The 19th edition of International Indian Film Academy Awards will be remembered for bringing timeless dive Rekha back to the stage after a long gap of 20 years. The veteran actress took the stage by storm as she gave a breathtaking performance on her chart buster numbers. Proving that age is just a number for her, Rekha grooved with the same ease and panache as she used to in her heydays as she performed on Salaam-e-Ishq”from Muqaddar Ka Sikanda Dil Cheez Kya Hai from Umrao Jaan and Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya from Mughal-e-Azam. Her breathtaking performance was indeed the main highlight of IIFA 2018. Her performance was a treat not just for her fans also for our Bollywood celebrities like Arjun Kapoor who could stop gushing over the timeless beauty.
The Gunday actor took to his Twitter Handle to shower praise on the veteran actress and said he feels blessed to have share the stage with Rekha. He tweeted, “How blessed were we to see the living legend perform on stage, even share the same stage & have a moment of our very #salaameishq with her…#Rekhaji left us mesmerised. The grace, the elegance & the poise, the diva on stage owned it & how… fitting finale to #iifa2018 @IIFA.” It goes without saying that Rekha’s scintillating’s performance at the annual award gala has left us in awe.
Check Out Arjun Kapoor’s Tweet below:
For her performance, Rekha often for a soft gold and baby pink anarkali suit along with heavy jewellery. Her performance received a standing ovation from the crowd. B-Town hunks Ranbir Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Arjun Kpaoor, Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon gave their tributes to the veteran star. Hosted by Karan Johar and Riteish Deshmukh, the star-studded event also witnessed power-packed performances by Ranbir Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Bobby Deol, Kriti Sanon, Iulia Vantur and Arjun Kapoor.