- In the video, Shahid and Alia can be seen playing with the IIFA trophy
- "#Udtapunjab double whammy," wrote Shahid Kapoor
- Diljit Dosanjh also won the Best Debutant (male) award for the same film
Actor Diljit Dosanjh also won the Best Debutant (male) award for the same film.
Udta Punjab, directed by Abhishek Chaubey, revolves around the drug abuse by youth in the state of Punjab and the various conspiracies surrounding it. The fil has earned around Rs 997 million worldwide.
In the film, Shahid Kapoor portrayed the role of Punjabi rockstar, Tommy Singh, who is coping with a drug addiction. Alia Bhatt features as a migrant woman, who dreams of playing national level hockey for the country. However, she is exploited and trapped in a drug lord's house.
Three-day celebration of Indian cinema, the 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards, was held in New York on from July 13 to July 15. Bollywood celebrities like Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Sonakshi Sinha and Varun Dhawan were a part of the grand event.
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