Aparshakti, a former RJ, brought on the laughs easily saying that till the time he was 10 years old, he couldn’t pronounce his own name, with Ayushmann summing up his brother in one line: “Yeh woh hai jiske duniya mein aane ke baad mere dad ki property ke do hissey bann gaye!”. Khan, presented by Madhuri with an award that honoured her work over 50 years, complimented her “favourite student” with “Agar yeh nahin hoti toh main nahin hoti aur agar main na hoti toh yeh nahin hoti”. The Roshan father and son were not present to receive the honour. Aparshakti also did well. Pritam — who won for ‘Best Music over the last 20 years’ for his work on Ae Dil Hai Mushkil — not only trooped up on stage to receive his award from Preity Zinta, but also made sure he brought along singer Arijit Singh — who drew one of the loudest claps and cheers, and more than made up for coming in late and failing to receive his Best Playback Singer award for Ae watan from Raazi in person — to fill the NSCI audi with the strains of the title track from the Karan Johar-directed romance. Ab toh khamosh ho jao!’. The awards apart, what made the evening stand out were the musical performances. The moment was one of the best of the evening, with singer Jonita Gandhi joining them to sing The breakup song, also from the same film. It all happened at the 20th IIFA Awards in Mumbai, Siblings Aparshakti Khurana and Ayushmann Khurrana were the hosts for the evening, Salman Khan brought the curtains down with a fun performance, which even saw him crawling down the steps of the stage, Deepika Padukone won the special award for ‘Best Actress in the last 20 years’, presented by Rekha, Ranveer holding on to the extremely long train of Deepika’s gown as she walked on to the stage, Katrina Kaif was one of the big draws at IIFA Rocks, When Deepika Padukone sashayed on to stage in her lilac custom-made Gaurav Gupta gown to present an award, Ayushmann made everyone go LOL with, “, While talking about the trend of remixed songs in Bollywood, the siblings started singing, “, Ayushmann turned to Salman — who was looking super fit on Wednesday night after shedding some kilos — and said, “, Riteish Deshmukh, an IIFA regular for years who has hosted the show eight times in the past, trooped on to stage, his pretty wife Genelia D’Souza in tow, to present an award. The 20th IIFA Awards (International Indian Film Academy Awards) were held on 18 September 2019. The venue? The big disappointment of the evening? The cutest bit of a beaming Sara’s performance was her dancing to dad Saif Ali Khan’s hits like Ole ole and Aahun aahun, and finishing off her performance with her trademark aadaab. Katrina Kaif, easily one of the best dancers in Bollywood today, failing to get the crowd going with a lacklustre act. Seated in the front row at IIFA Rocks were big names like Arjun Rampal and Katrina Kaif, but the biggest cheers for the night were reserved for the all-new heartthrob Vicky Kaushal. Did you know? It’s a rare film that’s won over almost everyone,” Raghavan told t2oS on the sidelines of the awards. Ali walking up to ladylove Richa Chadha in the FROW and asking her, “What does being natural mean to you?” Her top answer: “What I was three hours ago without all this make-up on.” Richa, who has been earning praise for her turn in recent release Section 375, followed it up with, “Ghar par milte hai, Ali”. The 20th Edition of NEXA International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA Awards) for 2019 … “Grateful is the only way I can describe my state of mind at the moment. AFP As did Vicky Kaushal: Vicky Kaushal performs on stage. Saal mein ek baar foreign jaane milta tha IIFA ke liye, ab woh bhi gaya iss saal,” he LOL-ed. Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. Slipping into his trademark kitsch-meets-cool-meets-what-the-hell-is-that outfits, the star moved on to Malhari and Khalibali, capping off a scintillating performance with the ever-popular Aankh marey. The screams didn’t stop even after the man exited the stage, prompting host Ali Fazal to tell the audience, ‘Arre, gaya woh! The hosts for the evening started off a bit on a sticky wicket, but warmed up as the evening progressed and even came up with some winners. The inclusion of some Sridevi-Saroj Khan numbers like Kaate nahi kat te and Na jaane kahaan se aayi hai brought on loud cheers. Photo: EPA Firm favourite Katrina Kaif also performed: Katrina Kaif performs on stage. Rajkumar Hirani — the man behind iconic films like Munna Bhai, 3 Idiots and PK — took home the golden statuette for ‘Outstanding performance by a director in the last 20 years’. The night of IIFA Rocks was all about films and fashion, but it was music that held centre stage. Starting off a tad unsure, the two hosts gradually eased up as the evening progressed, with Ali’s off-stage ‘bromance’ with Vicky Kaushal — dapper in a black suit but sans his trademark stubble — as the two ‘flirted’ while mimicking a popular dialogue from Amitabh Bachchan’s Shahenshah, making the crowd go LOL. The award for the ‘Best Film over the last 20 years’ was (rather inexplicably) won by Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai, Hrithik Roshan’s debut film. The. But what really made the audience go ROFL was Ayushmann teaming up with Jaaved Jaaferi for a Gully Boy-styled rap battle. “I am going to meet Wonder Woman soon,” was his good-natured jibe at Radhika.