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Inside IIFA 2019: Here's why Deepika is laughing

September 19, 2019 14:57 IST

We saw the red carpet glamour and the swag.

Now, it's time to take a peek at what really happened at the 20th edition of the IIFA ceremony in Mumbai.

We bring you all the *inside* pictures!


Deepika Padukone receives a Special 20 award Best Actress for her film, Chennai Express, and seems pretty pleased with it.

The award celebrates the 20 years of IIFA.


Her husband Ranveer Singh accepts his Best Actor award for Padmaavat.


Alia Bhatt accepts her Best Actress award for Raazi.


Rekha gives away the awards.


Madhuri Dixit pays tribute to her mentor, Saroj Khan.


Saroj Khan receives the Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema award.


Jagdeep wins the Lifetime Achievement Award, and his family -- sons Jaaved Jaaferi and Naved Jafri, and grandson Meezaan -- cheers him on.

Ranveer presents the award to him, while Ramesh Sippy, who had directed his Soorma Bhopali in Sholay, look on.


Sara Ali Khan won the Best Debutant award for Kedarnath.


She gives an energetic performance later in the evening.


The Khurana brothers -- Aparshakti and Ayushmann -- hosted the show.


Katrina Kaif shows off some sexy moves.


Vicky Kaushal turns on the patriotic fervour with his act.


Vicky's red gives way to gold.


Mahesh Manjrekar's daughter Saiee will make her debut with Salman Khan in Dabangg 3.


Salman performs at the finale.

Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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