The 23rd edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards, popularly called the IIFA, took place in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night and films like Brahmastra, Gangubai Kathiawadi and Drishyam 2 emerged as the biggest winners.
Brahmastra led the pack by bagging most of the musical categories including Best Singer Male for Arijit Singh, Best Singer Female for Shreya Ghoshal and Best Music Director for Pritam.
Hrithik Roshan won Best Actor award for his performance in Vikram Vedha while Alia Bhatt won the Best Actress award for her film Gangubai Kathiawadi.
Actor R Madhavan took home the Best Director award for Rocketry: The Nambi Effect while veteran actor Kamal Haasan was awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema. Ajay Devgn's Drishyam 2 won the Best Film award.
Take a look at the full list of winners:
Best Film: Drishyam 2
Best Director: R Madhavan for Rocketry: The Nambi Effect
Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female): Alia Bhatt for Gangubai Kathiawadi
Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male): Hrithik Roshan for Vikram Vedha
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female): Mouni Roy for Brahmastra: Part One - Shiva
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male): Anil Kapoor for Jugg Jugg Jeeyo
Outstanding Achievement for Fashion in Cinema: Manish Malhotra
Outstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema: Kamal Haasan
Best Adapted Story: Aamil Keeyan Khan and Abhishek Pathak for Drishyam 2
Best Original Story: Perveez Sheikh and Jasmeet Reen for Darlings
Best Debut (Male): Shantanu Maheshwari for Gangubai Kathiawadi and Babil Khan for Qala
Best Debut (Female): Khushali Kumar for Dhoka Around the Corner
Best Playback Singer (Female): Shreya Ghoshal for the song Rasiya from Brahmastra: Part One - Shiva
Best Playback Singer (Male): Arijit Singh for the song Kesariya from Brahmastra: Part One - Shiva
Best Music Direction: Pritam for Brahmastra: Part One - Shiva
Best Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya for the song Kesarya from Brahmastra: Part One - Shiva
Best Cinematography: Gangubai Kathiawadi
Best Screenplay: Gangubai Kathiawadi
Best Dialogue: Gangubai Kathiawadi
Best Choreography for title track: Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2
Best Sound Design: Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2
Best Editing: Drishyam 2
Best Special Effects (Visual): Brahmastra: Part one - Shiva
Best Background Score: Vikram Vedha
Best Sound Mixing: Monica O My Darling
BDST: 1237 HRS, MAY 29, 2023