IIFA 2017: Salman Khan with mom Helen, Tiger Shroff, Alia Bhatt head to New York (in pics)

IIFA 2017 will be held at MetLife Stadium in New York on July 14 and 15.
IIFA 2017 Salman Khan with Helen - India TV
Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi 12 Jul 2017, 12:42 PM IST

Bollywood’s biggest festival International Indian Film Academy or IIFA is all set to spell its magic on July 14 and 15. The 18th edition of the mega event is being held in the city that never sleeps – New York for the very first time. As the stage is set for the grand evening, all B-town biggies are heading to the magical city in style. Salman Khan, who will be performing at IIFA 2017 was spotted with mother Helen at the airport last night.

Besides the Dabangg Khan, shutterbugs also spotted Alia Bhatt, Tiger Shroff and other B-town stars at the airport. IIFA 2017 will be held at MetLife Stadium in New York on July 14 and 15. July 16 will witness a closing party of Bollywood’s biggest event as well.

India TV - Alia Bhatt IIFA


The pre-celebration, which will be held on July 14, will celebrate 25 years of Oscar winning Indian music composer AR Rahman. The show will feature a medley of musicians including Rahman, Diljit Dosanjh, Benny Dayal, Javed Ali, Neeti Mohan, Jonita Gandhi and Haricharan Seshadri. 

India TV - Tiger Shroff IIFA

India TV - Nawazuddin Siddiqui IIFA

Main event

Karan Johar and Saif Ali Khan will be joined by Varun Dhawan on the dais to anchor the most coveted event of the tinsel town. It will feature performances by Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, Shahid Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon among others. Also, Varun will be releasing the song of his upcoming film Judwaa 2, Oonchi Hai Building at the event. Have a look at the sneak peek videos of the stars.

Punjaban performing @iifa with me @ her own Risk 😜😜 @kritisanon

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India TV - Salman IIFA


Best Film

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
MS Dhoni: The Untold Story
Udta Punjab

India TV - Preity Zinta IIFA

Best Actor in Leading Role (Male)

Shahid Kapoor for Udta Punjab
Ranbir Kapoor for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Shah Rukh Khan for Fan
Sushant Singh Rajput for M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
Amitabh Bachchan for Pink
Salman Khan for Sultan

India TV - Suniel Shetty IIFA

Best Actor in Leading Role (Female)

Anushka Sharma for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Alia Bhatt for Dear Zindagi & Udta Punjab
Sonam Kapoor for Neerja
Tapsee Pannu for Pink.

You can watch the gala event at your home on Colors on July 16 at 7 pm. In 2016, IIFA left Madrid high on glamour and fun. Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone and Hrithik Roshan mesmerized the audience to the fullest. Will IIFA 2017 be able to spell the magic?

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