the pretty ladies it came time for the hunks of B-Town- Riteish Deshmukh, he was just wow! Riteish was a treat to the eye in his white outfit by Shantanu & Nikhil. Something that caught our eye was his cool shoes which he matched it well.

How can we forget this 'Shaandaar' star - Shahid Kapoor, who gathered all the adjectives to his look. He was not just handsome but crisp in a suit by Kunal Rawal.