Salman Khan, Ananya Panday & Varun Dhawan pose for the paparazzi as they arrive for IIFA press conference


The grandest celebration of Indian Cinema, the International Indian Film Academy and Awards (IIFA), is set to thrill fans with its 22nd edition in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi on May 20 and 21 of May, 2022. Hosted by Bollywood megastar Salman Khan and Riteish Deshmukh, the highly anticipated event promises to be a mélange of glitz and glamour with stunning performances from Bollywood’s superstars including Varun Dhawan, Nora Fatehi and many more!

Now, the IIFA team kickstarted the award madness by hosting a press conference this evening. Gracing the press con were Salman Khan, Ananya Panday, Varun Dhawan and Maniesh Paul. While Ananya arrived in a green co-ord set, Varun looked dashing in a white-blue outfit. Salman looked dapper in a blue shirt and black pants.

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Maniesh also joined the event.

The event will take place at the Middle East’s largest state-of-the-art indoor entertainment venue, Etihad Arena, part of Yas Bay Waterfront on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), and Miral, Abu Dhabi’s leading curator of magnetic experiences.