The 15th International Indian Film Academy Awards were held in Tampa Bay, Florida between the 23rd and 26th of April 2014. The annual ceremony held to honor best Hindi Films and Actors was at the Raymond James Stadium. The hosts of the event were Hindi film stars Shahid Kapoor and Farhan Akhtar.
John Travolta was the IIFA 15th edition’s special award winner for outstanding achievement in international cinema. The major winner of the day was the film Bhaag Milka Bhaag that took home 14 awards out of 19 nominations including Best Actor, Best film, Best Director, and Best Actress in supporting role. Individual winners included Deepika Padukone for best actress, Farhan Akhtar for best actor, Rakeysh Mehra for best director, Aditya Roy for best supporting actor, and Divya Dutta for best supporting actress.
However, what many recall as the main highlight or enjoyment of the night was john Travolta and Priyanka Chopra. Apart from the award, Travolta was also on the shows spotlight as he entertained the crowd with his smooth dancing.
Priyanka Chopra, the seductive and stunning Bollywood actress entertained the crowd when she surprisingly pulled none other than Travolta from the crowds to join her on the dancing floor. As they say, age is nothing but a number because the then 60-year old actor, producer, and singer showed the thunderous crowd that he still got it going. Travolta never disappointed the crowds, Chopra, or himself as he took to the dance as if he was just a teenage boy. At one moment, he even surprised his dance partner with some smooth moves that also left the crowd mesmerized.
At the end of the day, the fifteenth IIFA Awards were a success and Chopra and Travolta did leave the party with their shoulders held high. For the dance duo-congratulations. More congratulations go to Travolta for winning the coveted outstanding achievement award.