Sonakshi makes her debut as a singer on the IIFA stage. Jacqueline Fernandez, Mika Singh, Nooran Sisters, Javed Ali, Aditi Rao Hydari, Lisa Haydon, Ankit Tiwari, Kanika Kapoor deliver a smashing performance!
5th June, 2015 – Kuala Lumpur:#IIFA2015 Weekend 2015 just got bigger! IIFA Rocks, the Videocon d2h IIFA weekend’s musical extravaganza witnessed the magic of Indian cinema at its best. The evening turned up the volume and enthralled audiences with a line-up of amazing performances by ace musicians, rising talents and Bollywood stunners at Malaysia’s national theatre- Istana Budaya on Friday, 5th June.
The gorgeous Jacqueline Fernandez set the tone for the amazing night as she grooved to her popular songs Chittiyan Kallayiyan, Jumme Ki Raat And Jadoo Ki Jhappi – Ramaiya Vastavaiya to name a few. Following her, music sensations Javed Ali and the Nooran Sisters mesmerised the audience with a Sufi musical jugal bandi on some of the most famous songs by living legend A.R. Rahman. Right from the groovy Chaiyya Chaiyya to the edgy Patakha Guddi, the spiritual- Khwaja Mere Khwaja and romantic Tum Tak the audiences were treated to the best work by the maestro.
For the first time ever, Bollywood’s leading actress, the beautiful Sonakshi Sinha made her debut on the IIFA Rocks stage as a singer. Accompanied by Bollywood’s star performers Mika Singh and Nakash Aziz, Sonakshi’s performance joined the ranks of many first timers at IIFA. Taking the audience back in time through, melodious lead vocalist Ankit Tiwari paid a tribute to Bollywood’s Dancing Heroes- Shammi Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty and Govinda all in one power-packed act. Classics like Aaja Aaja, Bar Bar Dekho, I am a Disco Dancer, Ankhiyon Se Goli Maare and Bachna Ek Haseeno leading fans on a nostalgic journey down the memory lane.
Other performers for the evening included the rising singing sensation KANIKA KAPOOR, Bollywood beauties Lisa Haydon, Lauren Gottlieb Aditi Rao Hydari, and a stunning Indo- Western act by the stunning Malaika Arora Khan set the stage on fire and left audiences asking for more.
IIFA Rocks smashing success only sets the tone for the upcoming events at #IIFA2015!