18th edition of IIFA awards in New York

The charismatic duo of Indian Cinema, Saif Ali Khan and Karan Johar to host the upcoming NEXA IIFA Awards Powered By VIVO at the iconic MetLife Stadium on 16th July 2017.

Bollywood’s Youth Icon, Varun Dhawan is all set to make a debut at IIFA Awards with a stunning performance and will also be seen co-hosting a segment of the star-studded awards night.

The NEXA IIFA Awards Powered by VIVO is among the most coveted and highly anticipated award celebration that honors the very best of Indian Cinema with the highest level of achievement seen through the glamorous IIFA statuette.

The 18th Edition of IIFA Awards 2017 to witness power-packed performances by Bollywood superstars, Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, Shahid Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon, to name a few.

The NEXA IIFA Awards will air exclusively LIVE on COLORS – the Broadcast Partner, with the Title Sponsor NEXA, Powered by VIOV, Styled by Myntra, Official Airline Partner – AIR INDIA.

Star’s on NEXA IIFA | New York

Commenting on the occasion, Karan Johar said, “IIFA is the most awaited international award function of the Indian film fraternity. I am excited and look forward to hosting the 18th Edition of the IIFA Weekend and Awards. New York will be spellbound with the magic of IIFA!”

Saif Ali Khan added saying. “I am happy to be back to the IIFA stage this year as I join my close friend Karan Johar to host the IIFA Awards in New York. The excitement for IIFA has been steadily growing worldwide. This year it’s going to be super fun and glamorous in every way as Karan and I are going to have lots of surprises in store for our fans internationally!”

Varun Dhawan shared saying, “I am absolutely excited to be a part of IIFA Awards in New York this year. I’m looking forward to joining everyone and see fans at the amazing MetLife Stadium. This year is truly going to be a grand celebration, and I can’t wait to be there!”

Commenting on the occasion, Salman Khan said, is “It always feels great to be a part of the IIFA Movement and I look forward to the 2017 IIFA Awards.”

Katrina Kaif added saying, “I’m excited and looking forward to performing at the IIFA Awards this year. It is such a great platform that not only showcases the celebration of cinema globally but also it’s a great opportunity for us to reach out to our fans worldwide. I am excited that this year, it is happening in one of my favorite cities – New York!”

Speaking about her debut performance at IIFA, Alia Bhatt shares, “I am very excited to be a part of IIFA 2017, as this is going to be my debut at the IIFA Festival after five years in the industry. I am super excited that IIFA is being held in the beautiful city of New York. IIFA is all about togetherness and the celebration of the Indian cinema globally, and I eagerly look forward to this celebration”.

Andre Timmins, Director- Wizcraft International, the producers and creator of the IIFA movement said, “With the 18th Edition of IIFA weekend and awards, we look forward to bring the world of Indian cinema to life in its premier edition in New York for existing and new audiences at the NEXA IIFA Awards Powered by VIVO. I am excited to announce two of the biggest talented stars in Bollywood, Karan Johar and Saif Ali Khan as the hosts of the awards night. We are thrilled to have Varun Dhawan make his debut at the IIFA stage and co-host a special segment at the awards this year. Get ready to witness the magic of IIFA as Bollywood descends in America to celebrate Indian cinema like never before.”

Buy Tickets Tab | IIFA

Excitement growing across the world, people can now get that hot seat for the spectacular 2017 IIFA Weekend & Awards at New York events to be hosted at MetLife Stadium as tickets are LIVE to the general public available online only at or by calling (800) 745-3000 or by just clicking the ‘Buy Tickets Tab’ on the official IIFA website Fans can also purchase the tickets at MetLife Stadium Box Office (Box Office hours: M – F, 11 am – 5 pm). For VIP Club Experiences, e-mail us at IIFA has a special treat for its fans, “The Double Dhamaka Offer.” Get two shows for the price of one. Buy any IIFA Awards premium seating tickets for Ground Level and Level 100 seats and get free tickets to IIFA Rocks.

The popular category nominations are available for the global audience to participate in the voting process. The IIFA Global Voting went LIVE on 20th May 2017 and will be open until 18th June 2017 (closed).  The final winners of the IIFA Awards are revealed on the night of the Awards ceremony. Secrecy surrounds the results, and the credibility of the voting process is one of the key parameters of this prestigious award.

IIFA continues to bring together the biggest stars of Bollywood and Hollywood on one stage. The IIFA Weekend and Awards will play host to some of the most celebrated actors and musicians of the Indian film industry, notable guests, and dignitaries from India and the region, world media and Indian cinema fans from across the globe.

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