- Sushant and Kriti will be performing together at the IIFA awards
- Sushant nominated for Best Actor for M S Dhoni: The Untold Story
- On Wednesday, Sonakshi Sinha rang the closing bell at Nasdaq
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Sushant Singh Rajput has been nominated for Best Actor for his performance in M S Dhoni: The Untold Story.
On Wednesday, the festivities of the IIFA awards began by ringing in the Nasdaq stock exchange bell at the Times Square. The founders of the International Indian Film Academy Awards Mr. Andre Timmins and Mr. Sabbas Joseph, Directors of Wizcraft International, producers and creators of IIFA movement and actress Sonakshi Sinha were present at the event.
The 30-year-old actress rang the closing bell at Nasdaq. She shared the news with her fans and followers on social media along with a picture. "What an honour ringing the closing bell at @nasdaq! A first of its kind experience as we kicked off the @iifa festivites in #newyorkcity today... always a pleasure!," she wrote.
On Friday, IIFA Rocks 2017 will be held to celebrate 25 years of A R Rahman in the industry.
The main IIFA green carpet event and award ceremony will be held at New York's MetLife Stadium on Saturday. Karan Johar and Saif Ali Khan will be hosting the event. The award ceremony will conclude the following day with a closing party.