IIFA: Priyanka to pay tribute to Rekha; Shahid turns South
Priyanka Chopra will pay tribute to veteran Bollywood actress Rekha, while Shahid Kapoor will perform on South songs at the IIFA awards this year.bollywood Updated: Jun 02, 2012 14:03 IST
Priyanka Chopra will pay tribute to veteran Bollywood actress Rekha, while Shahid Kapoor will perform on South songs at the IIFA awards this year.
Both the actors, who are gearing up for the release of their upcoming film, Teri Meri Kahani, will be performing at the 13th IIFA awards to be held in Singapore from June 7 to 9.
"There are lot of South actors who are coming to IIFA this year including Kamal Hassan. So this time I am going down South. I will be performing on old South songs. I would be performing on one of the songs from Appu Raja. It is a cool song, I am trying to learn the lyrics. It is my ode to South film industry," Shahid told reporters.
While, Priyanka would be paying tribute to Rekha, who would be receiving the lifetime achievement award at IIFA. "This year I would be paying tribute to Rekhaji. I completely love and adore her," Priyanka said.
Besides, this both Shahid and Priyanka, who would be promoting their soon to be released film, Teri Meri Kahani, will also perform together on songs from this film. Teri Meri Kahani directed by Kunal Kohli, is a love story depicting three different eras - 1910, 1960 and 2012, is slated to release on June 22.
This year, choreographer-turned-director Prabhu Deva will be choreographing the dance moves for all those performing at IIFA including Shahid, Priyanka, Bipasha Basu, Sonakshi Sinha, Ranbir Kapoor and others. The award ceremony will be hosted by Shahid and Farhan Akhtar.