The upcoming edition of IIFA Utsavam will take place on a grand note. Several celebrities will gather under one roof to celebrate the iconic work created by the southern film industries - Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. IIFA Utsavam organisers have roped in Rana Daggubati as the host of the Telugu category and Raghavendra and Akul Balaji as the hosts of the Kannada film category. Rana Daggubati Respectfully Removes Shoes While Taking Photos Before HanuMan Poster (Watch Video).

Excited about it, Rana said in a statement, "My journey with IIFA goes way back, and IIFA Utsavam is indeed a true celebration of South Indian cinema. I'm thrilled to be a part of it and feel immensely privileged to host the IIFA Utsavam Telugu Cinema Awards. Come join us and be a part of this grand celebration at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi."

"IIFA Utsavam serves as an exceptional platform that not only showcases the contribution of South Indian cinema but also celebrates its influence in the world of entertainment beyond regional boundaries. It's a tremendous privilege to be part of this global celebration, and I eagerly anticipate hosting the Kannada film category at IIFA Utsavam 2024," Vijay shared. Rakul Preet Singh Goes Heavy on Her Back Day Training, Nails 65 Kg Deadlift in Latest Workout Session (Watch Video).

Rakul Preet Singh will be seen performing at the gala, which is scheduled to be held at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, from September 6 to September 7. Rakul said she "feels fantastic to be a part of the grand celebration of South Indian cinema that IIFA Utsavam is poised to embark on this September on a global scale."

Devi Sri Prasad, widely known by his initials DSP, will also enthrall the audience at IIFA Utsavam with his music. "I'm looking forward to captivating audiences worldwide with my performance at IIFA Utsavam. See you there," he said. Sreeleela will also perform at IIFA Utsavam.