IIFA or The International Indian Film Academy Award has postponed its 2020 ceremony until further notice. This year the prestigious award ceremony was going to take place in Indore ( Madhya Pradesh ) by the end of March. However, the organizers have now announced that the award ceremony has postponed to a further date.
The organizers revealed that they will soon be releasing the new dates for the award ceremony to take place. IIFA 2020 is still set to happen in Madhya Pradesh.
" #IIFA2020 postponed ...With due regard to the growing concerns around the spread of the COVID-19 virus and keeping the health and safety of IIFA's fans and the general community at large, after consulting the Madhya Pradesh government, the IIFA management, and stakeholders from the film industry it has been decided to postpone to a later date the much-awaited IIFA Weekend and Awards 2020 celebrations which were originally scheduled at the end of March 2020, " the statement read.
Most governmental authorities have suggested avoiding mass gatherings. Talking about the health and safety of everyone the IIFA organizers wrote, "IIFA is fully committed to ensuring the safety of the citizens and legions of IIFA fans who travel from across the globe to attend and experience the magic of IIFA. We sincerely regret the inconvenience caused, and hope that all concerned understand the sensitivity of the situation,"
The statement concluded saying, "fresh date and plans for hosting IIFA in Madhya Pradesh will be announced at the earliest."
IIFA is one of the most well-regarded awards in the entire country.