The IIFA Awards are one of the biggest celebrity events on the Bollywood calendar, and the fact that they take place in a different part of the world every year makes them even more exciting.
Previously, the event has been hosted in cities like Dubai, Macau, Madrid, Tampa Bay and Singapore. This time, the 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards will be taking place in New York, on 14th and 15th of July.
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This year, the awards will be co-hosted by Karan Johar and Saif Ali Khan, and some of the stars performing include Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, Kriti Sanon, Shahid Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput and Salman Khan.
However, Bollywood celebrities have already started leaving for New York, and Mumbai’s T2 terminal has become the new spot for star spotting. Yesterday, seen leaving the city for the Big Apple were Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Malaika Arora Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Salman Khan, Kriti Sanon and Sushant Singh Rajput.
While Saif Ali Khan stepped out with Sara Ali Khan and son Ibrahim, Salman Khan was accompanied by his mother Helen, and the Shahid Kapoor was spotted with Mira Kapoor and baby Misha. Some of the early birds who were spotted chilling at the destination already included Malaika Arora Khan and Sonakshi Sinha.