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#FirstOnCatch: Shah Rukh Khan to host Filmfare Awards 2016

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 5:14 IST

One of the most prestigious awards ceremonies of the Indian film industry -- Filmfare Awards, this year, will be hosted by actor Shah Rukh Khan. According to sources, the event managers have brought Shah Rukh Khan on board. However, details of whether SRK will be hosting it alone or will co-host with another celebrity is not out.

Sources have also confirmed that Salman Khan and Ranveer Singh will be performing at the show. The event is set to happen on 15 January in Mumbai.

Usually, Filmfare has two hosts. Last year, comedian-turned-actor Kapil Sharma and filmmaker Karan Johar hosted the night.

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Even Shah Rukh Khan and Saif Ali Khan have hosted a couple of seasons and are, without a doubt, the most popular host jodi. Actor Ranbir Kapoor and Imran Khan too hosted the night in 2011.

In the other news, the pre-Filmfare bash which happened recently saw a great star line-up. It garnered more eyeballs after Kai Po Che star Sushant Singh Rajput confirmed his December wedding with girlfriend Ankita Lokhande at the event.

Watch this space for more updates on the 61st Filmfare Awards.

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First published: 11 January 2016, 1:29 IST