IIFA 2017: Dates, schedule, celeb performances, telecast – Here’s all you need to know

From celebrating 25 years of music maestro AR Rahman to Bollywood A-listers taking on the stage in New York, the 18th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards promises to be a grand celebration of Hindi cinema in New York.

Here’s all you need to know about IIFA 2017:

IIFA 2017 Dates and Venue

The 18th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards will be held at the iconic MetLife Stadium in New York from July 13-15. A grand closing party will be held on July 16.

Where to watch IIFA 2017

IIFA Awards 2017 will be aired on COLORS channel from 7 pm onwards on Sunday, July 16.

 

IIFA 2017 Schedule

Day 1 – July 13 (Thursday)
IIFA Weekend Press Conference: Time: 16:00 – 17:30 hrs
Venue: Metropolitan Ballroom – Sheraton Times Square

IIFA Stomp
Time: 18:00 – 20:00 hrs
(Open to Public)
Venue: Times Square

Shuruaat Gala Dinner
Time: 19:00 – 22:00 hrs
Venue: Pierre Hotel

Day 2 – July 14 (Friday)
FICCI –IIFA Business Forum
Time: 09:00 – 17:00 hrs
Venue: Asia Society Building

IIFA Rocks Green Carpet
Time: 18:00 – 00:00 hrs
Venue: MetLife Stadium

Day 3: July 15 (Saturday)
IIFA Awards Green Carpet
Time: 18:00 – 20:00 hrs
Venue: MetLife Stadium

IIFA Awards
Time: 20:00 – 01:00 hrs
Venue: MetLife Stadium

Day 4: July 16 (Sunday)
IIFA Closing Party
Time: 16:00 – 23:30 hrs
Venue: La Marina

IIFA 2017 Hosts
IIFA Awards main event will be hosted by Karan Johar and Saif Ali Khan
IIFA Rocks will be hosted by Riteish Deshmukh and Maniesh Paul
IIFA Green Carpet will be hosted by Arjun Bijlani and Karan Wahi

IIFA 2017 Bollywood Star Performances

IIFA Rocks
As IIFA will celebrate 25 years of Oscar-winning and Bollywood music composer AR Rahman, the show will feature musicians including Rahman, Diljit Dosanjh, Kailash Kher, Mika Singh, Benny Dayal, Neeti Mohan and Jonita Gandhi, among others

IIFA Awards
Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon, among other Bollywood stars are set to perform at IIFA Awards main event

IIFA 2017 Nominations

Best Film
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
MS Dhoni: The Untold Story
Neerja
Pink
Sultan
Udta Punjab

Best Actor in Leading Role (Male)
Shahid Kapoor – Udta Punjab
Ranbir Kapoor – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Shah Rukh Khan – Fan
Sushant Singh Rajput – M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
Amitabh Bachchan – Pink
Salman Khan – Sultan

Best Actor in Leading Role (Female)
Anushka Sharma – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Alia Bhatt – Dear Zindagi & Udta Punjab
Sonam Kapoor – Neerja
Tapsee Pannu – Pink

Best Director
Karan Johar – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Neeraj Pandey – MS Dhoni: The Untold Story
Ram Madhvani – Neerja
Aniruddha Roy Chowdhary – Pink
Ali Abbas Zafar for Sultan and Abhishek Chaubey – Udta Punjab

Best Supporting Actor (Male)
Rajat Kapoor – Kapoor and Sons
Rajkummar Rao – Aligarh
Rishi Kapoor – Kapoor and Sons
Anupam Kher – MS Dhoni: The Untold Story
Amitabh Bachchan – Wazir

Best Supporting Actor (Female)
Shabana Azmi – Neerja
Andrea Tariang – Pink
Ratna Pathak Shah – Kapoor and Sons
Disha Patani – MS Dhoni: The Untold Story
Richa Chadha – Sarbjit

Best Actor in Negative Role
Neil Nitin Mukesh – Wazir
Shah Rukh Khan – Fan
Jim Sarbh – Neerja

Best Comedian
Varun Dhawan – Dishoom
Jimmy Shergill – Happy Bhag Jayegi
Rishi Kapoor – Kapoor and Sons

 

 

Source: Mid-Day

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