IIFA fever has already gripped the B-Town celebrities, who are all set for the much-awaited award show of this year. The three days IIFA gala kick starts on Friday, July 14 in the presence of celebrities including Anupam Kher, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon. But the one who stole the limelight was Salman Khan, who gave a surprise birthday gift to Katrina Kaif. The actor sang the Happy Birthday song for the actress, who will turn a year older on Sunday, July 16.

Katrina and Salman were sharing the stage at the kick-off press conference of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards in New York, on Thursday, July 13 evening. During the event, Salman, who is known for his humorous take revealed that he is very bad with dates, but only remember Katrina’s birthday. The actor then started singing Happy Birthday song for his Tiger Zinda Hai co-star.

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“I am very bad with dates… The only date I remember is Katrina’s birthday” said Salman, who was present along with Anupam Kher and Katrina Kaif.

Meanwhile, during a media gathering, when Katrina was asked a memorable thing she did when she was 18, she said: “I met Salman.”

Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, IIFA 2017

Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif at IIFA opening event in New York (Courtesy-Twitter @IIFA)

Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, IIFA

Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif a t IIFA opening event in New York (Courtesy-Twitter @IIFA)

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When Salman was asked what he is planning to do for Katrina’s birthday, he Katrina said: “It’s not a national event….Salman then promptly quipped: “India mein toh chhutti hai… Ab US mein bhi ho jaayega (It’s a holiday in India, and it might happen in US too).

So, as the event started on a happy note with Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif, we hope there is a lot more to come.

The three days IIFA event features the IIFA Stomp, IIFA Rocks and IIFA Awards.

(With Inputs IANS)

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