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International Indian Film Academy Awards, known as the Bollywood Oscars, comes to Tampa, Fla.

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Tampa, Fla., an unusual choice, hosts the so-called Bollywood Oscars for Indian films

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Tampa an unusual choice for Bollywood Oscars

FILE: Bollywood actors Shahid Kapoor and Shah Rukh Khan host the IIFA last year. AFP/Getty Images TAMARA LUSH THE ASSOCIATED... (more...)

International Indian Film Academy Awards, known as the Bollywood Oscars, comes to Tampa, Fla.

By Tamara Lush THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. — The International Indian Film Academy is holding its annual awards... (more...)

Tampa, Fla., an unusual choice, hosts the so-called Bollywood Oscars for Indian films

By Tamara Lush THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. — The so-called Bollywood Oscars have been held in Macau, Singapore,... (more...)

Tampa, Fla., an unusual choice, hosts the so-called Bollywood Oscars for Indian films

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Actor John Travolta to appear, receive award, at International Indian Film Academy in Tampa

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Amitabh Bachchan’s Bhoothnath Returns screened before Indian president

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Bollywood film actors Parineeti Chopra (L) and Siddharth Malhotra pose during the promotion of their upcoming Hindi film... (more...)

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