Amidst all the controversies, the International Indian Film Academy
(IIFA) awards 2010 is going to be a star-studded event with many
Bollywood celebrities preparing to fly down to the Island country
Sri Lanka. The film festival will kick start tomorrow (June 3) at
Colombo and conclude on June 5.
Many Indian celebrities like Salman Khan, Lara Dutta, Riteish
Deshmukh, Vivek Oberoi, Hrithik Roshan, Dino Morea, Boman Irani and
others have confirmed their presence for the gala event. The film
festival will also see performance from Sri Lankan beauty
Jacqueline Fernandez, who has entered Bollywood. A charity cricket
match will also be played between the Indian celebrities and Sri
However, some big Bollywood names are going to give it a miss.
The news is doing the rounds that Amitabh Bachchan, the brand
ambassador of IIFA, has decided to skip the event following
protests by Tamilians, who are against holding the film fest in Sri
Lanka for the atrocities meted to the Tamilians in the country.
It is said that besides the Bachchan family, big names like
Shahrukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Arjin Rampal would not attend the