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Shah Rukh to perform at IIFA this year

entertainment Updated: May 21, 2010 17:37 IST

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Shahrukh KhanBollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will perform at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards being held in Colombo June 3-5.

"This year Shah Rukh Khan will be performing at IIFA," Sabas Joseph, one of the directors of Wizcraft that organises the gala, told reporters.

This quashes rumours that Shah Rukh is in a cold war with IIFA brand amabssador Amitabh Bachchan.

Shah Rukh, who last came for the Amsterdam IIFA in 2005, will also participate in a charity cricket match between Indian celebrities and Sri Lankan cricketers. The proceeds from this will be used to help rehabilitate former Tamil Tiger child soldiers.

Bollywood celebrities like Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Riteish Deshmukh and Vivek Oberoi will also be performing at the award function.

Apart from the main award ceremony, a global business forum, a fashion extravaganza, a film workshop and premieres of upcoming films will also be held.

The award ceremony is said to be hosted by Boman Irani and Riteish once again, along with Lara Dutta.