Malaika Arora Khan excited to walk the ramp at IIFA event

IANS| Updated: Apr 16, 2014, 15:40 PM IST

Mumbai: Model-actress Malaika Arora Khan will sizzle on the ramp during the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Rocks event in Tampa Bay, Florida next week, and she is upbeat about flaunting a creation by her friend and designer Vikram Phadnis.

"I`m so excited to be walking at IIFA Rocks this year. The Nazaakat Collection is all about celebrating femininity. Elegant Indian wear in rich hues are an all time favorite and are guaranteed to be a runaway hit," the ‘Chaiya chaiya’ girl said in a statement.

Praising the designer and the platform, she said: "Vikram is not just a brilliant designer, but is also a very dear friend, and I am honoured that he has asked me to walk the ramp for this gorgeous collection. The Nazaakat Collection truly deserves to be showcased in a global scale and IIFA provides the perfect opportunity."

Phadnis has designed an exclusive collection for Vishal Fashions, and that will be showcased at the IIFA Rocks, which is specifically designed platform for fashion and music.

To be held April 24 at the Tampa Convention Centre, the evening will be attended by Bollywood stars like Shahid Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar, Anil Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan.