IIFA

  • 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...
  • Snapshot: Bipasha Basu parties with friends in NYC, posts photos on Twitter April 30, 2014

    Bipasha Basu is clearly having a blast during her stay in New York City. The actress, who recently performed at IIFA 2014 which was held in Tampa Bay, managed to take time out of her busy schedule to be with her friends. Bipasha took to Twitter to give an insight...
  • John Travolta, Kevin Spacey up the star quotient at IIFA 2014 April 29, 2014

    Hollywood actors John Travolta and Kevin Spacey tried some trademark Bollywood moves at the 15th International Indian film Academy Awards on Saturday evening at Tampa Bay in Florida. ...
  • IIFA: John Travolta shakes a leg with Hrithik, Priyanka April 28, 2014

    There was some hollywood glamour to IIFA this year, with actor John Travolta shaking a leg with Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra. Travolta was awarded for for Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema. ...
  • Kevin Spacey reportedly alarmed by illegal viewing of Netflix series 'House of Cards' in India April 28, 2014

    Kevin Spacey might be dancing happily to the tunes of 'Lungi dance', but he was reportedly alarmed by the Indians' obsession with his latest show, 'House of Cards'. Spacey, who plays the drama's leading character Francis Underwood, made the comments at the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) which took place...
  • Stars skip vote for IIFA, but vocal about the change they want to see April 28, 2014

    While Mumbai managed to cross the half way mark this election with a 53 per cent voter turn out, many Bollywood stars didn't have any stake in that. This as most chose to attend the IIFA awards in Florida. But despite not voting they were vocal about the change they...
  • Snapshot: Anupam Kher replicates Oscar selfie at IIFA 2014 April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The selfie fever has gripped everyone ever since Ellen DeGeneres asked the Hollywood stars to pose for the Oscar selfie. And when everyone else is just following suit, how could our Bollywood celebrities miss out this selfie trend. Therefore, it didn't come as surprise when we...
  • Shatrughan Sinha receives IIFA Lifetime Achievement Award from daughter Sonakshi Sinha April 28, 2014

    Tampa Bay: Bollywood veteran Shatrughan Sinha was presented IIFA Lifetime achievement award by his daughter and actress Sonakshi Sinha for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema. 'Dabaang' fame actress Sonakshi and actor Anil Kapoor jointly presented the award to Sinha, who has acted in more than 200 Hindi movies and also...
  • From 'House of Cards' to 'lungi dance': Kevin Spacey dances a jig with Deepika Padukone April 27, 2014

    Tampa Bay: Hollywood actordirectorproducer Kevin Spacey was the show stealer at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards he danced on the stage to "Lungi dance" number with Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone. The occasion was the IIFA Awards night Saturday when the show's hosts Farhan Akhtar and Shahid Kapoor requested...
  • John Travolta, Kevin Spacey perform Bollywood dance steps at IIFA 2014 April 27, 2014

    Tampa: The Indian film industry's top award show sailed into Tampa Saturday with a piratethemed opening musical number and celebrities ranging from "Slumdog Millionaire" star Anil Kapoor to John Travolta and Kevin Spacey. Before a crowd of some 20,000, the International Indian Film Academy awards started with the entrance of actors...
  • Complete list of winners at IIFA 2014 April 27, 2014

    The 15th edition of International Indian Film Academy Awards saw an interesting mix of winners this year. Highlighting the international appeal of India's Bollywood film industry, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards event was held in the US for the first time in Tampa, Florida. Here's a complete list of...
  • IIFA 2014: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' wins best film, Farhan Akhtar best actor, Deepika Padukone best actress April 27, 2014

    Tampa Bay: The 15th edition of International Indian Film Academy Awards saw an interesting mix of winners this year. Stealing the show this year was director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', which won the award for the Best Picture. The film, which was a slow starter at the boxoffice, gained...
  • John Travolta says Hindi films are 'full of life'; considers working with Shekhar Kapur in 'Paani' April 27, 2014

    Tampa Bay: Amrican actor John Travolta Saturday said he is a big fan of Hindi films and feels they are "very original and full of life". "I liked 'Slumdog Millionaire' which wasn't a bollywood film but somewhat reflects India. I recently saw 'Ram Leela'... I find Hindi films very original and...
  • I have a huge fear of failure; it drives me: Priyanka Chopra April 27, 2014

