Punjab2000 Collab with Raj&Pablo for IIFA 2017, New York

Punjab2000 are excited to announce that we have joined forces with the “Bollywood IT Boys”, the award winning, RAJ&PABLO .
Raj&Pablo are considered alongside Rajeev Masand and Anupuma Chopra as THE world experts in the field of Bollywood – . The dynamic duo present THE RAJ&PABLO SHOW , the No1 Bollywood Show for the BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007qmxj/clips

The P2K Team will be flying out this Thursday to film and photograph the IIFA 2017 awards in New York.Throughout the IIFA awards Punjab2000 will be with Raj&Pablo conducting exclusive interviews and capturing the star studded event with photos and highlight clips.- A world first.

The IIFA awards – have travelled to 15 global cities across 4 continents over the last 17 years. The big Apple will play host to the IIFA awards in its 18th edition. The glamorous awards will celebrate Indian cinema by awarding artists who have contributed in making Hindi cinema a global success.

Color TV and IIFA will live telecast the celebrations across two days, the 14th and 15th of July.

RAJ&PABLO comprise of Raj Dhanda (Wogan, Rough Guides, The Clothes Show and Pablo Sat-Bhambra (Actor Gummed Labels,Hard Men) who were introduced by Nina Wadia who cast them in her award winning play “Oh This Feeds My Soul” They then went on to star alongside Karen David for Stratford East’s adaptation of the classic Bollywood movie Baiju Bawra., as well as signing to Kuljit Bhamra’s Keda Records. They have released various pop albums as AASHA – and as Raj&Pablo the last being LOVE BOLLYWOOD for EMI /BBC ASIAN NETWORK.

It was the BBC Asian Network that spotted them as at the pioneers of the global Bollywod wave and signed them as presenters for the flagship FILM CAFÉ and THE LUNCH SHOW in 2003. They went on to present LOVE BOLLYWOOD and as their stature their popularity increased BBC AN renamed show to THE RAJ&PABLO SHOW .

RAJ&PABLO are on first name terms and count among their friends some of the WHO’S WHO of Bollywood, They have interviewed Bollywood’s top stars including Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, ,Amitabh Bachchan. Aamir Khan , Priyanka Chopra , Aishwariya Rai Bachchan.

IIFA 2017
As in its history with every other country and city visited The IIFAs transform the host city- New York with the glitz, glamour and talent from the largest Film Industry in the world – the Indian Film Industry.
IIFA show cases India’s emergence as a World Super Power –both as an Industrial and Economic Soft Power. The only other country that has the same is the USA with its industry Base and Hollywood affecting Globally.

IIFA Rocks will be held on the 14th July, the following artists will be performing, such as:

  • Diljit Dosanjh
  • A.R. Rahman with friends:
  • Aditi Rao Hyadri
  • Benny Dayal
  • Hariharan
  • Haricharan Seshadri
  • Jonita Gandhi
  • Kailash Kher
  • Mika Singh
  • Mohit Chauhan
  • Neeti Mohan
  • Svetha Rao

Then on the 15th July, the IIFA awards will take place, with the following artist performing such as:

  • Alia Bhatt
  • Katrina Kaif
  • Kriti Sanon
  • Salman Khan
  • Shahid Kapoor
  • Sushant Singh Rajput
  • Varun Dhawan

The hosts for this year’s IIFA awards will be:

  • Varuna Dhawan
  • Karan Johar
  • Saif Ali Khan

Highlight Video of IIFA 2017: