Shahid, who will be co-hosting IIFA with Farhan Akhtar, will promote his new movie Teri Meri Kahaani and will perform to a medley of hit Tamil songs. He told NDTV that he was happy to be back at IIFA after eight years and promised a hosting stint filled with gags. Read: Prabhu Deva choreographs IIFA Awards: Your cheatsheet
Next in line was director-producer Boney Kapoor who is proud of son Arjun Kapoor’s debut success and is looking forward to Rishi Kapoor and Ranbir performing together at the event. Read: Rishi-Ranbir to perform together at IIFA?
Boney Kapoor’s wife, actress Sridevi, arrived with daughters Jahnavi and Khushi by her side, and will be promoting her film English Vinglish in which she plays a housewife who enrolls for an English speaking course in order to please her husband and family. The actress said that it wasn’t a comeback and that it was a subject she loved. Daughter Jahnavi added that she is all excited to see her mother on screen.
Other Bollywood stars expected to attend the event include Ranbir Kapoor, Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Vidya Balan, Preity Zinta, Bipasha Basu, Parineeti Chopra, Rani Mukherjee and Anil Kapoor.