IIFA 2017: Katrina Kaif gives tribute to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in presence of Salman Khan -- Watch Video

IIFA 2017: Katrina Kaif dances to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's Taal and Dhoom songs in front of Salman Khan, as she gives tribute to the lady at the gala event

IIFA 2017 is being held in New York. The big Bollywood extravaganza has already witnessed the industry’s who’s who on the green carpet. However, what has come out as the biggest surprise of the event is Katrina Kaif’s performance. And it’s not a normal performance. It’s a tribute to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Yes, you heard that right! There’s a special performance dedicated to Aishwarya at the 18th IIFA Awards with Katrina showing some scintillating moves on the stage.

Katrina did not walk the green carpet and directly entered New York’s MetLife Stadium which has reportedly recorded a presence of 80, 000 people for the grand event. The actress can be seen grooving on Aishwarya’s song from Taal followed by Dhoom title song. The actress has been preparing very hard for the performance amid the promotions of her next release, Jagga Jasoos with Ranbir Kapoor.

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While the chemistry between Katrina and Salman after a long time was being awaited at IIFA 2017,  considering they have been spotted bonding well at the promotions of the event. However, what has come out is completely striking. More, because both Aishwarya and Katrina are Salman’s former lady love. While his relationship with the ex Miss World ended on a tragic note, both Katrina and Salman are still friends. Watch the video here:

It’s always interesting to see Bollywood stars forgetting their personal biases on events like these! Check out some photos of Katrina Kaif from her stunning performance here:

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Katrina Kaif dancing at IIFA 2017

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Katrina Kaif’s dance performance at IIFA 2017

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Also watch Katrina Kaif performing on ‘Galt Se Mistake‘ from her latest release, Jagga Jasoos: