Many Bollywood celebrities attended the 20th edition of IIFA Awards. While Ranveer Singh received the Best Actor Award for Padmaavat, Alia Bhatt won the Best Actress Award for her role in Raazi. National Award winner Vicky Kaushal received the Best Performance Award for Sanju in the Supporting Role (Mail) category. Aditi RaoHydari won the Best Supporting Role (Female) title for Padmavat.
National Award winner Vicky Kaushal received the Best Performance Award for Sanju in the Supporting Role (Mail) category.
Apart from these, there were also special awards this year which were DeepikaPadukone for Chennai Express, RanbirKapoor for Barfi, RajkumarHirani for 3 Idiots, Pritam for AeDilHaiMushkil while the film KahoNaaPyaarHai is the best of the last 20 years The film received a special award. Outstanding Contribution in Indian Cinema was awarded to choreographer Saroj Khan. Madhuri Dixit also paid tribute to her by dancing to her songs. Apart from him, comedy master Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed, also known as Jagdeep, was honored with a special award for his unprecedented work on the silver screen.