Not such a long time ago the custodians of Indian Film Academy (IIFA) announced that the 17th edition of the IIFA Awards will be held in the capital of Spain- Madrid from June 23 to 26, 2016. And now we at What’s Up Life are bringing to you the latest updates on what you can expect from the upcoming edition of the 17th IIFA Awards direct from the organizers of the grandest Bollywood awards property of all time.
Read ahead to know what’s on the offer-
Farhan Akhar and Shahid Kapoor as hosts
Yes you read that right, the NEXA IIFA Awards 2016 will be hosted by the multi-talented Farhan Akhtar and the versatile actor Shahid Kapoor. The duo has already hosted the 15th edition of the awards in 2014 and if their previous collaboration was any indication, viewers of the awards are in for a laugh riot again.
FICCI- IIFA Global Business Forum 2016
Not many people know this but the IIFA awards are held in form of a weekend which includes a plethora of other activities apart from the main awards gala. The FICCI- IIFA Global Business Forum 2016 is a part of the Videocon d2h IIFA Weekend, in Madrid and will be held on the 24th June 2016. Organized by FICCI and the Spanish Chamber of Commerce, The FICCI- IIFA Global Business Forum 2016 will see powerful minds coming together to address global issues of renewable energy and climate change.
Also this year, the Business Forum at IIFA will hold a greater significance as it marks 60 years of relations between India and Spain. You can watch the details of the FICCI- IIFA Global Business Forum on Colors too.
Another highlight of the IIFA Awards 2016 is coming together of the Spanish and Indian culture as the traditional IIFA Stomp collaborates with MULAFEST Urban Trends Festival, organized by the MULA community and IFEMA. The artist lineup at the festivities includes the names of musicians like Raghu Dixit Project, B.R.E.E.D, Midival Punditz featuring Karsh Kale and friends, and Nucleya.
Massive Entertainment Lineup
The awards ceremony in Madrid will witness awe-inspiring performances by Bollywood’s very own crème de la crème Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone and Sonakshi Sinha, among others. Clearly the entertainment line-up on the cards is bigger than ever before.
With so much on the offer we certainly can’t wait for IIFA anymore. Can you?