IIFA recently held their first awards for the south Indian film industry and it got off to a great start in Hyderabad. The International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) are moving into their 17th year and the IIFA Utsavam 2016 was a feather in their cap. The first edition of the IIFA Utsavam showcased some fantastic performances and honoured the uber talented south actors, technicians and others who are associated with the Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu film industries. The IIFA Awards kicked off in London in 2000 and has set an exceptionally high standard. The IIFA Awards are helmed by Wizcraft Entertainment International. One of the key founder-directors of Wizcraft Entertainment International is Andre Timmins, Director.
Andre Timmins talks about what makes IIFA a prestigious awards event and what we can look forward to at IIFA 2016.
IIFA is always one of the biggest Bollywood events of the year, with stars descending on a different international location every year to celebrate cinema in a weekend-long extravaganza. In 2015, IIFA was held in Malaysia, and this year, we already know which location is the front-runner to host the festivities!
Spain is one of the strongest bidders this year, with serious Government and Royal support. While nothing has been confirmed as of yet and they have not been announced as the official host, they are definitely one of the most dominating competitors.
So, will it be Madrid in 2016? We’ll have to wait to find out!
Source: IIFA, DNA