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IIFA 2017: Alia, Varun, Shahid, Kriti, Sushant Leave For New York

One of the most anticipated events of the year, IIFA is all set to be held in New York on July 14 and 15.

Mugdha Kapoor Safaya | News18.com@Mugdha_Kapoor

Updated:July 12, 2017, 12:35 PM IST
IIFA 2017: Alia, Varun, Shahid, Kriti, Sushant Leave For New York
(Photo: Saif Ali Khan, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt at Mumbai airport/Yogen Shah)

It's that time of the year when literally all of Bollywood comes together for one of the most coveted awards that represent Indian cinema across the globe - the International Indian Film Academy or IIFA.

The 18th edition of IIFA is all set to be held in the city that never sleeps - New York, on July 14 and 15.

Like each year, this year too, the award show organisers promise a night full of entertainment, glitz and glamour, amazing performances and awarding those who best deserve the trophy taking into consideration the performances of last year. And while in 2016, Bollywood biggies including Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone set the stage on fire with their fabulous dancing skills, this time around, music maestro AR Rahman, actors including Alia Bhatt, Kriti Sanon, Shahid Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput, Katrina Kaif are expected to perform at the gala event.

In fact, as per reports, actor Varun Dhawan is all set to make his debut at the IIFA awards with a performance. The show will be hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and actor Saif Ali Khan with Dhawan hosting some segments of the show.

And while last minutes preparations for the event are on in full swing, our B-town beauties and dashing heroes were spotted leaving for New York at the Mumbai airport. From Alia Bhatt, Kriti Sanon, Shahid Kapoor who was accompanied by his wife Mira Rajput and daughter Misha, Saif Ali Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput and others, every star made a stylish exit from Mumbai.

Take a look.

Alia Bhatt snapped sporting a comfortable yet chic look in a LBD, an oversized military-print jacket teamed with black ankle-length shoes. Take a look.

alia bhatt (Photo: Alia Bhatt at Mumbai airport/Yogen Shah)

Along with Alia, her co-star and son of director David Dhawan, Varun, was also spotted at the Mumbai airport leaving for New York.

varun dhawan (Photo: Actor Varun Dhawan leaving for New York/Yogen Shah)

Sushant Singh Rajput, Kriti Sanon, Saif Ali Khan turn heads at the Mumbai airport in the cool-avatars.

Stars including Karan Johar, Disha Patani, Aditi Rao Hydari also arrived in New York in style. Take a look.

Shahid Kapoor arrived in New York holding his little munchkin Misha in his arms while wife Mira walked beside him.

With several stars set to perform at the event, the show is something audiences are looking forward to.

| Edited by: Mugdha Kapoor Safaya
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