After a postponement, then a preponement, the IIFA which was originally scheduled to be held in the middle of May is now finally commencing on June 2, 3 and 4, 2022 at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.
As is the tradition of IIFA, each year the awards are conducted at an international location and for 2022, the 22nd edition of the IIFA awards, Abu Dhabi has been chosen as the destination.
This is the second time that IIFA is being held in the UAE. Previously, the seventh edition of the award in 2006 was held in Dubai.
This time again the awards are headed to the UAE but in a different Emirate. The excitement for the award is sky high. Not just for the audience and viewers but amongst the celebrities as well.
Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Riteish Deshmukh have been roped in to play hosts for this edition of IIFA. They will be hosting the main awards event along with Maneish Paul on June 4.
But the IIFA Rocks event will be held on June 3, 2022 and filmmaker Farah Khan and Aparshakti Khurana will be hosting that event.
The IIFA Rocks event is also said to be as power packed as the main awards night on June 4 and as per reports there will be performances that night from Honey Sing, Devi Sri Prasad, Guru Randhawa, Tanishk Bagchi, Neha Kakkar, Zahrah S Khan, Asees Kaur and Dhvani Bhanushali.
The main awards night on June 4 when the awards will be handed out is expected to be a star-studded affair. As per reports, actors Shahid Kapoor, Karthik Aryan, Tiger Shroff, Sara Ali Khan, Divya Khosla Kumar, Ananya Pandey as well as Nora Fatehi are slated to perform at the event.
Ananya Pandey will be making her debut live stage performance at IIFA 2022. The celebrities attending the awards include Boney Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhuri Dixit, Tamannah Bhatia, Lara Dutta, Bobby Deol, Nargis Fakhri, Sanya Malhotra, Arjun Rampal and Urvashi Rautela among several others.