Ajay Devgn-starrer Drishyam 2 gained the highest prize of finest image on the star-studded IIFA Awards ceremony right here that noticed Alia Bhatt and Hrithik Roshan bagging the feminine and male appearing trophies, respectively.
The 2-day extravaganza, held at a overseas location yearly to have a good time one of the best of Hindi movies, concluded Saturday night time on the Etihad Area, a part of Yas Bay Waterfront on Yas Island.
Producers Bhushan Kumar and Kumar Mangat accepted one of the best image award for Drishyam 2, a remake of a preferred Malayalam film of the identical title. The movie additionally gained the award for best-adapted story.
Bhatt, who gave the ceremony a miss, was awarded finest efficiency in a number one position — feminine for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi.
Roshan lifted the IIFA trophy for finest efficiency in a number one position – male for his work within the action-thriller movie Vikram Vedha.
“I’ve lived with Vedha for a few years now. All of it started proper right here in Abu Dhabi. I gave my first shot as Vedha right here. It seems like life has come full circle to me,” he stated, thanking the director duo Pushakar and Gayatri for the position.
“Vedha has unleashed a sure insanity in me that I did not know was inside me and I held on to that insanity,” stated the actor, who later shook a leg with co-host Vicky Kaushal on ‘Ek Pal Ka Jeena’ from his debut film Kaho Na Pyaar Hai.
Ranbir Kapoor and Bhatt-starrer Brahmastra: Half One Shiva registered probably the most wins for a movie, together with — finest playback singer (feminine) for Shreya Ghoshal, finest playback singer (male) for Arijit Singh (Male), finest lyricist award for Amitabh Bhattacharya and finest supporting actor (feminine) for Mouni Roy.
Veteran actor Anil Kapoor gained the award for finest efficiency in a supporting position – male for Jugjugg Jeeyo.
Actor R Madhavan was honoured with one of the best route award for his maiden filmmaking effort Rocketry: The Nambi Impact. Perveez Sheikh and Jasmeet Reen bagged the trophy for finest authentic story for Darlings.
Late Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan’s son, Babil Khan, gained one of the best debut (Male) award for the movie Qala. He shared the award with Shantanu Maheshwari of Gangubai Kathiawadi fame.
Actor Khushali Kumar was adjudged the winner of finest debut (feminine) for Dhoka Across the Nook.
Music maestro A R Rahman felicitated cinema icon Kamal Haasan with the Excellent Achievement in Indian Cinema honour on the IIFA Awards.
“I’m a toddler of cinema, I used to be born in motion pictures. I’ve been right here for three-and-half a long time. I at all times really feel I have not achieved sufficient. I must return and work more durable,” Haasan stated after receiving the award.
The awards night time noticed some electrifying performances from Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Nora Fatehi and Rakul Preet Singh.
Dhawan paid a tribute to Bollywood administrators Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Rohit Shetty, and Karan Johar by dancing on standard songs from their movies.
Fatehi carried out on outdated Bollywood cabaret numbers similar to Laila O Laila and Monica Oh My Darling, whereas Singh paid an ode to the black-and-white period with an act on traditional tracks similar to “Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh and Pyaar Hua Ikrar Hua.
The IIFA Awards and Weekend had been held in collaboration with the Division of Tradition and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), and Miral, Abu Dhabi’s main curator of immersive locations and experiences.