The announcement of the 19th edition of International Indian Film and Academy (IIFA) was just announced yesterday. The three-day star-studded event will be held from June 22-24 at the Siam Niramit Theatre in Bangkok, Thailand. Interestingly, IIFA is returning back to Bangkok after a decade. Talking about the hosts and performers, the mega event will be presented by Filmmaker Karan Johar along with Riteish Deshmukh, while the young talents like Ayushmann Khurrana and Kartik Aaryan will be hosting IIFA Rocks. Our gen-next stars Ranbir Kapoor and Shahid show their moves through their dance performances at the event.
When media asked the filmmaker Karan Johar, that who hosts the nest after parties in the B-Town? He answered, “Asked who hosts the best after parties, Karan said: “It’s always Salman Khan, who has the best after parties. He is definitely the man who brings everyone together in one room. So every time there’s IIFA and Salman is there, there’s always a big after party in his room.” Interestingly, Salman Khan has done an extended cameo in Karan Johar’s debut film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai for which he also bagged the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor. (Also Read: Salman Khan stranded in a desert in this still from Race 3 instantly reminds us of Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam)
On the work front, Salman Khan is currently gearing for the release of Race 3, which is set to hit the screens on June 15 during Eid weekend. Post Race 3, the actor will be seen in Bharat, which is the official remake of a Korean film An Ode to my Father. In this emotional journey film, Salman will portray the character right from 18 to 80-year-old. The film is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, who previously helmed films like Tiger Zinda Hai, Sultan, Gunday and Mere Brother Ki Dulhan. It is produced by Salman Khan’s brother-in-law Atul Agnihotri and is set to hit the screens in Eid 2019.