The three day extravaganza of 19th International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) began with a bang with IIFA Rocks on Friday in Bangkok. It was a day of music, laughter and fashion at IIFA Rocks 2018 as the Bollywood stars descended for the gala at the Siam Niramit theatre in the capital city of Thailand. A number of B-Town celebs graced the fun-filled evening and made it a night to remember. Be it the electrifying acts by Varun Dhawan, Mouni Roy and others or the fun banter between the hosts Ayushmann Khurrana and Kartik Aaryan, the IIFA Rocks stage was set on fire by the tinsel town celebs.
The sidebar event of IIFA 2018 saw heart thumping performances by Nushrat Bharucha, the star of Sonu Ke Titu ki Sweety, and TV actress Mouni Roy. Nushrat gave a glitzy performance, dancing on the tracks from her hit film such as Dil Chori, Bom Diggy, Chhote Chhote Peg and others.
While, Mouni, best known for the show Naagin, left the audience awestruck with her performance on popular songs, including Tareefan, Disco Disco and Ek Do Teen.
The concluding segment of the ceremony, hosted by Bollywood actors Ayushmann Khurrana and Kartik Aaryan, also saw ace composer Pritam performing a medley of his songs with singers Sreerama Chandra, Amit Mishra, Shalmali Kholgade, Antara Mitra, Nakash Aziz and Nikitha.
In attendance were actors Varun Dhawan, Arjun Kapoor, Dia Mirza and husband Sahil Sangha, Karan Johar, Shraddha Kapoor, Kriti Sanon, Gulshan Grover, Mahie Vij, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rahul Bose and others.
Anil Kapoor and Dia graced the ramp as the showstoppers for designer duo Shantanu and Nikhil, who showcased their collection at the event. Actor-model Diana Penty and Radhika Apte were the showstoppers for designer Vikram Phadnis.
The ceremony also saw awards being handed to out technicians for exemplary work in field of music, cinematography, screenplay and dialogue, and others in Bollywood.