Diljit Dosanjh to Kickstart IIFA Rocks at IIFA Festival New York 2017

Entertainment | May 8, 2017 | News

Diljit Dosanjh IIFA 2017

It was previously reported that the biggest names from the Indian music industry will be performing at IIFA Rocks at the iconic MetLife Stadium on July 14, 2017 at the 2017 IIFA Festival New York, and recent reports from the IIFA organising team have now confirmed that the multitalented Bollywood superstar, Diljit Dosanjh will kick start IIFA Rocks with his spectacular performance. The 18th Edition of IIFA Weekend powered by Vivo India will also celebrate 25 years of A. R. Rahman in the industry at IIFA Rocks.  The event is expected to feature a never heard before medley of musicians that includes Benny Dayal, Javed Ali, Neeti Mohan, Jonita Gandhi, and Haricharan Seshadri. 

Sharing his excitement about IIFA Rocks, Diljit Dosanjh commented, “I’m really excited to be a part of IIFA for the second year in a row! I look forward to my performance at IIFA Rocks and I am excited to be a part of this grand celebration and to share the platform with such talented artists.  IIFA Festival New York 2017 is definitely going to be a magical experience.”

The highly anticipated 2017 IIFA Festival New York promises to be a mélange of glitz, glamour and star power with stunning performances from Bollywood megastars and celebrated musicians such as Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, Shahid Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput, Kriti Sanon A. R. Rahman, Diljit Dosjanh, among others.

As IIFA continues to bring together the biggest stars of Bollywood and Hollywood on one stage, the 2017 IIFA Festival New York will play host to some of the most celebrated stars and musicians of the Indian film industry, notable guests, and dignitaries from India and the region, world media and Indian cinema fans from across the globe.

Andre Timmins, Director- Wizcraft International, the producers and creator of the IIFA movement commented, “The IIFA Festival New York is simply growing to become a more and more exciting project for us as we progress.  We have a mega star lineup this year with the very best in both musical talent as well as the biggest Bollywood stars joining us for spectacular performances. Both IIFA Rocks & IIFA Awards will be world-class productions with non-stop entertainment, giving the audience two nights not to be forgotten.  The response to ticket sales has been great and they are going fast so you should get them while you still can.  IIFA in New York is definitely not one to be missed."

The 18th Edition of IIFA Weekend powered by Vivo India will also celebrate 25 years of A. R. Rahman in the industry at IIFA Rocks.

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