IIFA AWARDS

  • NY, London, Barcelona, Abu Dhabi in race for next IIFA event May 7, 2014

    Mumbai: New York, London, Barcelona, and Abu Dhabi are some of the cities that are being considered to host next year's International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony. "Where the IIFA will happen in 2015 is to be confirmed in the next few months. But some of the contending destinations are...
  • 'Pulp Fiction' star John Travolta slated to make an appearance at IIFA Awards this year April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian film industry's who's who are getting ready to roll out the green carpet for the annual International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in Tampa Bay, Florida. But this year, there is to be an added sparkle of glamour as two-time Golden Globe-winning actor John Tavolta is set to...
  • Malaika Arora Khan to walk the ramp for Vikram Phadnis at IIFA awards April 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Malaika Arora Khan will be walking the ramp for ace designer Vikram Phadnis at the upcoming fashion event at IIFA Awards in Florida. Leading fashion designer Vikram Phadnis, who is also a favourite among leading ladies of Bollywood, has been roped in to design an exclusive collection for Vishal...
  • Soha Ali Khan chooses voting over IIFA awards April 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Soha Ali Khan says she has chosen to skip attending the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards in Tampa Bay, Florida later this month to be in Mumbai to cast her vote April 24. The IIFA gala is scheduled for April 23-26, and the voting day for...
  • IIFA Awards 2014: The list of nominees February 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's biopic 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' on athlete Milkha Singh has earned the maximum nominations at this year's International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards. The film has earned 10 nomination including Best Director, Best Film and Best Actor. Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram leela'...
  • Bolly Buzz: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' team in London for film's screening July 9, 2013

    Bollywood seems to omnipresent. The Bollywood stars are around the world from the big winners at IIFA weekend in Macau to the team of 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' in London for the screening of the film. ...
  • Bridging the gap? Madhuri Dixit and Anushka Sharma bond at IIFA awards July 8, 2013

    They both belong to different decades. While Madhuri Dixit ruled the film industry in the 1990s, Anushka Sharma is slowly making her place in the top spot in this decade. But the two caught up at IIFA and Madhuri even tweeted picture of the two together saying, "The girls exchange...
  • Happy to see Ram taking my place in Telugu cinema: Chiranjeevi July 7, 2013

    Macau: Chiranjeevi is looking forward to the release of Ram Charan Teja's Bollywood debut 'Zanjeer' and the actorpolitician believes that the remake will help his son cement his position as an actor. Teja, 28, is stepping into the shoes of Amitabh Bachchan with the remake of 1973 film which...
  • IIFA 2013: 'Barfi' bags best film, Ranbir best actor July 7, 2013

    Macau: 'Barfi' scooped top honours at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards, at a ceremony in the Chinese gambling haven of Macau on Saturday that also celebrated a century of Bollywood. 'Barfi', a romantic comedy about a mute and deaf man and his relationship with two women. The movie was...
  • IIFA 2013: Sridevi and Prabudeva to perform together for the first time June 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Dancing diva Sridevi is all set to match steps with ace choreographer Prabhudeva at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards in Macau this July. Sridevi, 49, will make her comeback on stage as a performer after many years and will groove on some of her hit numbers...
  • IIFA Awards: Did you miss Boman, Riteish as hosts? July 9, 2012

    New Delhi: "Host host na raha," said genuinely sad Boman Irani during the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards. Boman along with Riteish Deshmukh hosted the award function for five years. This time, Shahid Kapoor and Farhan Akhtar were seen hosting the award ceremony held in Singapore. Shahid Kapoor...
  • Bollywood Alisters give a miss to IIFA awards June 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Marred by the lack of the Alisters, long rambling speeches and selfplugging, IIFA 2012 turned out to be a lukewarm affair. Here is a report... Vanakkam Singapore After the applause actors Kamal Haasan and Sharathkumar got wherever they went in Singapore and the enthusiasm of watching Shahid dance to South Indian...
  • Vidya, Ranbir bag best actor awards at IIFA June 10, 2012

    Singapore: Vidya Balan was named the best actress at the 13th IIFA awards on Saturday night for her portrayal of south siren Silk Smitha in 'The Dirty Picture', while Ranbir Kapoor took home the best actor award for 'Rockstar'. 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' (ZNMD) won the best...
  • IIFA 2012 kicks off in Singapore June 8, 2012

    The 13th IIFA weekend kicked off in Singapore on Thursday with an excited Dibankar Banerjee. It was a big night for the cast of 'Shanghai' with their film's world premier on the first day of the IIFA weekend. The opening also marked Kamal Hasan's first IIFA outing. ...
  • Keen to work with Prabhu Deva: Shahid Kapoor May 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor says he is in talks with Prabhu Deva as he is keen to work with the director. There is a buzz that the actorturneddirector is making a sequel to his superhit film with Shahid in the lead and will showcase him in a totally different look, giving...
  • Shahid nervous about performing on Kamal Haasan song May 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Shahid Kapoor is all set to dance to one of Kamal Haasan's songs at the upcoming IIFA awards and the Bollywood actor is nervous about performing in front of the thespian. Shahid will be performing to the song 'Annaaththe Aaduraar' from the 1989 Tamil film "Apoorva Sagodharargal", which was...
  • Kamal Haasan to attend IIFA for the first time May 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Southern superstar Kamal Hassan is all set to make his debut appearance at the upcoming IIFA awards to showcase excerpts from his highly anticipated film 'Vishwaroop'. The 57yearold has directed and coproduced the spy thriller, which is being made in both Hindi and Tamil. Excerpts from the film and its...
  • First look of 'Viswaroopam' at IIFA Awards May 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Legendary actor Kamal Haasan's upcoming film Viswaroopam, that has been produced and directed by the actor himself, will be showcased at the 13th Videocon IIFA Weekend in Singapore this June 2012. Viswaroopam is made in both Hindi and Tamil and is one of Haasan's biggest projects till date. The Hindi...
  • Bollybuzz: Shahid Kapoor to host IIFA Awards May 16, 2012

    Apart from being the host, Shahid Kapoor may also be the face of the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards. ...
  • Prabhu Deva's IIFA connection May 15, 2012

    Prabhu Deva is on a mission. The actorfilmmaker, who is more popular as a choreographer, will take care of dance shows to be held during the 13th IIFA Weekend 2012, in Singapore from 7 to 9 June. "He is taking immense care to ensure that all goes well. Along with an...
  • Aishwarya is new dream girl, says Hema Malini June 28, 2011

    Toronto: Hema Malini, the original 'dream girl' of Indian cinema, says Aishwarya Rai is the new dream girl of Bollywood. "As I have said many times, Aishwarya Rai is a dream girl and a great actress. In fact, she is much more than a dream girl," Hema Malini said here while...
  • Al Pacino can't do what Indian actors do: Anupam June 27, 2011

    Toronto: Anupam Kher has drawn comparisons between Indian actors and international veterans Al Pacino and Robert De Niro, saying Bollywood stars are far more talented than these big names of Hollywood. "An Indian actor can do whatever Al Pacino or Robert De Niro does, but they cannot do what Indian actors...
  • Shah Rukh teaches dance to the audience at IIFA June 26, 2011

    Shah Rukh Khan never fails to charm! Even if his knee injury restrained him from putting on his usual highvoltage performance, the Bollywood badshah chose to make his audience dance to his steps, and Salman Khan's too! "If I can't dance, I'll make sure everyone dances here in Toronto tonight," he...
  • India has a special place in my heart: Swank June 26, 2011

    Oscar winner Hilary Swank got a thunderous applause when she greeted spectators at the IIFA awards ceremony here with a "Namaste" and said India held a special place in her heart. The Hollywood actress was the most unexpected celebrity at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony in Toronto. The American,...
  • Raj Kapoor clan gathers at street naming in Canada June 25, 2011

    It was a pictureperfect moment. Bollywood's ultimate showman Raj Kapoor's wife, three sons, daughters and daughterinlaw were all in town for the official naming ceremony of the Raj Kapoor Crescent a new street in a city on Toronto's outskirts known for its large South Asian population. It was a rare...
  • 'Band Baaja Baaraat' wins three IIFA Awards June 25, 2011

    Maneesh Sharma's Band Baaja Baaraat won three IIFA awards on Friday night as Sonu Nigam joined Jermaine Jackson, elder brother of the late Michael Jackson, to pay a moving musical tribute to the legend at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in Toronto. In fact, Nigam's 'Thank you for the...
  • Shah Rukh Khan gets grand treatment in Toronto June 25, 2011

    Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is truly Bollywood's badhshah and his welcome at Toronto's Fairmont Royal York hotel was proof enough!As around a hundred fans, who waited to catch a glimpse of the actor at the hotel lobby on Friday morning, the actor broke into an impromptu little jig despite his...
  • B'wood lacks good young actors, says Kabir Bedi June 24, 2011

    Toronto: Veteran actor Kabir Bedi rates Ranbir Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor as the two best young actors in Bollywood today. "But frankly there is dearth of young bright talented actors coming through. That's what Bollywood lacks today," feels Bedi who is one of the few Indian actors to make it to...
  • Mallika gets too close to Ontario Premier June 24, 2011

    Toronto: This one never misses a golden chance. After getting clicked with US President Barack Obama, Indian actress Mallika Sherawat was seen in conversation with Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) extravaganza in Toronto on Thursday. The actress, who has made a name for herself in...
  • SRK to join Vivek Oberoi at red carpet welcome June 21, 2011

    Wizcraft, the organizers of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards, have denied reports that Shah Rukh Khan may skip the awards ceremony in Toronto this week due to his knee injury. "That's not true. These are just rumours spread by the media. He is definitely coming. Don't believe in these...