The countdown to the prestigious Indian award ceremony, the 17th IIFA Awards 2016 has officially commenced! Mark your calendars for the 25th of June. IIFA is without a doubt the biggest and most glamorous event to come out of the Indian Film Industry.

Through the years the award show has transcended international borders; in 2014 IIFA was held in Tampa Bay, Florida, in 2015 it was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and finally this year the 17th IIFA Awards 2016 are being held in Madrid – one of the busiest cultural centers of Europe and the football capital of the world.

Celebrities affiliated with the industry have started boarding their flights from all over the world, to attend the magnificent 4-day-long event.

This just in, celebrities have started arriving at the IIFA destination!


The extravaganza will comprise of events such as, IIFA Rocks/MULA Fest, IIFA Stomp, an exhibition of urban trends and the magnificent IIFA Awards.


The IIFA Rocks stage will also have noted music director-composer-singer Pritam performing with Spanish artistes. National-award winner Monali Thakur and Papon will also take to the stage to entertain the audience.

The star-studded event wouldn’t be complete without celebrity performances. The performances lined up, will include popular numbers of the Meet Brothers featuring Kanika Kapoor with Benny Dayal and Neeti Mohan.

IIFA 2016 will also have Bollywood stars Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone and Sonakshi Sinha performing live.

On top of that the host line up for this years IIFA looks pretty exciting with the iconic and handsome, Farhan Akhtar and Shahid Kapoor as hosts.

Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan along with Karan Johar will also be sharing the stage to entertain the audiences around the globe.

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While sharing the emotional bond with IIFA, Sonakshi Sinha said,

My association with IIFA has been forged since I first joined the industry and it’s an event I look forward to every year. It is an excellent opportunity for us the film community to connect with fans and take our cinema across the globe. Madrid is a thrilling city, and I am looking forward to experiencing another spectacular IIFA in another amazing destination.”

 Whereas, Hrithik Roshan reminisced back to the time of filming Zindagi Na Mile Gi Dobara’. “I am thrilled to come back to Spain to announce the IIFA 2016 celebrations in Madrid”, shared the actor.

Stay tuned to Brandsynario for more details!