The 14th International Indian Film Awards (IIFA ) held in Venice, Italy, was indeed a star studded event…

Bollywood went big – glitz and glamour were ongoing themes during the three-day event which honoured the cream of the crop of Indian entertainers.

The IIFA awards, touted as the Indian version of the Oscars, is one of the most-watched annual entertainment events that brings the whole Bollywood fraternity to one stage

This year’s IIFA was special as the event celebrated 100 years of Indian cinema. The four-hour ceremony, which took place on Saturday 6 July, began with the arrival of a host of stars on the green carpet. The event, hosted by actors Shah Rukh Khan and Shahid Kapur, was witnessed by several thousand fans who thronged to the venue to get a glimpse of their favourite stars.

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IIFA 2013 winners:

Best Male Actor: Ranbir Kapoor for Barfi!

Best Female Actor: Vidya Balan for Kahaani

Best Film: Barfi!

Best Director: Anurag Basu (Barfi!)

Best Story: Tani and Anurag Basu for Barfi!

Best Supporting Male: Anu Kapoor for Vicky Donor

Best Supporting Female: Anushka Sharma for JTHJ

Best Debut Female: Yami Gautam for Vicky Donor

Best Debut Male: Ayushmann Khurrana for Vicky Donor

Best Actor In Comic Role: Abhishek Bachchan for Bol Bachchan

Best Actor In Negative Role: Rishi Kapoor from Agneepath

Star Jodi Of The Year: Deepika padukone and Ranbir Kapoor

Best Debut Director: Gauri Shinde for English Vinglish

Best Music Director: Pritam for Barfi!

Best Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya, Mujhme Kahin from Agneepath

Best Singer Male: Sonu Nigam for Agneepath

Best Singer Female: Shreya Ghoshal for Chikni Chameli

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IIFA’s best dressed ladies…

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Deepika Padukone

Jacqueline Fernandez


Madhuri Dixit

Amrita Rao

Neha Dhupia

Parineeti Chopra

Richa Chadda


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…and what would Bollywood be without song and dance?

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Deepika Padukone


Jacqueline Fernandez

Madhuri Dixit


Sophie Choudhry

Sushant Singh Rajput

Arjun Kapoor 

Shahid Kapoor

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Bollywood hunks…

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Shahid Kapoor

Shahrukh Khan

Abhishek Bachchan

Zahid Khan

Neil Nitin Mukesh

Ayushmann Khurrana

…and even special guest Jean Claude van Damme!