Shahid, Alia win best actors at IIFA 2017

Sushant Singh Rajput IIFA

Sushant Singh Rajput IIFA

NEW YORK-In a city that never sleeps, the Metlife Stadium came alive with the IIFA Awards celebration here on Saturday night, with Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt becoming proud winners of the Best Actor trophies for their remarkable work in "Udta Punjab". According to them, Sushant laughed it off at Shahid Kapoor for beating him to win the Best Actor award.

And the awards for Best Actor go to. The lead actress in the film, Taapsee Pannu, was chosen to be the Woman of The Year and AR Rahman was honored with the Special Contribution to Indian Cinema award. Sushant, who was nominated for his performance in M S Dhoni: The Untold Story, tweeted cryptically "hahahaha", tagging the IIFA Twitter handle, on July 15, the day the award ceremony took place in New Jersey.

Among the singers, Kanika Kapoor's "Da da dase" and Tulsi Kumar "Soch na sake" shared the award in the female category, while Amit Mishra won it in the men's category. While Katrina Kaif is busy celebrating her birthday United States style, Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt, Gauri Khan and Varun Dhawan are having a gala time making memories and celebrating the wins at the awards night. So what is B-town upto in NY?

Even though hubby Shah Rukh Khan didn't make it to IIFA this year, Gauri sure made her presence was felt, and her pictures are proof that she had a fun time having brunch with Karan Johar in NYC.

"Raabta" actors Rajput and Sanon performed on retro tracks, while Dhawan paid tribute to his father David Dhawan by grooving to his chartbusters.