The famous 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) will be held from June 7-9, 2012 in Singapore. The annual festival of this year will have events like the IIFA Awards, IIFA World Premiere, IIFA Rocks and the IIFA Film including Music Workshop.
It will be managed by Wizcraft International Entertainment. Each year, the mega event is held in a different country and is one of the most awaited industry events. IIFA Celebrations 2012 at Singapore will include the following events-:
Films to be showcased at IIFA this year
Shanghai (world premiere), directed by Dibakar Banerjee and starring Abhay Deol, Emraan Hashmi and Kalki Koechlin. Vishwaroopam (first look) toplining Kamal Haasan and a special appearance by director Shekhar Kapur.
Bollywood: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told, a documentary by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.
Maximum (world premiere), directed by Kabeer Kaushik and starring Naseeruddin Shah, Sonu Sood, Neha Dhupia and Hazel Keech. Ferrari Ki Sawaari (world premiere), directed by Rajesh Mapuskar and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra.
Teri Meri Kahaani (promotions), helmed by Kunal Kohli and starring Priyanka Chopra and Shahid Kapoor. English Vinglish (promotions), Gauri Shinde’s film starring Sridevi.
Highlight of IIFA Weekend
The IIFA Awards 2012 ceremony will be held on June 9. Shahid Kapoor will host the awards for the first time, along with Farhan Akhtar. The two replace the funny pair of Boman Irani and Riteish Deshmukh.
The IIFA Rocks will be held on June 8, hosted by Ayushmann Khurrana and Chitrangda Singh. Fashion designers like Suneet Verma and Masaba will showcase collections. Celebs like Nargis Fakhri and Bipasha Basu will be showstoppers.
The technical awards, which have already been announced, will be given away at the IIFA Rocks. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara has won top honours at the IIFA Technical Awards, along with Shahrukh Khan’s RA.One. Salman Khan returns to IIFA Awards after two years. Shahrukh Khan is likely to give the awards a miss, as he will be shooting in London for his YRF flick with Katrina Kaif.