Akshay Kumar to be Guest of Honor at IFFI 2017 Closing Ceremony

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B-town celebs Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Karan Johar, Bhumi Pednekar, Sushant Singh Rajput, Sidharth Malhotra made some stunning red carpet appearances at the closing ceremony of 8-days long IFFI-2017 in Goa. A number of stars from Bollywood, including the likes of Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and others made the closing ceremony a glittering affair.

According to BollywoodLife.com, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar who used to be great friends with each othe, sat separately at the event. Big B was awarded the Indian Film Personality of the Year Award. They attended the closing ceremony of IFFI 2017, but instead of exchanging pleasantries, two biggies of Bollywood behaved like the other never existed for them. Sharing some moments with the megastar and on the stage, Sidharth wrote, "An actor, a gentleman, an inspiration that transcends generations, There is only one Amitabh Bachchan!". In photos shared on social media, one can see that Akshay, who was yet to present the award, reached for the actor's feet, who then pulled him up and greeted Akshay with an embrace.

At the event, Big B was awarded by none other than I & B minister Smriti Irani and Akshay Kumar. Even Sidharth Malhotra was happy to be in Amitabh's company.

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T 2725 -A most humbling evening at the IFFI awards. honoured and filled with such gratefulness to IFFI and the extremely endearing words by Akshay Kumar, Karan, and the dignitaries.

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