Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan to attend Dubai’s TOIFA awards

SRK will headline the celebrity performances at the main awards gala.

Bollywood A-listers, led by superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan, will walk the red carpet and perform at The Times of India Film Awards extravaganza in Dubai.

The three-day event – March 17 to 19 – will be hosted by actors Parineeti Chopra – cousin of top Indian actress Priyanka Chopra – and comedy actor Riteish Deshmukh.

Other actors attending are Salman Khan and filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who is heavily nominated for his period drama Bajirao Mastani. Ranveer Singh and Bachchan are nominated for Best Actor (Piku).

SRK will headline the celebrity performances at the main awards gala on Friday, March 18, at Dubai International Stadium, Dubai Sports City. Other performers include Kareena Kapoor Khan, Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Yo Yo Honey Singh, among others.

• Tickets for TOIFA 2016 Dubai are available on platinumlist.net, and cost from Dh199.

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The nominations:

Best Film

Bajirao Mastani

Tanu Weds Manu Returns

Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Piku

Dil Dhadakne Do

Best Actor - Male

Ranveer Singh - Bajirao Mastani

Amitabh Bachchan - Piku

Salman Khan - Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Varun Dhawan - Badlapur

Best Actor - Female

Kangana Ranaut - Tanu Weds Manu Returns

Deepika Padukone - Piku

Anushka Sharma - NH 10

Deepika Padukone - Bajirao Mastani

Best Director

Sanjay Leela Bhansali - Bajirao Mastani

Kabir Khan - Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Shoojit Sircar - Piku

Aanand L Rai - Tanu Weds Manu Returns

Zoya Akhtar - Dil Dhadakne Do

Best Supporting Actor - Male

Nawazuddin Siddiqui - Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Irrfan Khan - Piku

Deepak Dobriyal - Tanu Weds Manu Returns

Anil Kapoor - Dil Dhadakne Do

Best Supporting Actor - Female

Priyanka Chopra - Bajirao Mastani

Shefali Shah - Dil Dhadakne Do

Tabu - Drishyam

Tanvi Azmi - Bajirao Mastani

Best Actor in a Negative Role

Nawazuddin Siddiqui - Badlapur

Darshan Kumar - NH 10

Manoj Bajpai - Tevar

Ronit Roy - Guddu Rangeela

Best Actor in a Comic Role

Kapil Sharma - Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon

Deepak Dobriyal - Tanu Weds Manu Returns

Kartik Aryan - Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2

Sanjay Mishra - Dam Laga Ke Haisha

Best Actor (Critics) - Male

Amitabh Bachchan - Piku

Irrfan Khan - Talvar

Sanjay Mishra - Masaan

Varun Dhawan - Badlapur

Best Actor (Critics) - Female

Kalki Koechlin - Margarita With A Straw

Kangana Ranaut - Tanu Weds Manu Returns

Anushka Sharma - NH 10

Shweta Tripathi - Masaan

Bhumi Pednekar - Dam Laga Ke Haisha

Best Film (Critics)

Piku

Talvar

Masaan

Dam Laga Ke Haisha

Best Debut Director

Neeraj Ghaywan - Masaan

Kanu Behl - Title

Harshwardhan Kulkarni - Hunterr

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The years Ramadan fell in May

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The years Ramadan fell in May

1987

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The years Ramadan fell in May

1987

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The years Ramadan fell in May

1987

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The years Ramadan fell in May

1987

1954

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The years Ramadan fell in May

1987

1954

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The years Ramadan fell in May

1987

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The years Ramadan fell in May

1987

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