A few hours ago we have reported that the stars were spotted at the mumbai airport getting a flight to macau- Thus, Bollywood's leading couple Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan were one of the first ones to arrive, with an ecstatic Abhishek saying, "It is going to be great, fantastic and we are looking forward to bring Bollywood magic here." Aishwarya who is excited about her performance at the award function said she has not been able to practice much due to her shooting schedule for Vipul Shah's upcoming film 'Action Replay'.Amitabh Bachchan who is also the brand ambassador of IIFA, is expected to fly-in tonight.
Actor Govinda is also here with co-stars Sushmita Sen and Lara Dutta to promote his film 'Do Knot Disturb'. Dutta will also be hosting this year's award ceremony with actors Boman Irani and Riteish Deshmukh.Newcomer Jackky Bhagnani who will make his debut with 'Kal Kissne Dekha' is also set to perform at the ceremony.
Academy winning duo AR Rahman and Resul Pookutty are also slated to attend the event. While Pookutty has already landed, Rahman is yet to fly-in.This year's IIFA is expected to be a pale affair in comparison to last year's celebration in Bangkok, Thailand as some of the biggest stars of Bollywood including the three Khans, Shahrukh, Aamir and Salman along with Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra have decided to give the event a miss.