IIFA a great platform to meet old friends: Anupam Kher

New York [USA]: While expressing love for the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA), veteran actor Anupam Kher thanked IIFA for giving Indian cinema an international platform and a place where all actors get together despite of their busy schedules.

While talking to ANI on IIFA completing 18 years, the 62-year-old said, “Today I completed 18 years along with IIFA. They have given Indian movies an international platform and the love.”

“The three-day-event at IIFA is a lot of fun as we meet a lot many people and get together because usually we all don’t get time to meet due to our busy schedules,” he added.

Talking about his recent nomination, the ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ actor said that he was very happy to be nominated for ‘Dhoni: THE Untold Story’.

This year, IIFA celebrates the achievements of Bollywood in different cities across the world, but this year it is being held at the iconic MetLife Stadium in New York from July 13-15.

Besides Bollywood celebrities, several Hollywood stars have also been part of IIFA, including Angelina Jolie, action star Jackie Chan, Australian pop-star Kylie Minogue, British actor Colin Firth, Hollywood stars Hillary Swank, Kevin Spacey and John Travolta. (ANI)