The star-stunned IIFA Awards was supposed to be held on May 20 and May 21 but owing to the demise of UAE’s President Sheikh Khalifa on May 13, the event was postponed. The IIFA Awards are rescheduled to be held on June 3 and June 4 and will be held on Etihad Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.
Many big Bollywood stars including Ranveer Singh, Parineeti Chopra, and Varun Dhavan dropped out of the famous awards event due to the rescheduling issue.
IIFA Awards celebrate and honour the best movies and the performances by the stars from the previous year. The awards are held over two days and feature performances by some of the biggest Bollywood stars. The awards are handed out on the second night.
The preparations for the IIFA has begin.
The IIFA Awards were held for the first time in the year 2000 in London. Since then, the awards have been held globally in famous cities such as New York, Colombo, Bangkok, Madrid, and Kuala Lumpur. This is the second time, the Awards are returning to the UAE after being held in Dubai, in the year 2006.
The IIFA Awards will be hosted by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan along with Ritesh Deshmukh and Manish Paul on the Gala night which is June 4. The first night- IIFA Rocks were supposed to be hosted by director Karan Johar and actress Parineeti Chopra but will now be hosted by Farah Khan Kunder and actor Aparshakti Khurana.
IIFA rocks is a night dedicated to music and will have big performances from singers Neha Kakkar, Zahrah S Khan, Asees Kaur, Dhvani Bhanushali, rapper Honey Singh, and Punjabi pop star Guru Randhawa.
The new stars that are set to perform on June 4 are Kartik Aaryan, Shahid Kapoor, Tiger Shroff, Sara Ali Khan, Nora Fatehi, Ananya Pandey, and Divya Khosla Kumar.
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