Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury left with the Best Direction grant for "Pink", a hard-hitting dramatization which set forth the message that when a lady says no, it is a no.
Her co-star, Shahid, was honoured with the best actor gong for his portrayal of drug-addict rockstar, Tommy Singh.
Shahid, who is quite active on Instagram and keeps his fans posted on a regular basis, recently shared a picture of himself and with wife Mira and captioned it, "My strength".
The quintessential cute girl-next-door, Alia Bhatt was certainly the cynosure of IIFA 2017 as she picked up the Best Actress Award for her stellar performance in Udta Punjab and slaying the green carpet with her gorgeous and a subtle play of powerful style.
Best Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya for the song Channa Mere Ya from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.
Best Debutant - Male: Diljit Dosanjh for Udta Punjab.
Best Debut Female: Disha Patani for M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.
The best story award went to Ayesha Devitre Dhillon and Shakun Batra for Kapoor & Sons. Performing artist Taapsee Pannu, who assumed a crucial part in "Pink", named the Woman of the Year.
The hosts for the ceremony were Saif Ali Khan and Johar, who had the audience in splits with their amusing one-liners and banter.
The event witnessed several high-octane performances.
The Jagga Jasoos star, certainly had a great birthday at IIFA, as she performed on her her hit numbers like "Afghan Jalebi" and "Kaala Chashma".
For IIFA Rocks 2017, Varun Dhawan chose a seersucker navy suit from Paul Smith, an Emporio Armani ice blue shirt, a pocket square and red tie from Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent Chelsea boots rounding it with a clean shaven look and sleek pulled back hairstyle.
Some called "Katrina Kaif in a double role", while some said Katrina had found her Doppelganger.
Moreover, Shahid and Alia deserved to be the best actor and actress as they have done the most challenging roles of their career in the film.