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Bollywood Stars Take Over Times Square Ahead Of IIFA

15 July, 2017, 12:37 | Author: Nadine Todd
  • Singer Kailsh Kher is set to mesmerise the audience with his voice at IIFA 2017. Image from Twitter  IIFA

Where Oscar winning composer-singer A.R. Rahman performed live for fans in the United States at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, the weather god was not kind to the IIFA Rocks gala. With a few musical performances, the audience was kept in high spirits, banter by the hosts and the distribution of Technical Awards. It is highly commendable that, in spite of the inclement weather, they went ahead and put up a super show.

All the stars from B-town have descended in New York City to enthrall one and all. But, this year the rain spoiled all the plans. It had been raining all day and the green carpet for "IIFA Rocks" was cancelled.

They flocked there to catch a glimpse of their favourite stars - Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Saif Ali Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi, Taapsee Pannu among others. The singer recently lent his voice to two songs in superstar's last release, Tubelight and IIFA Rocks too witnessed their love as the superstar joined him on stage.

It started raining mid-way through the "IIFA Rocks" with the crowd getting up and walking towards the area that was covered on the top. More than 25,000 people attended Rahman's concert. The IIFA Rocks 2017 on day two celebrates 25 years of Oscar and Grammy victor A.R. Rahman in the music industry and features a special medley by the maestro along with musicians Diljit Dosanjh, Benny Dayal and Javed Ali, to name a few.

The IIFA Awards that will be hosted on Saturday night, was tight and led to a hard time for some media persons.

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