The 11th edition of the Renault Sony Guild Film Awards will witness the presence of Bollywood celebrities including Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Sonakshi Sinha and others.

"As a member of this hard working industry, the Guild Awards is extremely auspicious to receive for any artist or film professional," Akshay said in a statement.

"With eminent members of our Indian film fraternity forming the Guild, the awards like every year are presented to brilliant work and outstanding achievements," he said.

The "Airlift" actor is all set to perform at the award show along with several other celebrities. Akshay is excited to perform his "heart out" at the gala event.

"It is a great honour to be nominated for the Guild Awards and now after completing 25 adventurous years in this industry, I will be taking you all down memory lane with my own energy to add to this wonderful night, by putting my best foot forward and performing my heart out," he added.

"Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon" actor Kapil Sharma will return as the host. The "Comedy Nights With Kapil" host will entertain viewers this year.

"I had a great experience hosting for the Guild awards and it is a delight to entertain and interact with these great film personalities. This time, too we have planned interesting acts and I am confident my hosting stint this year will be a bigger success," he added.

Renault Sony Guild Film Awards will take place on 22 December in Mumbai.