Bangkok: The stage is set for the three-day Bollywood awards extravaganza, the International Indian Film Academy Awards 2018, to kick off as Bollywood stars take over Bangkok.
We met veteran actor Anupam Kher @AnupamPKher, who is now in Bangkok to celebrate the magic of Indian Cinema.
He is a proud recipient of #OutstandingAchievementInCinema award.
On Saturday morning, excited fans gathered outside a Bangkok mall waiting for Bollywood stars who flew in for the 16th International Indian Film Academy Awards in the Thai capital.
Varun Dhawan enthralls an excited crowd at Bangkok's EmQuartier mall and dances to some of his greatest hits ahead of the IIFA Awards in the Thai capital. https://t.co/nHFTtuvPl9 pic.twitter.com/V3fpJThT6Q— Gulf News (@gulf_news) June 23, 2018
Varun Dhawan enthralled an excited crowd at Bangkok's EmQuartier mall when he danced to some of his greatest hits ahead of the IIFA Awards in the Thai capital.
The atmosphere is electric as fans turn up in droves to meet Bollywood stars on the second day of the 3-day International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) event in Bangkok. https://t.co/mzCEsmASmu pic.twitter.com/SKNJOaGvZu— Gulf News (@gulf_news) June 23, 2018
Fans await Varun Dhawan at a mall in Bangkok. Bollywood stars land in the Thai capital to kick off the annual awards show Watch: Stage set for Bollywood awards extravaganza https://t.co/mzCEsmASmu pic.twitter.com/odfWr5LNSA— Gulf News (@gulf_news) June 23, 2018
Kriti Sanon interviewed #IIFA2018
Bollywood stars, including Varun Dhawan, Arjun Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Anil Kapoor and Kriti Sanon, are already here at the Thai capital to officially kick off the annual awards show, that’s often dubbed as the Oscars of Bollywood.
But this event isn’t just about presenting awards. Concerts, interactions with stars and dance performances by Bollywood stars will serve as a glittering prelude to the awards presentation, which will honour the best in Hindi cinema.
The @IIFA #Bollywood awards season has kicked off! Catch the updates, the green carpet antics and the backstage gossip as we report from the event. Ahead of today's press conference, here's a low down on what to expect at this year's awards in #Bangkok https://t.co/JDOulJh3lD pic.twitter.com/7Lcnqaq8BN— tabloid! (@GulfNewsTabloid) June 22, 2018
Vidya Balan’s family entertainer Tumhari Sulu leads the IIFA nominations with seven nods, but the actress isn’t here yet.
Later tonight, IIFA Rocks, which will feature a fashion show by designer Vikram Phadnis and performances by singer Pritam Chakkraborty, along with Sreerama Chandra, Amit Mishra and Nikhita will perform.
But the grand finale will be held on Sunday evening at the Siam Niramat Convention Centre.
Watch this space for more.