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IIFA 2022: Shahid Kapoor to pay tribute to the late singer Bappi Da with his performance

The awards will be hosted by Tiger Shroff, Kartik Aaryan, Sara Ali Khan, Ananya Panday, Divya Khosla Kumar and Nora Fatehi.

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Last Updated: 07.14 AM, Jun 03, 2022

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IIFA 2022: Shahid Kapoor to pay tribute to the late singer Bappi Da with his performance
Shahid Kapor and Bappi Lahiri

Fans have been eagerly waiting for IIFA 2022 to premiere. To add to their delight, here's some interesting update about one of the biggest nights of Bollywood. Shahid Kapoor, who is performing at the awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi, will be paying a tribute to the late singer Bappi Lahiri.

The actor was speaking to the press recently about what the audience can expect from the gala event. Shahid, according to India Today, said that he won't be performing his songs this year but that of legendary musician Bappi Lahiri. He said, as quoted by the portal, “I am paying a tribute to Bappi Da with my performance. I will dance to his evergreen songs. This time, I’m not performing on any of my songs but only for Bappi Da."

The Jersey actor also expressed his excitement to return to the stage after a long time. He said that he enjoys performing live as it offers the best connection between the artist and the audience. "I won't be dancing to any of my songs. I've not been allowed to perform any of my songs, (but) I'm paying a special tribute to Bappi Da and his songs. I'm excited and looking forward to that,” he added.

The grand affair will begin today with IIFA Rocks, a special event, which is being hosted by Farah Khan Kunder and Aparshakti Khurana. The highlights of the event are the performances by singers like Guru Randhawa, Honey Singh, Neha Kakkar, Dhvani Bhanushali, and Asees Kaur.

The main awards event will take place tomorrow, on June 4. The awards night will be hosted by Salman Khan, Riteish Deshmukh and Maniesh Paul. The night will feature several great performances. Tiger Shroff, Kartik Aaryan, Sara Ali Khan, Ananya Panday, Divya Khosla Kumar and Nora Fatehi will be setting the stage on fire with their amazing performances. 

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