IIFA Awards 2018: Bollywood’s biggest honour, the 19th edition of International Indian Film Academy(IIFA) Awards is finally here and not just the fans but the actors are equally excited for the grand gala. From young guns like Kriti Sanon, Alia Bhatt to veteran actors like Rekha are all set to bring down the stars with their sizzling performances and of course spell-binding glamour. Apart from acknowledging the best talent in the industry, the three-day carnival will witness all the prestigious members of the film fraternity under one roof.
While the actors are preparing to deliver the best of both worlds, here is everything you would want to know about the grand extravaganza.
IIFA 2018 Date
The star-studded gala will be a three-day event and will take place between June 22 and June 24.
IIFA 2018 Venue
This year, Bangkok, Thailand, will become the perfect host of the 19th edition of International Indian Film Academy Awards after 10 years. The venue will be Thailand ‘s Siam Niramit which is decorated with the country’s rich art heritage. The place also hosts the most-popular theatre productions of the country.
IIFA 2018 Schedule
The first day, June 22, will witness the musical event IIFA Rocks, June 23 will have OSIAN's IIFA Cinematic Heritage Auction Event at 4 pm, and the final day will see the grand night of IIFA Awards 2018 unfold.
IIFA 2018 Telecast
Like the last three years, this year also the IIFA Awards will be broadcast on COLORS TV. This time the collaboration will extend to Viacom 18’s digital platform VOOT as well so that the viewers can have access to all action going on at the event and behind-the-scenes.
IIFA 2018 Hosts
Just like last year, Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar will be seen hosting the awards night. Along with him, fans will get to see Riteish Deshmukh taking on the mic and woo the audience. A special segment on June 23, IIFA Rocks, will be hosted by Kartik Aaryan and Ayushmann Khurrana.
IIFA 2018 Performers
While two Bollywood actors, Vaani Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor have rolled out from the gala because of their respective injuries, IIFA 2018 stage will be lit up by stars like Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Bobby Deol, Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Rekha, Kriti Sanon, Shraddha Kapoor and Iulia Vantur.
Veteran actress Rekha will be seen setting the IIFA stage on fire after 20 long years. On the other hand, Race 3 actor Bobby Deol will hit the stage after 7 years.
While rehearsals were on in full swing, we managed to capture these candid moments on camera. Have a look at the party we have in store for you this weekend.#IIFA2018 #NEXAIIFAAwards #Myntra pic.twitter.com/EKrc0UirzN— IIFA Awards (@IIFA) June 22, 2018
IIFA 2018 Nominations
Industry’s best talent has been nominated to be honored at the 19th edition of International Indian Film Academy Awards.
Best Performance in a Leading Role (Female)
Alia Bhatt - Badrinath Ki Dulhania
Sridevi - Mom
Zaira Wasim - Secret Superstar
Bhumi Pednekar - Shubh Mangal Saavdhan
Vidya Balan - Tumhari Sulu
Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male)
Irrfan Khan - Hindi Medium
Ranbir Kapoor - Jagga Jasoos
Adil Hussain - Mukti Bhawan
Rajkummar Rao - Newton
Akshay Kumar - Toilet – Ek Prem Katha
Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari - Bareilly Ki Barfi
Saket Chaudhary - Hindi Medium
Anurag Basu - Jagga Jasoos
Amit V Masurkar - Newton
Suresh Triveni - Tumhari Sulu
Alos, catch Varun Dhawan, Kartik Aaryan, Shraddha Kapoor and other Bollywood celebs as arrive in style for IIFA 2018 Press Conference on Day 2