IIFA ROCKS 2018 is little different than any other year.
In the collage of colourful pictures, we found the Evergreen Rekha performing on stage after almost 20 years.
According to reports, the 63 years old Indian Diva mesmerised the audiences with her gracious ‘thoomkas’. It was like looking back to the golden 70s’ and 80’s when we saw her in the movies regularly.
‘It’s awesome to watch her on the stage in this age, commented an audience member. Looks like she has just stepped into acting’- were some more reactions from every Bolly actors who were present in the auditorium.
‘The Evergreen Rekha ji performed after 20 years. We couldn’t be more honoured’- IIFA reacted in its social media handle the twitter.
Besides IIFA which that commented ‘Nothing could be more special’, the reaction from the actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui also was no different.
He was most excited among all who received the Award for Best Supporting Actor (MOM) from Rekha ji. “It’s the dream come true. Very much honoured”- he mentioned.
There was another special moment in the occasion when the hosts of the night announced- “And the award goes to the ‘Queen of Bollywood’ late Sridevi”.
An emotional Boney Kapoor received the Award on behalf of his late wife from his brother Anil Kapoor. During this, Arjun, Boney’s son, was too present by his side on the stage. ‘I am dedicating this award to the entire team of MOM’- Boney opined.
Nawazuddin also was too emotional during this. He dedicated his award to late Sridevi and said- ‘It’s a lifetime achievement for me to work with the Bollywood’s first female Superstar’.
Apart from these, the awards night in Bangkok was fun-filled with the dance performance of Ranbir Kapoor, Varun Dhawan. The three day event was full of entertainment and happy moments.
Some of the Awards:
- Best Movie- Tumhari Sulu
- Best Direction- Saket Chaudhary (Hindi Medium)
- Best Actor for Leading (Female) Role- Sridevi (MOM)
- Best Actor for Leading (Male) Role- Irfan 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 Male Playback Singer- Arijit singh (Hawayein- Jab Harry Met Sejal)
- Best Female Playback Singer- Meghna Sharma (Main Kaun Hoon- Secret Superstar)
- Best Music Direction- Amaal Mallik, Tanishq Bagchi & Akhil Sachdeva (Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya)
- Style Icon Award- Kriti Sanon
Next IIFA give away winner – Arjun Kapoor