It was also the big moment for Maximum, which was showcased at the event.
The lead actors Sonu Sood and Neha Dhupia were present, along with Hazel Keech who has done a raunchy item number, Aa Ante Amalapuram, in the film.
"Last year I got an award for Dabangg at IIFA and this year my film is being screened here," said Sonu. "I have always wanted a big platform for Maximum and I am grateful to IIFA for taking the film to a global audience."
Sonu will be seen playing a police officer, along with Naseeruddin Shah, in Maximum.
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