IIFA 2017 off-stage gossip: Sushant's cryptic tweet, Anushka chooses Virat and more
From Sushant Singh Rajput's cryptic tweet to Anushka Sharma choosing Virat Kohli over the awards show, here's all the behind-the-scenes gossip from IIFA Awards 2017
No sporting spirit
As soon as Shahid Kapoor bagged the Best Actor trophy for Udta Punjab, Sushant Singh Rajput took to Twitter and wrote, "@IIFA hahahaha." Was Rajput mocking Kapoor's win, considering he was nominated in the same category for his performance in MS Dhoni: The Untold Story? Tsk, tsk..."
Love over laurels
Though Anushka Sharma and her cricketer beau Virat Kohli are currently in New York, the actor was a no-show at the awards gala. Fans expected the lovebirds to grace the red carpet, but she was conspicuous by her absence. Guess she was strictly in the mood for love!
Fans walked out of AR Rahman's recent concert in Wembley, expressing anger that the singer-composer sang more Tamil songs instead of his Hindi chartbusters. However, Rahman was his graceful self as he reacted to the incident at the green carpet of the IIFA, saying, "We try our best. We try to be honest. Without them [his fans], I'm nothing. I'm grateful to all of them."
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