The excitement was palpable on the third and final day of IIFA Awards (International Indian Film Academy) this year, as several Bollywood biggies readied to scorch the stage with their high-octane performances, and those nominated, hoped that they would win an award.
As Bollywood’s who’s who, including the likes of Shah Rukh Khan, Vidya Balan, Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Anushka Sharma, among various others, descended on the Green Carpet, hordes of screaming fans welcomed them.
At the ceremony, Shah Rukh Khan and Shahid Kapoor played the animated hosts and sent the audience to splits with their one-liners. However, it was the awardees who generated a lot of laughter with their acceptance speeches.
Actor Vidya Balan, who won the best actor (female) for her role in Kahaani (2012) couldn’t stop menti