Rounding up the trio of serious- minded films was Pink, a movie about sexual violence against women, which got Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury the Best Director award.
Katrina Kaif was no doubt among the best dressed at IIFA awards' red carpet in NY and was enjoying all the attention.while the camera followed her, editor of the show made a decision to put double does of Katrina Kaif in single frame!
As hosts, Karan Johar and Saif Ali Khan attempted to keep the humour alive, but beyond a point, the crowd wasn't very engaged and booed them in between. In which "Neerja" named the best picture and received the award of the 2017 International Indian Film Academy (IIFA).
Meanwhile, Amit Mishra walked away with the Best Playback Singer (Male) award for the song "Bulleya" of the movie 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'.
Jim Sarbh who was last seen in Sushant Singh starrer Raabta was given best actor in a negative role trophy for his role in Neerja.
The best story award went to Ayesha Devitre Dhillon and Shakun Batra for Kapoor & Sons. Tulsi Kumar and Kanika Kapoor shared the Best Playback Singer (Female) honour for Airlift and Udta Punjab respectively.
The event witnessed several high-octane performances.
Katrina Kaif not only was a part of this goof up, but also conquered the stage with her dance performance.
Shabani Azmi's performance in Neerja and Anupam Kher's work in MS Dhoni: The Untold Story earned them the Best Supporting Actor awards.
Unlike previous editions, no worldwide stars were part of the IIFA celebrations this year.