Bollywood set to 'stomp', 'rock' NY with IIFA show


Commenting on the association, Rishika Lulla Singh CEO - Eros Digital said, "Eros Now strives to offer the best of Bollywood content to our viewers and it gives us huge pleasure to associate with Wizcraft and come on board as Title Sponsor for IIFA Weekend, one of the most celebrated and recognized Indian film award ceremonies across the globe". This year the awards night will be hosted by Karan Johar and Saif Ali Khan.

"We have always had a great relationship over the last 15 years".

IIFA Awards 2017 to witness power-packed performances by Bollywood superstars, Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, Shahid Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon, to name a few. Riteish Deshmukh and Manish Paul will be hosting the event, which is a tribute to the composer.

The main event will take place on Saturday at the grand MetLife Stadium which is considered as the Rolls Royce of arenas in the world.

"We have already sold about 30,000 tickets", he said.

"Not only are we going at Times Square for IIFA stomp but we will also ring the bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to commence the celebration". The "Bhaijaan" of Bollywood, @BeingSalmanKhan arrives in NY for #IIFA2017.

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For Friday evening, there's IIFA Rocks - a musical gala at the MetLife Stadium, featuring the Oscar winning composer Rahman performing live to celebrate his 25th anniversary in filmdom.

As part of the IIFA Weekend and awards, the Indian Chambers of Commerce and industry has announced the FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum to be held on July 14.

"We have a great orchestra from NY, and our own band..." The award ceremony will conclude the following day with a closing party.

Bollywood stars are gearing up for this year's much-awaited IIFA awards.

Sabbas Joseph, founder-director of IIFA and Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt.

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