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.
Her co-star, Shahid, was honoured with the best actor gong for his portrayal of drug-addict rockstar, Tommy Singh.
Actress Taapsee Pannu, who played a pivotal role in "Pink", was named the 'Woman Of The Year, ' while music maestro A.R. Rahman was given a Special Award in recognition of his contribution to film music since 25 years at the event, which was largely attended by the NRI community here.
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His "Udta Punjab" co-actress, Alia Bhatt won the Best Actor (Female) Award for the film and both recorded a boomerang.
"Thank you @IIFA, @wizsabbas, @virafsarkari, @WizAndreTimmins for making today a memorable one to cherish", Rahman tweeted post his win.
Best Female Playback Singer: Tulsi Kumar for Airlift.
Other nominees in the field included Karan Johar for "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, ' Neeraj Pandey for 'M.S. Dhoni, ' Ram Madhvani for 'Neerja, ' Ali Abbas Zafar for 'Sultan" and Abhishek Chaubey for 'Udta Punjab'.
Disha Patani and Punjabi star Diljit Dosanjh won their first ever IIFA awards for their debut Hindi films M S Dhoni and Udta Punjab, respectively.
Meanwhile, Shakun Batra and Ayesha Devitre Dhillon walked away with the award for Best Story. The star who turned 34 also danced on the song "Galti Se Mistake" from her latest released film with Ranbir Kapoor. Except this, Varun also paid tribute to his dad David Dhawan.
Some called "Katrina Kaif in a double role", while some said Katrina had found her Doppelganger.
Best Performance in a negative role: Jim Sarbh for Neerja.
There are 18 children currently on this treatment - one of them wasn't able to do anything and now she's riding a bike, she said. The tragic case has left thousands of well-wishers world wide debating what should be done for Charlie.
By around midmorning PST this Tuesday, See You Again had clocked more than 2.896 billion views, Gangnam Style over 2.894 billion . Another music video, the song "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth , has taken the crown.
Uncle Luke and other notable artists paid homage to Fresh Kid Ice , who was also known as " The Chinaman " on social media. Fresh Kid Ice , whose real name was Chris Wong Won , is known as one of the first Asian rappers in America.
That it happened this late in the offseason left Caldwell-Pope without many options, and played right into the Lakers' hands. It was clear Kentavious Caldwell-Pope wasn't going to return to the Pistons when the team renounced his rights last week.
Half of those surveyed said they prefer to keep the current health care law, while just 24 percent said they favour the GOP plan. The poll also reveals Americans are not really believing that they'd be better off by the Republican plan to replace Obamacare .
By the time Liu, a scholar and human rights advocate, was diagnosed in late May , his liver cancer was already in its late stages. Liu's wife, the poet Liu Xia, remains under house arrest , although she has not been charged with an offense.
Silver was convicted in 2015 on federal corruption charges that he pocketed $4 million in exchange for political favors. Kim said a retrial would likely provide "the justice that New Yorkers got upon Silver's conviction".
Men are gunning for apes (and vice versa)
Baby Driver fell from third to fourth place, earning $8.8 million (a bit less than the $20+ million it brought in last weekend ). Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan headline the acclaimed feature, which was written by Nanjiani and produced by Judd Apatow.
Is Square Enix game coming to Nintendo Switch?
For now, you can look forward to Kingdom Hearts 3 and a more adult-looking Sora coming to the PS4 and Xbox One in 2018, hopefully. The publisher unveiled a new trailer at Disney's fan convention D23 Expo this weekend and announced a 2018 release date.
Disney Has Finally Found Its Aladdin And Jasmine
According to The Hollywood Reporter , over 2000 actors and actresses read for the roles of Aladdin and Jasmine. Though the role of the villain Jafar has not been cast, shooting for the film is set to begin in August.
Verizon partner data breach exposes millions of customer records
In this case, it wasn't Verizon itself that is responsible for the leak, but rather a third-party company partnered with Verizon . Verizon conducted an investigation into the matter and concluded that the data had not been accessed by any "external parties".
Where to Celebrate National Fry Day
Steak 'N Shake: Order $25 worth of gift cards and you'll get a double steakburger, regular soft drink and french fries for free. Arby's - The chain is giving away free curly fries with an order of a Brown Sugar Bacon Sandwich.
Ivanka Welcomes Robotics Team From Afghanistan
When he came to learn of visa denials, the president urged National Security Council officials to help the group enter the US. The Department of State originally denied the Afghan girls visas at least twice, causing some backlash among the public.
Pope makes creation of modern day saints easier
Being killed for the Faith, or martyrdom, does not require a miracle to advance to beatification. Pope Francis has just signed a motu proprio opening sainthood to those who have died for others.
Bixby Bombing Suspect Faces Federal Charges
Witnesses say a person on a red motorcycle threw a backpack at the building, and believe a pipe bomb could have been inside. On social media, he often complained about being mistreated by the air force and bemoaned the plight of other vets.