IIFA Rocks 2017 to celebrate music

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New York, Jul 15 It was a night to remember for music fans in the city as Oscar and Grammy victor A R Rahman gave a spectacular live performance, belting out his popular Hindi and Tamil tracks for close to two hours at the IIFA Rocks event.

Like every year, the event was a star-studded one with everyone putting their best fashion foot forward.

They flocked there to catch a glimpse of their favourite stars - Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Saif Ali Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi, Taapsee Pannu among others.

IIFA Rocks will regale the audience with a celebration of 25 years of Oscar winning talent A.R. Rahman.

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The 18th edition of the awards ceremony is a three-day extravaganza that started from July 13 with a press conference, followed by IIFA Rocks event and the main event on Sunday 16 July.

It featured a never-seen-before medley of musicians, including Rahman, Diljit Dosanjh, Javed Ali, Jonita Gandhi, Benny Dayal, Neeti Mohan and Haricharan Seshadri. This IIFA property will have more musical performances.

International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) especially rang the bell to announce its support for the Nand Ghar Project, a unique Public-Private-Partnership (PPP), led by Vedanta Resources, which is listed on the NYSE stock exchange, along with the Government of India to transform Early Childhood Care and Education Centers.

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