Bollywood will be bringing its star draw to Dubai, as The Arab Indo Bollywood Awards gear up for the first Dubai hosted awards ceremony on April 9. Meydan Racecourse will welcome the great and the good from Bollywood as filmmaker Karan Johar and TV host Manish Paul host an evening of live performances and big wins. 

Taking the stage to entertain the celebrity audience will be performances from Priyanka Chopra, Jacqueline Fernandez and Varun Dhawan to name a few. A jury of experts has decided upon the nominee shortlist, and the winners will announced live at the event on April 9. There will be an opportunity to meet and greet the stars and witness some Bollywood showcases on April 8. 

Arbaz Khan, a member of the jury has expressed his delight at seeing the awards hosted by Dubai the for the first time: "I would like thank the UAE government for giving AIBA the platform to showcase our talents and bringing us closer to the millions of fans that reside in the UAE and GCC," he said.