Ritiesh Deskmukh & Boman Irani to host IIFA 2009

MUMBAI: Actors Ritiesh Deskmukh and Boman Irani have been roped in again to host the IIFA awards this year, which is slated to take place in Macau.

Last year the duo hosted the awards function in Bangkok for the first time.

Among the celebrities who will be attending the awards this year are Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya along with Hrithik Roshan, Shahid Kapur, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Kangana Ranaut, Priyanka Chopra and Lara Dutta and director Subash Ghai.

The IIFA Awards this year will see Sonam Kapoor making her debut performance. Kareena Kapoor is also slated to perform. Internationally known actor John Terry and Frank Lamberti will also attend the awards.

The IIFA Weekend will begin on 13 June 2009.