Priyanka Chopra, Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Riteish Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi all Set for IIFA Weekend & Awards 2011

Dhruvi Shah , 21 May 2011
Priyanka Chopra at the 12th IIFA Awards press conference
Priyanka Chopra at the 12th IIFA Awards press conference
Priyanka Chopra, Bobby Deol, Dharmendra with their Floriana tiles for the IIFA Wall of Fame
Priyanka Chopra, Bobby Deol, Dharmendra with their Floriana tiles for the IIFA Wall of Fame

Priyanka Chopra: “The IIFA stage is an exhilarating platform for any performer and Toronto is going to be unbelievable with over 12000 screaming fans in attendance. It is a great opportunity for me personally to represent Indian Cinema on such a large and international scale.”

The IIFA Weekend and Awards supported by the Ontario Government have been scheduled for 23rd to 25th June, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Double Dhamaal is all set to open as the IIFA World Premiere film. The weekend following the premiere will see the spectacular Floriana International Indian Film Academy Awards where Dharmendra will perform with his sons, Sunny and Bobby Deol. Priyanka Chopra is going to perform too at the Rogers Centre!

Double Dhamaal cast
Riteish Deshmukh, Jaaved Jaaferi, Ashish Chowdhry, Arshad Warsi
Dharmendra and Bobby Deol
Dharmendra and Bobby Deol

Dharmendra: “IIFA is a glamourous presentation ceremony and something I look forward to every year. This year will be particularly special for me as I will be performing with my sons for the first time on a live stage. We hope our fans in Canada enjoy it.”

Double Dhamaal is a sequel to Dhamaal and stars Sanjay Dutt, Riteish Deshmukh, Kangna Ranaut, Mallika Sherawat, Arshad Warsi, Javed Jaaferi and Ashish Chowdhry. It is an Indra Kumar, Ashok Thakeria and Reliance Entertainment production. The cast and crew announced the premiere of their film at a press conference in Mumbai. It will be Dharmendra, Sunny and Bobby’s first stage performance together and they will groove to the tunes of Yamla Pagla Deewana.

Cast and Crew of Double Dhamaal receive a Videocon D2H from Mr. Khera
Cast and Crew of Double Dhamaal receive a Videocon D2H from Mr. Khera
Sarthak Seth (Panasonic Spokesperson), R Madhavan, Neha Dhupia and Dino Morea
Sarthak Seth (Panasonic Spokesperson), R Madhavan, Neha Dhupia and Dino Morea

Sabbas Joseph, Director, Wizcraft International Entertainment: “IIFA has traveled to ten countries across the world and has left a mark in the minds and hearts of its people. The Videocon D2H IIFA Weekend and the Floriana IIFA Awards 2011 will continue to provide the impetus for the crossover of Indian cinema to global audiences.

Sanjay Jain, Chairman of Floriana Group made a mark as he spoke about Floriana’s partnership with IIFA for the first time. Videocon’s director Saurabh Dhoot mentioned how glad he was to be associating with IIFA for the 4th year in a row. Sanjay Gupta, CEO, Star India couldn’t be left behind as he commented on the seven year association with IIFA. Rotomac Pens, Lotus Herbal, Grey Goose and PVR Cinemas are the associate sponsors and Air India will be the official Airlines partner. Arvind Jadhav, Chairman and Managing Director, Air India, touted IIFA as the Oscars of Bollywood.

Are you looking forward to this extravaganza? We sure are! xoxo

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