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IIFA Awards, the grand finale of the 3-day extravaganza in progress

Jun 5, 2010 12:18:58 PM - itnnews.lk

The most colourful and spectacular IIFA Awards Festival is now in progress at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium in Colombo.

In addition to the cream of Bollywood, invitees and fans have gathered for this gala show. The Indian International Film Academy has organized this spectacular event for the 11th occasion taking the Indian cinema to the World. The organizers took the initiative of selecting Sri Lanka to host this year’s awards ceremony.

A state of the art stage has been put up at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium for the event. It includes ultra modern lighting and 500-ton air conditioning to meet the needs of the whole environs.

Three Idiots, Wanted, David, Kamini and Paa are the films nominated for awards. Amir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Salman Khan, Shahid Kapoor and Ranbhir Kaboor are nominated for the Best Actor Award. As stated in the IIFA official website, nominations for the Best Actress award include Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Vidya Balan and Mahie Gill. About 600 million Bollywood fans are viewing the World’s most watched annual entertainment event.