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IIFA Rocks 2017: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, KJo shine in star-studded event

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Bollywood Actress Katrina Kaif hold an award on stage during IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMAD

New York: IIFA Rocks 2017 turned out to be yet another star-studded affair in New York. The stars dressed in the their best head to the green carpet at MetLife Stadium.

Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Karan Johar, Saif Ali Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Kriti Sanon, Anupam Kher, Diljit Dosanjh, Kamal Khan and Riteish Deshmukh among others are attending the IFFA Rocks event.

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The 18th edition of the awards ceremony is a three-day extravaganza that started from July 13 with a press conference, followed by IIFA Rocks event today and the main event tomorrow. Adequate security arrangements have been made at the stadium to ensure the safety of people here.


A band opens IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMAD

Bollywood actor Gulshan Grover arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

Bollywood Actress Kriti Sanon arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

Bollywood Actor Salman Khan arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

Bollywood Actress Alia Bhatt arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

Bollywood Actor Anupam Kher arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

Bollywood Actress Alia Bhatt arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

Bollywood Actress Katrina Kaif arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

Bollywood Actor Saif Ali Khan arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

Bollywood Actress Tapsee Pannu arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

West Indies cricket player Dwayne Bravo arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

Bollywood Actor Sunil Shetty arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

Bollywood Singer Diljit Dosanjh performs on stage during IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMAD

Bollywood Actor Bollywood Actor Sushant Singh Rajput arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS 

Bollywood Actress Huma Quereshi arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

Bollywood Actor Varun Dhawan arrives for IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS

Bollywood Actress Katrina Kaif arrives on stage during IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMAD

Bollywood singer Kamal Khan and actor Salman Khan (R) speak during IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMAD

Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt arrives on stage to give an award during IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMAD

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CORRECTION – Bollywood actor Ritesh Deshmukh (L) and Bollywood actor Manish Paul perform on stage during IIFA Rocks July 14, 2017 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMAD / “The erroneous mention appearing in the metadata of this photo by Jewel SAMAD has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [Ritesh Deshmukh] instead of [Hrithik Roshan]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention from all your online services and delete it from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require.”

Bollywood music composer/singer AR Rahman (R) and singer Mohit Chauhan perform on stage during IIFA Rocks, part of the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival, on early July 15, 2017, at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMAD