The IIFA Utsavam management took the decision of postponing the celebrations in a bid to show solidarity to the people of Chennai. The devasting floods have claimed around 239 lives and caused severe damage to properties.
The South Indian Film Industry, Chief Minister of Telangana, K Chandrashekar Rao and Governor ESL Narasimhan took an unanimous decision to postpone the event. Allu Sirish, who is hosting the event, took to his micro-blogging page to confirm the news. “The IIFA Utsavam is postponed in solidarity with the ppl of Chennai. Its the right thing to do. #PrayForChennai,” tweets Sirish.
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