Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Riteish Deshmukh, Vivek Oberoi and Jacqueline Fernandez, will perform on the last day of the IIFA Weekend which raised the curtain on its second decade of celebrations in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The IIFA Weekend, 2010, will showcase the IIFA Foundation Fashion Extravaganza, FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum, IIFA Foundation Celebrity Cricket Match, IIFA Film Workshops and the IIFA Awards.
Day one of the IIFA Weekend began with the IIFA Global Press Conference. The first night of the Weekend will see the IIFA Foundation Fashion Extravaganza which, with Indian and Sri Lankan fashion designers showcasing their collections.
The IIFA Foundation Fashion Extravaganza will be spread over two days. The Foundation is a charity organization set up by the IIFA’s to support families of the film industry workers who have been adversely affected during the production of films. This year, the fashion extravaganza, IIFA Rocks will feature Indian designers Manish Malhotra and Vikram Phadnis and Sri Lankan designers Yoland and Kanchana (KT Brown).
Day two kicks off with the FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum presented by Environmental Resources Investment (ERI). The Forum will be inaugurated by the president of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa.
The morning session of Day two consists of an IIFA Film Workshop, held for aspiring students in film related studies. An expert panel from the Indian Film Industry with speakers like director R. Balki, actor Anupam Kher and Jacqueline Fernandez will share their experiences with the students. The second part to the IIFA Film Workshop is a networking session amongst distinguished personalities from the Indian and Sri Lankan Film Industries. This interactive session will include topics based on direction, film making, cost effective co-productions etc.
The second night of the IIFA Foundation Fashion Extravaganza – IIFA Bling will feature celebrity showcases by designers, Rocky S and Nandita Mahtani. Also for the first time ever, the world will get to see a sneak preview of Kingdom of Dreams wherein Hussain Kuwajerwalla, Isha Shravani and Gauhar Khan will perform a piece from the soon-to-be launched theatre production, which premieres on stage in Gurgaon later this year.