IIFA 2018: Irrfan Khan, Sridevi bag best actors award, full winner list


The 19th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) festival held at the Siam Niramit Theatre in Bangkok was a star-studded affair. The fun filled night was hosted by director Karan Johar and actor Riteish Deshmukh. The award ceremony saw many electrifying performances by Arjun Kapoor, Rekha, Bobby Deol and many others.

Irrfan Khan, who is currently recovering from Neuro Endocrine Tumour, was honoured with the Best Actor for his stellar performance in ‘Hindi Medium’. While Sridevi won best actress award posthumously for ‘MOM’. Her husband and producer Boney Kapoor received her award.

"I dedicate this award to the entire team of MOM," said an emotional Boney Kapoor, after collecting Sridevi's trophy, news agency IANS reported. MOM was Sridevi's 300th film. "I have mixed emotions today. I miss her every minute and second of my life. I still feel she is around here....I want you all to support Janhvi like you supported her mother," Boney Kapoor added.

Here’s a full list of winners:

Best Picture: Tumhari Sulu

Best Director: Saket Chaudhary (Hindi Medium)

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female): Sridevi (Mom)

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male): Irrfan Khan (Hindi Medium)

Best Supporting Actor (Female): Meher Vij (Secret Superstar)

Best Supporting Actor (Male): Nawazuddin Siddiqui (Mom)

Best Story: Amit V Masurkar (Newton)

Best Debut Director: Konkona Sen Sharma (A death in the Gunj)

Best Music Direction: Amaal Mallik, Tanishk Bagchi & Akhil Sachdeva (Badrinath Ki Dulhania)

Best Playback Singer (Female): Meghna Mishra (Main Kaun Hoon, Secret Superstar)

Best Playback Singer (Male): Arijit Singh (Hawayein, Jab Harry Met Sejal)

Best Lyrics: Manoj Muntashir (Mere Rashke Qamar, Baadshaho)

Style Icon Award: Kriti Sanon

Next IIFA giveaway winner: Arjun Kapoor