Hollywood star John Travolta will receive a special honour at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards to be held in the US. Mr. Travolta will attend the 15th IIFA awards, which will be held from April 23 to 26 in Tampa Bay, Florida.

Mr. Travolta, 60, will receive the ‘Most Popular All Time International Star in India’ at the awards ceremony. An iconic name in Hollywood, Mr. Travolta has seen staggering success as an actor, singer and dancer. He has starred in several blockbusters films: Saturday Night Fever, Pulp Fiction, Grease, Swordfish, Face Off, Broken Arrow and Ladder 49.

He has been nominated for the Academy Award twice and nominated for seven Golden Globes. He went on to win two Golden Globes including one for his performance in the critically acclaimed film Get Shorty.

Mr. Travolta will grace the awards, a release stated.