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Stars descend for IIFA Awards in New York

ANI  |  New York [USA] 

With just days left for the 2017 IIFA Awards, stars have started descending in New York City which will host the 18th edition of the extravaganza.

The Nawab of Bollywood, Saif Ali Khan, who will be hosting the award night alongside at the iconic MetLife Stadium, was among the first ones to arrive on Tuesday.

Apart from Saif, Shahid Kapoor, Rajat Kapoor, Manish Paul and others were also spotted marking their presence for the awards.

International Indian Film Awards (IIFA), which celebrates Bollywood, takes place in a different city outside of every year in the hope of luring new audiences to the genre.

The event will witness power-packed performances by superstars- Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, Shahid Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon, to name a few.

Varun Dhawan will also be making his debut at IIFA Awards with a stunning performance and will be also be seen co- hosting a segment of the star-studded awards night.

The 18th Edition of IIFA awards will air exclusively live on COLORS from New York at 9 am and repeat at 6 pm, on July 16, Sunday.

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 00:52 IST