Marina Bay Sands to add 3000 seats for Zee Cine Awards
Singapore: Marina Bay Sands, where the Zee Cine Awards will be held on January 14, is adding a second venue to accommodate more spectators through an internal telecast as tickets for the gala event have nearly been sold out.
The "exclusive simulcast" event would be held at Sands Expo and Convention Center, close to the Sands Grand Ballroom where the live event will take place.
"We will add more than 3,000 seats at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, and provide exclusive simulcast, as tickets for the 5,000-seat Sands Grand Ballroom have been nearly sold out," a spokeswoman at the casino-based resort told reporters today.
The awards ceremony will be a star-studded event with Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwariya Rai Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Arjun Rampal and Deepika Padukone attending.
"There are good chances of some of the stars making appearances at the second venue to say hello to their fans," the spokeswoman added.
The second venue event ticket is prized at SGD40, much lower than the premium price of SGD997 and the lowest price SGD197 for the main ballroom event.
The venue will see more events with `live` entertainment and dance groups performing to hit songs. Popular popular Indian delicacies would also be made available for sale throughout this colorful evening while the main event would be shown on a giant screen.
Superstar Akshay Kumar and witty commentator Sajid Khan are the co-host the glittering awards night.