    Tampa Bay: National Awardwinning Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who attended a panel discussion on acting with Hollywood actorfilmmaker Kevin Spacey at International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards here, says she has a huge fear of failure. Priyanka has proved her mettle through films like 'Saat Khoon Maaf', 'Barfi!', 'Fashion',...
  • Snapshot: Bipasha Basu tweets behindthescenes photos with Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone taken at IIFA 2014 April 27, 2014

    Actress Bipasha Basu posted several behindthescenes photos from International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) that are being held in Tampa Bay, Florida, US. "We girls just won't grow up! Ha ha ha!" wrote Basu, as she posed with actresses Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra wearing wrist bands with the words...
  • India's 'Bollywood Oscars' in Florida for U.S. debut April 27, 2014

    Reuters: Celebrities and dignitaries from India and the United States descended on Florida this week for the "Bollywood Oscars," an awards event making its firstever U.S. stop with the aim of creating deeper ties between the two countries. The International Indian Film Academy's awards show set for Saturday has been compared...
  • IIFA 2014: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' bags nine technical awards April 27, 2014

    Tampa Bay:Filmmaker Rakesh Om Prakash Mehra's 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', which has already garnered several awards, claimed nine technical awards at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2014 being held here. 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' bagged the awards for best cinematography (Binod Pradhan), best screenplay (Prasoon Joshi), best dialogue (Prasoon Joshi), best...
  • Celebrity selfies a big hit at the IIFA green carpet April 26, 2014

    Tampa Bay: The selfie bug bit celebrities and fans at the green carpet of the technical categories of Bollywood's most extravagant celebration, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards 2014 here. The starstudded event here saw actors and filmmakers not only looking their best, but much in action wherein...
  • Has Govinda's daughter Narmada really refused 30 films in three years? April 26, 2014

    Tampa Bay: Actor Govinda's wife Sunita, who accompanied her husband to International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) 2014, says that her daughter Narmada has refused 30 films in three years. Narmada has been planning to make her debut for a long time and when asked when will she be launched, Sunita said:...
  • Vidya Balan skips IIFA; Priyanka Chopra to fill in for the special session with Kevin Spacey April 26, 2014

    Tampa Bay: Actress Vidya Balan, who was active in the promotional tours for the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards earlier this year, has left many guessing the reason behind her absence from the main event. "Vidya had to cancel her plans at the last moment," said a source...
  • Violence against women should not be tolerated: Shabana Azmi April 26, 2014

    Tampa Bay: Noted actress Shabana Azmi feels violence against women should not be tolerated. The 63yearold actress, who is associated with her NGO Mijwan that supports the girl child, participated in a session titled 'Girl Rising Project' at the ongoing International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) here. "I feel sad...
  • We have our films in the UAE, Australia and UK, but we need a stronger presence in the US: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The footprint of the over $2 billion Indian cinema industry is rapidly growing overseas, says National Awardwinning filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. He stresses that while nontraditional markets are vital, the US, powered by a threemillion strong Indian diaspora, remains the biggest international market for Indian moviemakers. "America is an...
  • Bollywood's biggest awards show IIFA comes to America April 26, 2014

    Washington: Highlighting the international appeal of India's Bollywood film industry, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards event is being held in the US for the first time in Tampa, Florida, Saturday. "This year, Bollywood, its glittering stars and its legions of fans, have come to Tampa," National Public Radio (NPR)...
  • Snapshot: Madhuri Dixit-Nene posts a selfie with husband Shriram Nene, Hritihik Roshan April 25, 2014

    Legendary actress Madhuri Dixit-Nene posted a selfie with husband Dr Shriram Nene and co-actor Hrithik Roshan from the airport, on her way to attend the latest edition of International Indian Film Academy Awards. She captioned the photo with fond words, "Me and the boys flying to #IIFA2014." ...
  • Snapshot: Priyanka Chopra bonds with Sonakshi Sinha at IIFA awards April 25, 2014

    Priyanka Chopra shared a happy picture of herself and actress Sonakshi Sinha on Instagram sharing a laugh at the ongoing IIFA awards. The picture titled as 'Gossip Girls' got us thinking considering the two have a certain Shahid Kapoor in common. While Priyanka dated Shahid for almost three years, rumours...