Read to know how these Bollywood celebrities are preparing for IIFA 2017!

By Shambhavi Mishra | July 12th, 2017

One of the most coveted and prestigious award functions, IIFA is all set to happen between 13th to 16th of July.  The actors, filmmakers, technicians, musicians, cinematographers and many other vital people associated to filmmaking in Bollywood are honored for their dedicated work at this event.


For the very first time, IIFA is happening in New York this year.  Bollywood biggies have been quite busy for a while with the preparations for the event and their participation in the same.


All of them have taken to social media sharing their latest updates.


Here are some latest updates from Bollywood about IIFA 2017 -



Ready to #iifa2017

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Karan Johar said -  “IIFA is the most awaited international award function of the Indian film fraternity. I am excited and look forward to hosting the 18th Edition of the IIFA Weekend and Awards. New York will be spellbound with the magic of IIFA!”



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

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Shahid Kapoor -


#iifa rehearsals.

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Salman Khan escorting mother, Helen at the airport before flying for New York. He was quoted saying  “It always feels great to be a part of the IIFA Movement and I look forward to the 2017 IIFA Awards.”


Katrina Kaif“I’m excited and looking forward to performing at the IIFA Awards this year. It is such a great platform that not only showcases the celebration of cinema globally but also it’s a great opportunity for us to reach out to our fans worldwide. I am excited that this year, it is happening in one of my favorite cities – New York!”




Saif Ali Khan is attending IIFA with his children, Sara Ali Khan and Ibrahim. This is what he said - “I am happy to be back to the IIFA stage this year as I join my close friend Karan Johar to host the IIFA Awards in New York. The excitement for IIFA has been steadily growing worldwide. This year it’s going to be super fun and glamorous in every way as Karan and I are going to have lots of surprises in store for our fans internationally!”



#iifa2017 newyork press conference. Styled by @kunalrawaldstress

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Varun Dhawan - “I am absolutely excited to be a part of IIFA Awards in New York this year. I’m looking forward to joining everyone and see fans at the amazing MetLife Stadium. This year is truly going to be a grand celebration, and I can’t wait to be there!”





Alia Bhatt - “I am very excited to be a part of IIFA 2017, as this is going to be my debut at the IIFA Festival after five years in the industry. I am super excited that IIFA is being held in the beautiful city of New York. IIFA is all about togetherness and the celebration of the Indian cinema globally, and I eagerly look forward to this celebration”.





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So, are you excited for IIFA 2017? So are we!