It is IIFA time again! The international Indian Film Academy Award once again will honor both artistic and technical excellence in Bollywood. Where IIFA Awards 2015 will be held for this year? The were lots of rumors that this year there will be Barcelona, New York, London and Abu Dhabi! In the last 14 years, IIFA has travelled to Africa, Europe, Asia and North America.
It gives us great pleasure to announce that the 2015 edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) is set to captivate Bollywood fans in Malaysia as the ceremony will be held in the enchanting city of Kuala Lumpur on 5th, 6th & 7th June 2015. This is the second time IIFA will be travelling to Malaysia. The Bollywood awards ceremony was last held in the country in 2002. Andre Timmins, the spokesperson of IIFA during his interaction with media stated:
“We are going to Malaysia in the first week of June. We had a great time in Malaysia in 2002. We are coming back after 13 years. It is a great destination, a lot of our movies are being shot there off late so it will enhance the business locally. It is going to be fun,”
“We were in talks with Bangkok and Madrid. We are going to continue our dialogue with Spain for hosting future editions but Malaysia won it because the country connects strongly to India and Bollywood and also in terms of business and tourism,” he added
The IIFA 2015 celebrations was held in Tampa Bay, USA where it was a great success and the Awards evening was attended by Hollywood personalities like Kevin Spacey and John Travolta among others. The organisers of IIFA are to replicate the success this year with the involvement of South stars like Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth and Vijay among others. This year’s event will span over three days and will include film and music workshops, fashion shows, fans meet-and-greet, technical awards and media briefings of forthcoming movies.
Pritam captivated audiences with performers like Arijit Singh, Aditi Singh Sharma, Papon, Shalmali Kholgade and other singing sensations at the night even the stars themselves look forward to , the IIFA Rocks! A pre-Awards celebration of Music. The 2014 edition of the IIFA Awards featured extraordinary performances by the Goddess of Dance Madhuri Dixit-Nene , Sidharth Malhotra, Priyanka Chopra & the reigning Queen of Bollywood Deepika Padukone , Ranveer Singh with a superb finale by the Greek God of Dance Hrithik Roshan!
We can’t wait to find out who will be captivating fans at the IIFA 2015 in Kuala Lampur , Malaysia. This will be the 16th edition of the awards ceremony which was instituted in 2000. We at the Bollywood Tempest have always been amazed by the sheer brilliance of the WizKraft Team with bringing something new to IIFA each year.
Here are some highlights from the IIFA Awards 2014 in Tampa Bay , Florida (USA)