Fun Unlimited: Karan Johar, Saif Ali Khan to host IIFA 2017


Saif Ali Khan is going to co-host the 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards along with filmmaker Karan Johar in New York on July 15.

In a statement to the media, the 46-year-old actor said that they have a 'lot of surprises' in store for their fans, "I am happy to be back to the IIFA stage this year as I join my close friend Karan Johar to host the IIFA Awards in New York. The excitement for IIFA has been steadily growing worldwide. This year it's going to be super fun and glamorous in every way as Karan and I are going to have lots of surprises in store for our fans internationally!," said Saif Ali Khan.

Saif and Karan had co-hosted various award events in the past. 

Varun Dhawan is going to make his IIFA debut this year with a sizzling stage performance. "I'm looking forward to join everyone and see the fans at the Met Life Stadium. I can't wait to be there," said the ‘Badlapur’ actor.

Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, Shahid Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon will set the stage on fire by their electrifying performance.

On July 14, a musical evening, IIFA Rocks 2017, will take place to mark 25 years of A R Rahman in the industry. A medley of musicians including Diljit Dosanjh, Benny Dayal, Javed Ali, Neeti Mohan, Jonita Gandhi and Haricharan Seshadri will entertain the audience and pay tribute to the Oscar winning music composer.

Riteish Deshmukh and Manish Paul will be co-hosting IIFA Rocks.