Florida Matters: Bollywood Oscars in Tampa

Florida Matters: Bollywood Oscars in Tampa

The International Indian Film Academy's 15th annual weekend and awards takes place April 24-26 at various spots around the Tampa Bay area.
The event is held in a different country each year, and this is the first time the Bollywood Oscars will be held in the United States. It's expected to draw 800 million TV viewers from around the world.
Just how did Tampa get picked as the host city?

President & CEO of Visit Tampa Bay
International Indian Film Academy Representative
Movie Critic/Reporter for the Tampa Bay Times

Video Extras

Bollywood Dancing in 'Bollywood Grips Tampa Bay'

Video Extras

IIFA Tree Planting with Priyanka Chopra and Anil Kapoor

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