To kick start this grand celebration The International Indian Film Academy held a press conference in Mumbai on February 18, 2014 which was attended by the every so charming Anil Kapoor, dazzling diva Madhuri Dixit, lady killer Saif Ali Khan, the sunning Kareena Kapoor, bengali bombshell Bipasha Basu and last but not the least music director Pritam.
Actor Saif Ali Khan will be hosting the IIFA Magic If The Movies And Technical Awards.
Saif who is going to host the technical awards night said, “It’s always amazing to give our Indian and international audience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness one of the finest celebrations of Indian culture and cinema. IIFA is really going to rock this year.” informed Saif as he addressed the press.
“Very few know that I lived in Florida for a while. I have been to Tampa Bay and I can tell you honestly it is a beautiful city and the people there are warm and welcoming.” stated a beaming Madhuri Dixit.
Bipasha Basu who was dressed in a stunning Manish Malhotra nine yard showed her support to the grand event, “Over the years, I have been privileged to have been a part of and performed at several IIFA’s and have watched them grow from strength to strength. It is commendable that IIFA continues to be a magnificent celebration of Indian Cinema and IIFA’s efforts to promote Indian Cinema on a global scale are really praiseworthy. As an ambassador of Cinema, I whole-heartedly support this noble endeavor and will continue to do so. It would be fun to be in North America this year, because with a huge number of Bollywood fans in the country, it will only be a remarkable celebration.”
Kareena Kapoor, who was also present at the IIFA conference stated, “It’s always amazing to give our Indian and international audience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness one of the finest celebrations of Indian culture and cinema. IIFA is really going to rock this year.”
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Anil Kapoor, who has been a supporter of IIFA for a long time now, said, “There is nothing as unique as Bollywood, and Tampa is in for a treat this year! The IIFAs are a great platform for us to showcase our work to the world. This April, IIFA will bring the magic of Indian Cinema to America.”
Shahid Kapoor and Farhan Akhtar will host the 15th IIFA Awards. Here’s wishing team IIFA all the best.[/tps_footer]