14th IIFA to be held in Macau

Last Updated: Wed, May 15, 2013 05:48 hrs

The 14th International Indian Film Academy awards (IIFA) will be held in Macau from June 4 it was announced here Tuesday. This is the second time that the event will be held in the city.

The three-day event will take off at The Venetian Macao.

"IIFA is a pioneering initiative that opens new doors and creates myriad opportunities for the film industry, taking it to new shores each year," actor Abhishek Bachchan told reporters at a press meet at the Kingdom Of Dreams here.

"I experienced the IIFA celebrations at the Venetian Macao in 2009 and it was a spectacular three-day celebration of Indian cinema. We trust that IIFA will plan their celebrations this year befitting the 100 years of our industry," he added.

The nominations for the award were announced in April and director Anurag Basu's "Barfi!" leads the pack with 12.

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