It was a day of music, laughter and fashion at the IIFA Rocks as the Bollywood stars descended for the gala at the Siam Niramit theatre in the capital city of Thailand
The 2,000-seater theatre, which is touted as the world's highest stage, was almost a full house as fans flocked there to catch a glimpse of their favourite stars - Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Riteish Deshmukh, Dia Mirza, Konkona Sen Sharma and Rahul Bose among many others.
The sidebar event of the Indian International Film Awards (IIFA) saw heart thumping performances by Nushrat Bharucha, the star of Sonu ke Titu ki Sweety, and TV actor Mouni Roy
While, Mouni Roy, best known for the show Naagin, left the audience awestruck with her performance on popular songs, including Tareefan, Disco Disco and Ek Do Teen
The event was hosted by actors Ayushmann Khurrana and Kartik Aaryan, who kept the audience entertained with their quirky one liners like "Garbari sabse hoti hai, Trump ko dekhlo (everyone makes a mistake, look at Trump)."
The IIFA Rocks night also celebrated the technical awards event, where Actors Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif starrer "Jagga Jasoos" topped the winners' list in the technical categories for the 19th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards
Anil Kapoor and Dia graced the ramp as the showstoppers for designer duo Shantanu and Nikhil, who showcased their collection at the event
Adding another interesting facet, fashion designer Vikram Phadnis too showcased the finest of his collection at a fashion show
This year's extravaganza saw acclaimed Bollywood music director-singer Pritam weave his magic along with talented singers; Sreerama Chandra, Amit Mishra, Shalmali Kholgade, Antara Mitra, Nakash Aziz and Nikitha as they performed a never-before-seen medley that left the audiences spellbound.
Taking to the stage at the very end after a series of delays, Pritam and his orchestra paid a tribute to IIFA 2018's theme of preservation of cinema by playing to some moments of the Dadasaheb Phalke classic "Raja Harishchandra", a silent film, which released in 1913
The last day of the celebration will witness the celebration of Indian cinema as the winners in the popular categories will get golden statuettes. Director and Producer Karan Johar, along with actor Riteish Deshmukh, will be seen hosting the awards night
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It was a night full of dance, music, glitz and glamour as Bollywood personalities like Pritam Chakraborty, Nushrat Bharucha and Mouni Roy lit up the stage with their electrifying performance at the much-awaited IIFA Rocks event at the Siam Niramit theatre in Thailand on Friday. We have pictures