Salman Khan to host IIFA 2022 in Abu Dhabi


New Delhi: The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) weekend and the awards are back! The 22nd edition of the popular award ceremony will be held on March 18 and March 19, 2022 at the Etihad Arena in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.

The upcoming edition will showcase a grand celebration of the finest talents of Indian cinema, bringing together global dignitaries, international media, fans and film enthusiasts from across the globe. And to make the awards night interesting, superstar Salman Khan has been roped in to host the star-studded affair.

Excited about IIFA 2022, Salman said, “I have always enjoyed being a part of the IIFA family and traveling to some great destinations, but this year I am so happy that we are back to my personal favourite, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. IIFA is always a memorable time and this year it will be an even bigger celebration as we celebrate the 75th year of India’s independence and the UAE’s 50th anniversary-Golden Jubilee. In the last 21 years, IIFA has Not only has it given Indian cinema an international platform, but it has also created a wonderful opportunity for us to take our fans to the table and connect millions globally. Yas Island, Abu Dhabi to host the 2022 IIFA Weekend & Awards I am proud and excited for this as we unite the world through cinema and celebration.”

The 21st edition of IIFA Awards was scheduled to take place in Indore from March 27 to 29, 2020. However, they got postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis.


First Published:December 14, 2021, 10:30 pm

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