The film 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' led winners of the "Bollywood Oscars" on Saturday night, nabbing five of the top honours including best picture and best director as the awards made their first-ever U.S. stop in Tampa, Florida. Celebrities including Kevin Spacey and John Travolta and dignitaries from India and the United States descended on the Gulf Coast city this week for the International Indian Film Academy's awards, which had been likened to the Super Bowl in terms of its security needs, traffic management and planning
Besides the awards for best picture and director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, the film won the best actor award for Farhan Akhtar, best supporting actress to Divya Dutta and best story. It also collected a host of technical awards.
The prize for best actress went to Deepika Padukone for 'Chennai Express', and she was also named entertainer of the year.