IIFA Awards 2019: Spy thriller ‘Raazi’ steals show at Bollywood’s Oscars

Spy thriller ‘Raazi’ stole the night at Bollywood’s answer to the Oscars, taking best film and best actress for its young star Alia Bhatt in Mumbai where the glitzy awards gala was held for the first time since being established two decades ago. Megastar Ranveer Singh won best actor for his role in the controversial ‘Padmaavat’, a historical action movie that enraged Hindu radicals but was an international success. The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards went on into the early hours of Thursday and Indian-British star Bhatt said it had been worth the wait as she received her...

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