Posted on July 6, 2013 at 4:47 pm

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ShahRukh Khan and Shahid Kapoor Headline IIFA!

Like ever year IIFA tops of one of the best productions in Bollywood Award shows! This time they out did themselves in Macau! The 14th Videocon d2h IIFA Weekend, the star-studded annual celebration off Indian shores, the highlight of which is the TATA Motors IIFA AWARDS, officially kicked off this week at The Venetian Macao, the Official IIFA Host Destination Partner. The press conference set the momentum for the Weekend seeing huge stars from the Indian film industry including Abhishek Bachchan and Shahid Kapoor declare the IIFA celebrations open!

The Weekend began by some stars and  influential dignitaries from India and the world over, including world media and fans of Indian Cinema from across the globe.

Abhishek Bachchan Hussain K,Jacquline,Arjun Kapoor,Sophie C,Parineeti,Ayuhmann,Gauhar Khan,Shahid Kapoor at the TATA Motors IIFA Awards2013 Opening Press Conference3

Abhishek Bachchan at the TATA Motors IIFA Awards2013 Opening Press Conference3

Abhishek Bachchan at the TATA Motors IIFA Awards2013 Opening Press Conference1 (1)

Abhishek Bachchan and Shahid Kapoor at the TATA Motors IIFA Awards2013 Opening Press Conference

Abhishek Bachchan at the TATA Motors IIFA Awards2013 Opening Press Conference1

Abhishek Bachchan at the TATA Motors IIFA Awards2013 Opening Press Conference

“The screaming fans, the perfect welcome and love from all involved makes this home. I am looking forward to burning up the stage at the Awards night. I am thrilled to be back in Macau for the IIFAs. IIFA Macau rocks!”

said Abhishek Bachchan.

Mr. Arvind Bali, Director & CEO, Videocon Mobile Services says,

“With a common mission to showcase the best of Indian ingenuity across the world platform, the coming together of the two stalwarts reinforces the belief of creating a common ground for excellence. Videocon’s positioning as an industry leader is reinforced by this association with IIFA, which projects Videocon’s mission of continuity and change, on a global platform. By successfully synergizing the brand’s strengths and dynamism to the core, this association is geared towards touching the heart of millions of consumers across the world.”

“We are delighted to partner with IIFA in their 14th edition – both Tata Motors and IIFA represent the global Indian making a mark on the world stage. We at Tata Motors are at HORIZONEXT now, passionately committed to anticipating our customers’ needs and providing the best vehicles and experiences that excite our customers globally – quite like the Indian film industry that’s coming of its own with the Indian diaspora as well as cinema-philes everywhere!”

said Karl Slym, Managing Director, Tata Motors Limited.

 

Hari Om Rai, Chairman & Managing Director – Lava Mobiles said,

“We are pleased to partner the IIFAs in its 14th year. At Lava Mobiles we believe in quality and excellence and we are proud to share the same values with a prestigious brand like IIFA that recognizes excellence in Indian Cinema and showcases it to the world.”

Speaking on hosting the TATA MOTORS IIFA Awards for a second time, Shahid Kapoor said,

 

“I’m very excited to be hosting the Awards at The Venetian Macao this year. I had a great time hosting last year and it’s a privilege to do it again, especially with Shahrukh. Macau is a great city and I’m very excited to be here, it’s going to be even more special as we will be celebrating the film industry in its centenary year.”

Check out all the exciting photos on UrbanAsian.com fan page and the IIFA fan page!