~VIDEOCON D2H IIFA WEEKEND AND NEXA IIFA AWARDS POWERED BY LE ECO COMMENCE FESTIVITIES IN SPAIN~
~COME BE A PART OF THE IIFA CELEBRATIONS AT IFEMA – FERIA DE MADRID~
– IIFA 2016 to see outstanding acts by the biggest stars in Bollywood including Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff, Sonakshi Sinha, Ameesha Patel, Sooraj Pancholi and Shilpa Shetty
– Videocon d2h IIFA Rocks to be hosted by Karan Johar and Fawad Khan with guest hostManish Paul and the NEXA IIFA Awards to be hosted by Shahid Kapoor and Farhan Akhtar.
– Videocon d2h IIFA Rocks to see spell-binding performances by musical megastars Pritam, Kanika Kapoor, Meet Brothers, Benny Dayal, Neeti Mohan, Monali Thakur, Papon along withMouni Roy, Eli Avram and Daisy Shah who will be performing as well
– IIFA Stomp in collaboration with MULAFEST Urban Trends Festival features a line-up that underlines its electronic heart, with pioneering artists from the international scene- electronic artists and musicians like Raghu Dixit Project, B.R.E.E.D, Midival Punditz featuring Karsh Kale and friends, and Nucleya
The IIFA Celebrations for 2016 were officially kicked off with the Opening Press Conference held at Hotel Westin Palace, which was attended by media, dignitaries and friends of IIFA. Eminent Bollywood Stars like Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Sridevi, Boney Kapoor, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Boman Irani, Kabir Khan, Ranveer Singh, Bipasha Basu, Huma Qureshi, Vivek Oberoi, Dia Mirza, Riteish Deshmukh, Neha Dhupia, Madhavan, Aftab Shivdasani, Sohail Khan, Sajid Nadiadwala, Shriya Saran, Sonu Sood, Jackie Shroff, Richa Chaddha, Frieda Pinto, Lara Dutta and Mahesh Bhupathi are some of the many stars and celebrities participating in the biggest Indian Film Awards show internationally. The press conference was followed by a special teaser screening of the Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra film-Mirziya.
Fans of Indian Cinema can look forward to a string of star-studded events including theIIFA Rocks – a music mega-event held at IFEMA – Feria de Madrid where some of the best artists in the music industry will perform. The FICCI – IIFA Global Business Forum, being organized in association with Camara Spain, – is a platform for international business and networking where global dignitaries and business leaders discuss and connect to create opportunities for India and Spain.. Madrid will also get to experience IIFA Stomp & Rang Jam- a celebration of one of the biggest and most colorful festivals in India – Holi. IIFA will also be an intrinsic feature of the Mulafest this year, Madrid’s annual culture fest that brings together music, art and food all in one place and hosted at IFEMA – Feria de Madrid.
The final and most awaited event of the weekend is the NEXA IIFA Awards powered by Le Eco, a spectacular and glamorous night which honors and celebrates excellence and deserving work in Indian cinema will be held at IFEMA – Feria de Madrid.
Andre Timmins, Director, Wizcraft Entertainment International said, “This is the fourth time that IIFA will travel to Europe and Madrid has proved to be the best destination yet. We have been welcomed with open arms by the city and the very spirit of the city is vibrant and colourful just like the culture in India. This Weekend will see some of the most incredible talent from the Indian Film and music Industry on an international stage and we can whole-heartedly be assured that the 17th edition of the IIFA Celebrations will be as outstanding and remarkable as always.”
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