The likes of Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and many more have reached New York to attend IIFA 2017. But there are a few who will be missing from the event, which will be held at the iconic MetLife Stadium, New York, on July 14-15. The 18th edition of IIFA Awards will witness powerhouse performances by Bollywood stars.

Here are those 10 celebs who are giving this mega affair a miss:

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Shah Rukh Khan Will Not Attend IIFA 2017

King Khan is busy with the promotions of his upcoming flick Jab Harry Met Sejal currently. Also a few days back, his elder son Aryan Khan broke his nose while playing football due to which he needs to undergo a surgery. Doting dad SRK will travel abroad for it to be by his son’s side. Hence, he will not be present at the event.

Just a day back, Ms. Chopra was busy shooting for her Hollywood films but a few hours back she took to her Instagram to post a picture captioning it as, “Summer sun calling #mumbaibound #mumbaimerijaan ❤️🎉🥂💋🙌🏼 #birthdaytime #familynfriends”, which means she will be missing from the green carpet of IIFA 2017. And, looks like might end up celebrating her birthday (18th July) in India.

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Ranbir Kapoor Is Busy With Sanjay Dutt Biopic and will Give IIFA 2017 A Miss

While Ranbir is busy promoting Jagga Jasoos extensively which will hit theatres tomorrow, he will then be heading to New York to shoot the next schedule of  Sanjay Dutt’s biopic. Rajkumar Hirani will shoot for the portion of Sanjay Dutt’s stay in the rehabilitation centre, where he was struggling with his stark drug addiction. Ranbir Kapoor, is also one of the nominees in the Best Actor category for the Indian Film Academy (IIFA) 2017 for his 2016 blockbuster Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.

Bachchan Family: 
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The Bachchan Family To Skip IIFA 2017

Big B and IIFA had major fallout when they replaced him (the brand ambassador) with Salman Khan in 2011 and the actor had even tweeted on the same, “Not coming to Toronto IIFA. IIFA says my services are not required.” 

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Kareena Kapoor Khan is busy taking care of Taimur and Will Miss IIFA 2017

Saif Ali Khan flew to New York with kids Sara Ali Khan and Ibrahim Khan as he is all set to host IIFA 2017. However, wifey Kareena Kapoor will be in Mumbai taking care of Taimur and preparing for Veere Di Wedding.

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Shraddha Kapoor To Skip IIFA 2017

Shraddha will also give the extravagant award show a miss. Well, there is not a specific reason for the diva to not go to IIFA 2017. Looks like she is busy prepping up for her upcoming film on Nehwal.

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Farhan Akhtar is busy holidaying and will Skip IIFA 2017

Farhan is holidaying with his daughter in Italy and will not be able to make it for IIFA.

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Sonam Kapoor is busy preparing for Veere and hence won't attend IIFA 2017

Just like Kareena, Sonam is busy preparing for Rhea Kapoor’s Veere Di Wedding.

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Aamir Khan Boycotts IIFA 2017

As we all know Aamir doesn’t attend award shows and is also currently in Malta shooting for Thugs of Hindostan, he will not be attending this one as well! Moreover, Dangal is not a part of the nominations as the makers of Dangal did not file their nomination for IIFA.

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Kangana Ranaut To Miss IIFA 2017

Following Aamir’s footsteps, Kangana too has ditched all award shows.

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Akshay Kumar Will Not Attend IIFA 2017

Akshay has boycotted award shows as well. Also, IIFA hasn’t included Akshay’s films in award nominations. 

Lastly, there are high chances that Bollywood's 'IT' couple- Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are skipping the event as well, unless the duo decides to land end moment at the venue. They are currently shooting for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati in Mumbai. 

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