The second edition of the Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA) will take place here in March this year, it has been announced.
The announcement was made here in the presence of actors Varun Dhawan and Jacqueline Fernandez.
The awards will be held on March 18 at the Dubai International Stadium and is expected to see performances by Shah Rukh Khan, Varun, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Jacqueline, Honey Singh and other celebrities.
The event is going to be promoted across India, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman and UK and fans are expected to travel from these countries into Dubai creating tourism receipts over the weekend for Dubai.
Varun said TOIFA was one of the first platforms where he was nominated for his work in the best debutant actor male category for the movie “Student of the Year”.
“I am thrilled to be associated with this amazing platform and announce TOIFA 2016 in Dubai. Look forward to catching all Bollywood fans on 18th March at Dubai International Stadiumand promise you a fabulous TOIFA weekend,” he said.
Jacqueline said she is excited to be a part of TOIFA’s second edition and represent the Hindi film industry in Dubai.
“The atmosphere in Dubai is always electrifying and I look forward to adding to the magic on March 18 at the Dubai International Stadium,” she said.
The first edition of the awards was held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, where audience witnessed the performances of top most Indian film stars during the ceremony.