It will be the celebration of Indian cinema in Spain when Bollywood stars like Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone and Sonakshi Sinha will perform at the 17th Edition of The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) in June.
To be held in Madrid, capital of Spain, the four-day cinematic celebration will start on June 23. Bollywood stars Farhan Akhtar and Shahid Kapoor will host the gala night.
Farhan, who announced the 17th edition of the film festival along with actor Anil Kapoor, can’t wait to share the stage with Shahid.
“We had a wonderful time. There is a certain ease and chemistry which we have with each other and I look forward to it,” Farhan said.
“I have fond memories of being in Spain especially having shot my movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. Even now when I plan my holidays, I prefer going to Spain. It is a different experience and I am so happy that the country is hosting this year’s IIFA,” he said.
Anil, who has been associated with IIFA for more than a decade now, says that the forthcoming edition of IIFA is certainly going to be one of the biggest till date.
“India and Spain share a lot of similarities in terms of hospitality so, I can’t wait to visit Spain again. I think this is going to be one of the biggest IIFA till date,” said the 59-year-old.
Recreating the magic of Indian cinema, the 17th edition of the IIFA celebrations will play host to some of the most celebrated stars of the Indian film industry along with global faces. One will also witness power-packed performances by Salman, Hrithik, Priyanka, Deepika and Sonakshi among others.
So, are you excited?