IIFA Singapore News
Shahid Kapoor finally says yes to Prabhu Deva!
Not for the sequel to Salman Khan’s Wanted, but to a brand new film
Not long ago, actor-choreographer-turned-director Prabhu Deva was chasing Shahid Kapoor for a sequel to his Salman Khan-starrer Wanted. He loved the actor’s performance in Kaminey, and so got in touch with him. But Sasha was just not interested. Click here to read more
IIFA 2012: Why were the big stars not at the event?
Bollywood’s most celebrated international awards show seems to have lost its fizz
The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards, managed by Wizcraft Entertainment, was looked upon as ‘the’ event to bring home Bollywood to the entire world. Top billed B-town stars made their presence felt at the gala held in a different country each year. Click here to read more
Even a devalued IIFA Awards causes envy
Cineswami wonders what the hype and hoopla about the IIFA Awards is all about
The annual pointless celebrations that are the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFAs) are back in Singapore. After their much-publicised rift, the Bachchan clan (Amitabh-Jaya, Abhishek-Aishwarya) will not be dancing attendance for the third year in a row. Shahrukh Khan and Saif Ali Khan will also not be present. Aamir Khan doesn’t do awards ceremonies anyway Click here to read more
IIFA update: Kalki Koechlin says hubby Anurag is jealous of her director Dibakar Banerjee
Shanghai director Dibakar Banerjee has left his heroine’s husband envious. Here’s why
He is known for making films on unconventional subjects, but Anurag Kashyap is jealous of fellow director Dibakar Banerjee for making a film like Shanghai, says the film’s heroine and Kashyap’s wife Kalki Koechlin. Click here to read more
Kamal Haasan to make Hollywood debut with ‘The Lord of the Rings’ producer Barrie Osborne
Osborne saw Haasan’s Vishwaroopam and was mighty impressed with his work, calling him a cinema encyclopaedia!
After earning popularity and critical acclaim in his native land, veteran Indian actor Kamal Haasan is ready to go international. He will make his Hollywood debut with The Lord of the Rings producer Barrie Osborne, who hopes to tell an Indian story in Hollywood style. Click here to read more
Is Shahrukh Khan skipping IIFA Awards because of Salman Khan?
That seems to be the real reason for why King Khan will not be seen at this year’s event in Singapore
Shahrukh Khan is giving a miss to the IIFA extravaganza in Singapore this year. And the reasons he has been giving for that range from being busy shooting for his Yash Raj film with Katrina Kaif to spending time with his kids Aryan and Suhana in their summer vacations. But if you read between the lines, these seem to be all bahanas – the real reason seems to be the pricking presence of Salman Khan at the IIFA Awards. Click here to read more
Ranbir Kapoor is not interested in Nargis Fakhri any more!
The Rockstar actor gave a royal snub to his costar Nargis Fakhri at IIFA Singapore
Ranbir Kapoor is very particular about his public image these days. He just doesn’t want to see or be seen with his alleged ex-flame Nargis Fakhri. After enjoying a warm friendship with Nargis while he was shooting for Imtiaz Ali’s Rockstar and then bonding with her again during the promotions of the film, Ranbir is now behaving as if he doesn’t know who the American import is. Click here to read more
IIFA Awards 2012: Priyanka Chopra dances to Rekha’s songs! See pics
The two actors bonded on stage and even performed together
Actor Priyanka Chopra paid a heartwarming and thrilling tribute to yesteryear actor Rekha at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards Saturday by dancing to some of her popular Bollywood songs. Click here to read more
IIFA Awards 2012: Ranbir and Rishi Kapoor set the stage on fire! See pics
The father-son duo performed to each other’s songs at IIFA Singapore
Actors Ranbir and Rishi Kapoor set the stage on fire in Singapore on Saturday at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards by performing together for the first time. Click here to read more
IIFA Awards 2012: Zohra Segal, Ramesh Sippy to be honoured
The veteran actor-dancer will receive the lifetime achievement award while the filmmaker will get the outstanding contribution honour
Veteran actor Zohra Segal, who turned 100 last month, and filmmaker Ramesh Sippy will be honoured for their outstanding contribution to Indian cinema at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards ceremony to be held in Singapore next month. Click here to read more