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BBC Asian Network to broadcast live from Iifa Awards

MUMBAI: BBC has announced that BBC Asian Network‘s Love Bollywood presenters Raj and Pablo will bring their show live from the International Indian Film Awards (IIFAs) in Macau, China, on 13 and 14 June.

In its tenth year, the Awards are expected to attract Bollywood acts such as Amitabh Bachan, Ashwariya Rai Bachan, Hrithik Roshan, Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra to name just a few.


The event will be hosted by Ritesh Deshmukh, Boman Irani and Lara Dutta.


This year the event will also play host to British pop star Peter Andre who is reported to be performing some of his hit songs such as Mysterious Girl and Flava.


BBC Asian Network will be embracing Bollywood fever by launching the first Bollywood Player. This will syndicate the best Bollywood content from the Network on to the web, giving audiences the latest photos, star interviews and features.


The material will include interviews from the stars, content from shows such as Love Bollywood, with film news, gossip and reviews from various showbiz commentators from across BBC Asian Network including Malini Agarwal and the Asian Network‘s Entertainment Reporter Shabnam Mahmood.


Bollywood content will be on the Bollywood Player during the Iifas. The site will be updated daily with pictures and video footage with backstage interviews.

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