The 15th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony was held in Tampa Bay Area, Florida (from 24rd to 26th April 2014) at Raymond James Stadium. It was attended by around 20,000 people who were entertained by the performances of top bollywood stars including Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka, Chopra, Madhuri Dixit, Ranveer Singh. This prestigious star studded event was hosted by Farhan Akhtar and Shahid Kapoor and they entertained the audience with their wit and humor.
Following are some of the magical moments of the gala event:
Deepika Podukone won the best actress and entertainer of the year awards for Chennai Express. She made a stunning presence in Sabyasachi’s golden glittering outfit which she perfectly accessorized with Amrapali jhumkas for one of the events and she wore Zuhair Murad’s red hot lace gown for the award ceremony and looked absolutely gorgeous .
Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey, bollywood actors Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone performing on the popular song Lungi Dance from Chennai Express movie
Farhan Akhtar won the best actor award for the iconic film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, which is based on the true life story of the flying Sikh Milkha Singh.
Below Farhan Akhtar with his father Javed Akhtar, and Shabana Azmi.
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra won the best director award for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, this movie made a clean sweep by winning 9 technical awards including the best picture.
Below Rakeysh Om Prakash delivering a thank you address and actress Parineeti Chopra looks on.
Famous Hollywood star John Travolta was felicitated with an award for his contribution to the international cinema. He also did an on the spot dance with Hrithik Roshan.
Famous star couple Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan on the stage. Kareena looking stylish in an Armani gown
Priyanka Chopra looking ravishing in Monique Lhuillier gown.
Kalki making a pretty picture in a Sabyasachi dress
Bipasha Basu looking gorgeous in a designer white sari with a net blouse by Sonaakshi Raj
Evergreen star Mahuri Dixit graced the green carpet in Sonaakshi Raaj’s orange saree gown
Charming Sri Devi made a grand entrance in a white Marchesa oufit. Sonakshi Sinha in Amit Agarwal’s navy blue gown, she finished off the look with Dior earrings and Bottega Venata clutch. She equally looked gorgeous in a DKNY little black dress that she chose for another IIFA event.
Dia Mirza in a Halston Heritage dress, she completed the look with multi-chain Amrapali gold necklace and Jimmy Choo clutch