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IIFA 2017: See Pics, Alia & Shahid win Best Actors for Udta Punjab, Neerja bags Best Film Award

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New Delhi, July 16: The most prestigious award shows of Bollywood- IIFA (International Indian Film Academy Awards) is celebrating the most-loved films of the year 2016 in New York. The stars from the glamour world have descended there.

We already know that the main event is on in the city and Karan Johar and Saif Ali Khan, who have by now become veterans when it comes to hosting Bollywood award shows, are joined by Varun Dhawan on the dais to anchor the most coveted event of the tinsel town.

The 18th edition of IIFA will be graced by spectacular performances by Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Varun and others. However, ‘Raabta’ co-stars Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon will be doing a couple performance.

Here is the list of winners of IIFA 2017:

Best Actor- Shahid Kapoor (Udta Punjab)

Best Actress- Alia Bhatt (Udta Punjab)

Best Film- Neerja

Best Actor in a Comic Role- Varun Dhawan (Dishoom)

Best Actor in a Negative Role- Jim Sarbh (Neerja)

Style Icon of The Year- Alia Bhatt

Best Debutante– Disha Patani (M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story)

Best Debutant- Diljit Dosanjh (Udta Punjab)

Woman of The Year- Taapsee Pannu

Special Contribution to Indian Cinema- AR Rahman

Best Supporting Actress- Shabana Azmi (Neerja)

Best Supporting Actor- Anupam Kher (M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story)

Best Director- Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury (Pink)

Best Music Director- Pritam (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)

Best Lyricist- Amitabh Bhattacharya (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)

Best Singer Male- Amit Mishra (Bulleya- Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)

Best Singer Female- Tulsi Kumar (Airlift) and Kanika Kapoor (Udta Punjab)

Also, here are some glimpses of the stars straight from the Award show:

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Amitabh Bachchan meets Twitter officials

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Mumbai, Feb 19: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who threatened to quit Twitter after losing followers earlier this month, met some officials from the micro-blogging site to understand the digital platform.

He says the working on the micro-blogging platform is very apparent.

“The Twitter team came from across the seas to visit me at work and to explain to me how Twitter works… Thank you,” Big B tweeted late on Sunday.

“The truth of the working is so apparent,” he added.

On February 1, the cine icon threatened to quit Twitter, accusing the micro-blogging website of reducing his followers. That time, the fan following of Big B quickly dropped from 33 million to 32.9 million.

Also Read: Amitabh Bachchan decides to leave Twitter as SRK scores 32.9 Mn followers

At present, his following is 33.1 million.

On the film front, the actor will be seen in “102 Not Out”, “Thugs of Hindostan” and “Brahmastra”.

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Emraan Hashmi, Rishi Kapoor to unite for Jeethu Joseph’s horror thriller

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New Delhi, Feb 19: Malayalam filmmaker Jeethu Joseph, known for directing the super hit thriller Drishyam, starring Mohanlal, is making his Bollywood debut. The director will be making a horror thriller, which will star Emraan Hashmi and Rishi Kapoor in the lead.

AZURE Entertainment and Viacom18 Motion Pictures announced a collaboration to produce Jeethu Joseph’s Hindi film debut on Monday in a statement.

“Directing a Hindi feature film has been on the anvil for some time and I have been waiting for the right story.

“This crime mystery thriller with elements of horror has excited me tremendously and we have got perfect casting for the two protagonists in the film. I am looking forward to start the film at the earliest,” said Joseph.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh also tweeted about the film saying, “Acclaimed filmmaker Jeethu Joseph, who has directed a number of top grossing Malayalam films, including the Mohanlal starrer #Drishyam, will direct his first Hindi film… A crime thriller with elements of horror… Stars Rishi Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi…contd. The Rishi Kapoor – Emraan Hashmi starrer directed by Jeethu Joseph is not titled yet.. Will be presented by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and produced by Sunir Kheterpal… The film will be shot in a single schedule between May and July this year..”

The yet untitled film will be shot in a single schedule between May and July.

Emraan said that the project will be “a riveting, nail biting treat for fans of the genre and with Jeethu at the helm of things. I’m confident the film will be a game changer”.

Ajit Andhare, Chief Operating Officer, Viacom18 Motion Pictures, said: “Ever since we produced ‘Drishyam’, a Hindi remake of Jeethu Joseph’s original masterpiece, we have been looking for a subject to make with Jeethu in Hindi.”

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Ahead of ‘Baaghi 2’ Trailer, makers announce ‘Baaghi 3’

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Mumbai, Feb 19: While everyone is eagerly waiting for the trailer of Tiger Shroff-Disha Patani starrer Baaghi 2, which releases two days later on February 21, the makers of the film have officially announced the release of the third film, Baaghi 3 which will again star Tiger Shroff and will be helmed by choreographer-turned-director Ahmed Khan. The name of the leading lady has not been revealed. 

The “Baaghi 3” announcement was made on Monday through official Nadiadwala Grandson Twitter handle.

The post read: “Our excitement level has just tripled! We are thrilled to share the third instalment of Sajid Nadiadwala’s ‘Baaghi’ franchise, starring Tiger Shroff directed by Ahmed Khan.”

Tiger will start shooting for the third instalment of “Baaghi” in China in December. Later the film’s team will head to Japan.

This is Tiger’s fourth collaboration with Sajid after his debut film “Heropanti”, “Baaghi” and “Baaghi 2”.

Talking about the movie, Sajid said: “‘Baaghi 2’ has been a fruitful journey and a beautiful experience for all of us.

“Tiger is a talented and dedicated actor. Ditto Ahmed Khan, who has helmed the film. Together, we have a great story to tell in ‘Baaghi 3’. I am happy to announce this film even before the trailer of ‘Baaghi 2’ is out.”

Meanwhile, Baaghi 2 is slated to release on March 30. The film is produced by Sajid Nadiadwala under the banner Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment and presented by Fox Star Studios.

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The trailer of “Baaghi 2”, which also features Disha Patani, will be out on Wednesday(February 21).

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