Amitabh unveils festival details
Amitabh Bachchan has announced that an annual roadshow of the Indian film industry will be held in Sri Lanka.
The iconic movie star announced that Bollywood superstars will converge in Colombo from June 3-5 for the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA).
Bachchan - who said the festival is held in different countries each year to introduce Indian cinema to the world and to integrate communities - said at a news conference in Colombo: "As a member of the film industry I look forward to another luminous decade, as IIFA journeys forth sharing the Indian cinematic movements with the world."
The weekend of events in the Sri Lankan capital will also includes a business forum, fashion show and a cricket match by Indian and Sri Lankan movie and cricket stars.