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Sonakshi looked chic in a deep blue power suit for the occasion. She was accompanied by Sabbas Joseph, Director of Wizcraft International Entertainment, the producers and creators of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA).
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After ringing the bell, the actress posed with the Nasdaq building at Times Square in the backdrop, and a banner that read: "Nasdaq welcomes Sonakshi Sinha Bollywood actress."
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Sonakshi is among a string of Bollywood stars who have already descended here for the 18th edition of the IIFA gala, which will be held here from Thursday to Saturday.
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Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt, Saif Ali Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput, A.R. Rahman and Karan Johar are among the celebrities who will be seen at the extravaganza.
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Images from the event were shared on Twitter.