IIFA 2017: Star Performances, Venue, Hosts and Everything You Should Know About the Upcoming Gala


The much awaited IIFA 2017 is slated to spill its extravaganza starting July 15. From featuring performances of the top actors in the industry including Salman Khan, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, it will also rejoice the charm of multi-faceted Karan Johar who is all geared up to host the IIFA evening. Will he host the night alone? Well, IIFA 2017 will be a double treat for you all as the royal Pataudi legacy, Saif Ali Khan will accompany Karan to infuse the show with tons of fun and frolic.

IIFA 2017 to be co-hosted by Karan Johar and Saif Ali Khan

The duo is promising as they say, “We have surprises in store.” Not only this, Race franchise fame, Saif came on board to express his feelings on this opportunity. 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.”

IIFA 2017: Star performers, Heart-throbs and other you love to watch on screen

A star-studded affair like it has always been, IIFA 2017 invariably boasts of power packed performances by promising actors of the industry including Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput, Katrina Kaif, Kriti Sanon and Varun Dhawan, amongst others.

Varun will also be seen co- hosting a short segment of the IIFA 2017 event on July 15. Varun said, “It’s going to be a grand celebration and I can’t wait to be there.”

As far as the IIFA Rocks interest you, full bundle of entertainment Riteish Deshmukh and inimitable Manish Paul are likely to host it.

IIFA 2017: A.R Rehman Music Medley

Not only this, IIFA 2017 will also pay a tribute to the living legend, A.R Rehman as celebrations for 25 years of his Oscar-winning will commence at the IIFA event.

A beautiful medley curated by ace musicians will also be played at the IIFA event. Singers like A.R Rahman, Javed Ali, Jonita Gandhi, Diljit Dosanjh, Benny Dayal, Neeti Mohan, and Haricharan Seshadri.

IIFA 2017 USA: Essential Whereabouts

Organized by Wizcraft International Entertainment, this will be the 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards which will be held at the MetLife Stadium in New York. This is the second time IIFA will be hosted in the USA, after 2014 when it was held in Tampa Bay.