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Tampa, Florida-- The glitz, the glam, the energy and of course the stars- Bollywood's biggest names hit the green carpet for the "Magic of the Movies" awards for technical excellence in Indian film.

Thousands of screaming fans lined the green carpet to welcome Bollywood to the Big Guava and Friday night, Tampa was all glittering gold.

Miss America, Stephen Baldwin, and Viveck Oberoi, all welcomed to the area by Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn.

The event was so big, media from around the globe clamored for the best shots in a fury of flashes...just one night before the Bollywood Oscars take place.

Here are the Bollywood celebs up for awards at Saturday's Bollywood Oscars!

NOTE: The IIFA awards will not be televised live Saturday night. It will be available through Pay-Per-View in June.

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