America is all set to witness the unique convergence of Hollywood and Indian Cinema, as IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) rolls out its Green Carpet in Tampa Bay. The Award winning actor John Travolta is set to make an appearance at India’s biggest celebration of cinema, the 15th Videocon D2H IIFA Weekend and Tata Motors IIFA Awards later this month. The actor will also receive a special honour at the Awards ceremony, being the ‘Most Popular All time International star in India’.
superstar’s presence at IIFA is symbolic to the coming together of
the two distinctive film industries. Travolta will grace the
extravaganza extending support and appreciation of the Indian Film
Industry and its spectacular influence world
over. An iconic name in
Hollywood, John Travolta has seen staggering success as an
actor, singer and dancer.
has starred in numerous eponymous blockbusters
including Saturday Night Fever, Pulp Fiction,
, Face Off, Broken
and Ladder 49
. The multi-talented
star has been nominated for the Academy Award twice and
nominated for 7 Golden Globes. He went on to win 2 Golden Globes
including one for his performance in the critically acclaimed
film Get Shorty
third day of the Videocon d2h IIFA Weekend (25th of April)
will see the IIFA Magic of the Movies and Technical Awards. Held at
The MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, it will be a night of
music, dance and awards, with performances from Kareena Kapoor Khan,
Sonakshi Sinha, Farhan Akthar, Pritam, Bipasha Basu and a special
musical act by the Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.
the Tata Motors IIFA Awards will see performances by Hrithik Roshan,
Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh, Madhuri Dixit-Nene, Siddharth
Malhotra and Deepika Padukone among others. The 15th IIFA
Weekend and Awards will be celebrated in Tampa Bay, Florida from 23-26 April.
This will be IIFA’s debut in the United States.