IIFA 2017: Hosts, Performances & Details!


And it’s that time of the year again! When Bollywood comes together to honour the best of the best! Yes, we’re talking about the fabulous IIFA awards! So when is the show? And who’s up for performances? We’ve got the answer to these, and all of your IIFA 2017-related questions.

We’ve got the answer to these, and all of your IIFA 2017 related questions.

Here’s a cheat sheet to the 2017 IIFA Awards.

When is IIFA 2017?

The 18th Edition of IIFA Awards 2017 will be held on July 15 at New York’s iconic MetLife Stadium.

Who’s hosting IIFA 2017?

The 18th edition of IIFA is a platform for complete entertainment!

Karan Johar, Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan will be hosting/ co-hosting the star-studded night.

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In the press conference, Karan stated,

“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!”

Saif Ali Khan added,

“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!”

Moreover, Ritesh Deshmukh and Manish Paul will host IIFA Rocks, which will be held a day before the main event.

Who’s performing at IIFA 2017?

A whole lot of people!

Alia Bhatt has collaborated with IIFA for the first time this year!

Here’s how excited she is for her performance:

“I am very excited to be a part of IIFA 2017 as this is going to be my debut at the IIFA Awards 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, while attending the IIFA 2017 presscon.”

Varun Dhawan is also all set to make a debut at IIFA-2017 with a stunning performance!

Here’s what Varun said about his debut with IIFA:

“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!”

Moreover, Katrina, when asked for a sneak peak of her performance, without spilling the beans said,

“I am hoping it will be something memorable.”

Whereas, here’s what Salman said about his performance,

“No idea. Only after I am done with the performance, I might have an idea of what I have done on stage.”

IIFA 2017 also has performances lined up from stars like  Sushant Singh Rajput, Shahid Kapoor and Kriti Sanon, too.

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