The International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) is back with the 19th edition and this year it is being held at Bangkok, Thailand. The three-day extravaganza is coming to an end with the winners being announced in just a few hours. From green carpet to winners list and dance performances, here are the live updates of IIFA Awards 2018.
Best Actor Award
And the Best Actor Award goes to Irrfan Khan for Hindi Medium. He was competing with Ranbir Kapoor for Jagga Jasoos, Adil Hussain for Mukti Bhawan, Rajkummar Rao for Newton and Akshay Kumar for Toilet - Ek Prem Katha.
Best Story Award
Amit Masukar won the Best Story Award for the film Newton, beating Siddharth-Garima for Toilet - Ek Prem Katha and Suresh Triveni and Tumhari Sulu. Dia Mirza and Colors COO Raj Nayak presented the award to Amit.
Best Director Award
Saket Chaudhary has won the Best Director Award for Hindi Medium, starring Irrfan Khan. The other nominated directors in the category are Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari for Bareilly Ki Barfi, Anurag Basu for Jagga Jasoos, Amit V Masurkar for Newton and Suresh Triveni for Tumhari Sulu.
Best Actress award
Sridevi won Best Actress Award for her role in Mom. Her husband Boney Kapoor received the award on her behalf. Alia Bhatt for Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Zaira Wasim for Secret Superstar, Bhumi Pednekar for Shubh Mangal Saavdhan and Vidya Balan for Tumhari Sulu were also nominated in the category.
Best Film Award
And the award for Best Film goes to Vidya Balan starrer Tumhari Sulu. The film was competing with Bareilly Ki Barfi, Hindi Medium, Newton and Toilet - Ek Prem Katha to win the award.
Rekha takes to stage after 20 years
The most awaited performance of the night is finally here. Rekha has performed with the same grace she did years ago in Umrao Jaan. This might be her first performance in 20 years, but she still has the charm and grace. Watch Rekha's performance video below:
Late actress Sridevi honoured for her contribution to Indian cinema. Boney Kapoor received the award on her behalf, while Anil Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor supported Boney.
Anupam Kher received the outstanding achievement award in Indian cinema.
Ranbir Kapoor's Rockstar performance
Ranbir Kapoor has made a Rockstar entry for his performance. From Balam Pichkari to Sadda Haq to Bulleya, the actor sure knows how to set the stage on fire. Watch all the videos of his performances below:
Shraddha Kapoor slaying it with her performance
It's time for another energetic performance. Shraddha Kapoor set the stage on fire and showed her killer moves by performing to the tunes of Humma Humma song from her movie Ok Janu. Watch her showing the moves below:
Best Supporting Actor (Female)
Another deserving award for Secret Superstar. Meher Vij takes home Best Supporting Actress award for Secret Superstar, beating Seema Pahwa for Bareilly Ki Barfi and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, Tabu for Golmaal Again and Neha Dhupia for Tumhari Sulu. Varun Dhawan and Radhika Apte presented the award.
Playback singers award
Arijit Singh won best playback singer male award for Hawayein song from Jab Harry Met Sejal and Meghna Mishra won best playback singer female award for Secret Superstar.
Arjun Kapoor and Kriti Sanon's energetic performance
Another energetic performance. Arjun Kapoor and Kriti Sanon raise the energy level by performing on Tune Mari Entriyaan. Watch their performance below:
Konkona Sensharma receives the award for Best Debutante Director for A Death In The Gunj, while Nawazuddin Siddiqui receives the award for best male actor in supporting role for Mom.
Amaal Mallik bagged the award for Best Music Director for the movie Badrinath Ki Dulhania. Kriti Sanon, on the other hand, won the Most Stylish Icon award.
Bobby Deol performs with Iulia Vântur
Veteran actress Rekha arrives at the green carpet
Varun Dhawan sets the stage on fire
One of the much-awaited performances of the night was by Varun Dhawan. The actor set the stage on fire with his energetic performance to his popular songs, including Tamma Tamma. Watch his performance below:
IIFA Awards' first performance
Kartik Aaryan is the first performer of the night. The actor, who hosted IIFA Rocks 2018, has performed to his hit songs and Salman Khan's blockbuster hit Swag se Swagat. Watch the video below:
IIFA Awards 2018 begins
IIFA Awards 2018 begins. Host Riteish Deshmukh is the new the Alauddin Khalji. Dressed as Khilji, Riteish makes a promising entry. Co-host Karan Johar also arrives on the stage.
Rahul Bose and Konkana Sensharma
Mr. and Mrs. Iyer are in the house. Konkana Sensharma and Rahul Bose make a dashing entry at the IIFA green carpet.
Arjun Kapoor at IIFA Awards 2018
Handsome Arjun Kapoor looking stunning with legendary actor Anupam Kher and stunning Shraddha Kapoor.
Anil Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor at IIFA Awards
Evergreen Anil Kapoor looking dapper as he is seen posing with the stunning Shraddha Kapoor. Nawazuddin Siddiqui also arrived at IIFA Awards.
Shraddha Kapoor arrives at IIFA green carpet
Gorgeous Shraddha Kapoor makes a stunning entry at IIFA Awards green carpet. She is looking stunning in a pink and red gown.
Kriti Sanon arrives at IIFA green carpet
Celebs arrive at the Green Carpet
Race 3 actor Bobby Deol, Sonu Ke Tittu Ki Sweety actor Kartik Aaryan, Secret Superstar actor Zaira Wasim, actor Adil Hussain and Jagga Jasoos director Anurag Basu are the first few celebrities to walk the green carpet.