The 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards or in other words, India's 'Oscars' will be held in New York this year. Excitement is surely at its peak as most of the celebs love attending the awards show. You must know that the awards event is mostly held on foreign shores, giving B-townies the vacation they deserve. Already many celebs have left the city to witness one of the best Bollywood awards. Disha Patani, Varun Dhawan, Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor are already in the Big Apple. In fact, Shahid has also taken Misha and Mira along with him for the awards! A lot of first timers and a lot of 'the usual' crowd are currently chilling at NYC. Now as the dates are nearing, we have with us all the details regarding the awards function. Right from the green carpet timings to the awards shows to celebs not attending, we've got all information!
DATE AND TIME SCHEDULE -
IIFA Weekend Press from 16.00 - 17.30 hrs (06.30 am Friday)
IIFA Stomp from 18.00 – 20.00 hrs (08.30 am Friday)
Gala Dinner from 19.00 – 22.00 hrs (09.30 am Friday)
FICCI-IIFA Business Forum from 09.00 – 17.00 hrs (12.30 am Saturday)
IIFA Green Carpet from 18.00 -20.00 hrs (08.30 am Saturday)
IIFA Red Carpet Awards from Saturday, 18.00 – 20.00 and 20.00 – 1.00 hrs (08.30 am Sunday)
IIFA Closing Party from 16.00 – 23.30 hrs (06.30 am Monday)
Press conference and IIFA Stomp - Times Square
Gala Dinner - Pierre Hotel
Business Forum - Asia Society Building
IIFA Rocks Green Carpet - MetLife Stadium
IIFA Green Carpet and Awards - MetLife Stadium
Closing Party - La Marina
CELEBRITIES PERFORMING -
IIFA Rocks - Diljit Dosanjh, AR Rahman, Aditi Rao Hydari, Benny Dayal, Hariharan, Haricharan Seshadri, Jonita Gandhi, Kailash Kher, Mika Singh, Mohit Chauhan, Neeti Mohan and Svetha Rao.
IIFA Awards - Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon, Sushant Singh Rajput, Shahid Kapoor and Disha Patani.
CELEBRITIES NOT ATTENDING -
Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kangana Ranaut, Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan.
HOSTS FOR THE EVENING -
Karan Johar and Saif Ali Khan.
Exciting, isn't it? Celebs are going to flaunt their styles on the green carpet, give us some kickass performances to drool over and have an emotional moment on the stage (when they get their awards!). It's going to be just as eventful as any big awards function. And you folks better stay tuned to this space as all hot updates will be brought to you ASAP!
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