The International Indian Film Awards (IIFA) Weekend is all set to land on the shores of America as they are all set to bring the magic of Indian Cinema to Tampa Bay, Florida. This will be the 15th edition of the IIFA weekend and Awards will be held this year beginning from 24th – 26th of April and would be hosted by actors Farhan Akhtar and Shahid Kapoor. IIFA management along with Bollywood superstars Anil Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra are currently on a press tour in the United States, having made their first pit-stop today in the home to Hollywood, Los Angeles.
The film industry’s highly anticipated weekend extravaganza which is set to include film briefings, the IIFA Film Workshop, the FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum, IIFA Rocks, IIFA Magic of the Movies & Technical Awards and the crown jewel of the IIFA Weekend, the IIFA Awards. The IIFA delegation and the stars will continue on to the last leg of the tour making its way to the Big Apple, New York.
Superstar, Singer and Friend of IIFA, Priyanka Chopra said “Year after year, IIFA brings the best of Indian cinema to a new geography across the world, providing a taste of the best that we have to offer. We are very excited to bring IIFA to Tampa Bay. With the support of representatives of Visit Tampa, we have been able to conceptualize and actualize an incredible event. There will be music, dance and a whole lot of spice! We’re looking forward to giving our fans and new audiences the experience of a lifetime.”
Speaking about IIFA, longtime friend & supporter of IIFA, International Actor, Anil Kapoor said “With the promise of bringing the biggest and best events for the fans of Indian Cinema, the IIFA Weekend and Awards has grown into an iconic platform for audiences globally. As a friend of IIFA, I am delighted to see IIFA make its debut in the USA. It has been my pleasure to be associated with IIFA and as an Ambassador of the Indian film fraternity, we are proud to give audiences a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness one of the finest celebrations of Indian culture and cinema. Tampa Bay is in for a treat.”