Don't miss! All the Bollywood stars travelling to NY for IIFA

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Before the main event, IIFA Rocks will be scheduled on July 14. The awards show, is happening for the second time in United States, earlier in 2014, the event took place at Tampa Bay. "We also have a special tribute to AR Rahman".

IIFA 2017 is the biggest night of the year.

"We have always had a great relationship over the last 15 years". The superstars performing in the ceremony include Katrina Kaif, Kriti Sanon, Salman Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput and Varun Dhawan. The 18th edition of IIFA promises to be a never-seen-before show.

Prior to the main event on Saturday at the grand MetLife Stadium - which has hosted the Super Bowl and concerts of the likes of Coldplay and Paul McCartney - there's lots planned.

The organisers of IIFA, Wizcraft, are expecting the crowd of at least 40,000 people. Bollywood is coming to NY!

The alliances made via the platform of IIFA provide huge benefits and gain to India, but an equally important objective of this initiative is to create similar outcomes in its host country by boosting tourism, economic development, trade, culture, cross-border investments and film co-productions. IIFA weekend will begin with Stomp party that will take place at the Times Square, followed by IIFA Rocks, a musical gala featuring A R Rahman, on Friday evening.

This year, movies such as Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Neerja, Pink, Sultan and Udta Punjab are competing in the Best Film category while Shahid Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput, Amitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan are nominated in the Best Actor in Leading Role-Male category.

"Like we wake up for the and Grammy, this year, we can wake up for the IIFA Awards", said Sabbas Joseph, Director, Wizraft International Entertainment.

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