Madrid: For the next three days our Bollywood Brigade is all set to set the stage ablaze in the beautiful city Madrid, Spain where they will come together to celebrate the glory of Indian cinema during the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA 2016) award ceremony.
IIFA being one of the most prestigious award ceremonies, signified as Oscars of Bollywood has already marked its trail along several continents over the years. This will be IIFA’s 17th edition and it is all set to shine Europe by its glitterati.
Stars including Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Ranveer Singh, Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Kabir Khan, Bipasha Basu, Huma Qureshi, Jackie Shroff, Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chaddha and Indian-origin Hollywood actress Freida Pinto, among others are said to lead the Bollywood contingent.
IIFA 2016 may add another feather to the success of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Bajirao Mastani’ as the movie had plucked enough awards this year and is presumed to be a frontrunner in IIFA nominations with 8 juggle in its list including best director, best picture, best actress and best actor.
Besides ‘Bajirao Mastaani’ Superstar Salman Khan’s blockbuster ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ is also ready to grab the grand IIFA with 7 nominations.
IIFA Awards ceremony will be adorned with the top six acts by superstar Salman, Hrithik Roshan, Sonakshi Sinha, Tiger Shroff .
Internationally renowned Bollywood actresses Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone who are flagging their success in Hollywood, will also grace the event with their presence.