Shahid replaces Boman, Riteish as IIFA host?
New Delhi: Actors Riteish Deshmukh and Boman Irani have been entertaining viewers their wit and coming timing as the hosts of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards for the past four years. But this year, Shahid Kapoor might be taking the mantle away from them.
According to a source, Shahid is being roped in to anchor the 13th edition of IIFA, to be held in Singapore June 7-9. Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan are also likely to host certain segments of the ceremony. Both actors are in the run for the best actor in a leading role award for their performances in ‘Don 2: The King Is Back’ and ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’, respectively.
The three-day cine event, organised by Wizcraft International Entertainment, will see a host of Indian celebrities. It will feature fashion shows and a musical extravaganza, with all celebrations culminating into a glittering awards presentation ceremony. ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ is leading the nomination pack as it features in 14 categories.