The green carpet was rolled out at the 14th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony (IIFA) in Macau on Saturday. Many Bollywood bigwigs graced the event in their glamorous best.
IIFA Awards 2013: Bollywood Stars Grace Green Carpet, Give Out Stunning Performances [PHOTOS]
- By Ankita Mehta July 7, 2013 12:54 IST
The IIFA Awards, which is touted as India's version of the Oscars, is a three-day event that kicked off on Thursday. This year's occassion was in honour of 100 years of Indian cinema.
One of the main attractions at the awards show was Shah Rukh Khan, who co-hosted the show along with actor Shahid Kapoor.
Apart from SRK, other stars who walked the green carpet include Amrita Rao, Abhishek Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit-Nene, Sridevi along with daughters and husband Boney Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez, Neha Dhupia, Dia Mirza, Vidya Balan, Anushka Sharma, Hollywood legend Jean Claud Van Damme and several others.
However, many stars including Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ranbir Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Bipasha Basu, were missing from the event.
The Bachchans, who had a long connection with the IIFA awards, also skipped the event this year. Amitabh, Jaya and Aishwarya Rai did not attend, but Abhishek showed up on behalf of his family.
Abhishek, who bagged the Best Actor award for comic role in "Bol Bachchan", also performed on stage. [Check out complete winners list here]
Madhuri Dixit also made her debut dance performance at the awards ceremony for which she received a standing ovation from the audience. The ceremony also saw other stunning performances by actors like choreographer-director Prabhu Deva, Sridevi, Deepika Padukone, Sushant Singh Rajput and Parineeti Chopra among others.
Scroll down to take a look at the green carpet arrivals and dance performances at the IIFA Awards 2013: