Madrid: Actress Sayani Gupta has been chosen as the official host of the Facebook Live for the 17th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards, set to take place here from Thursday. The "Fan" actress said in a statement: "This will be my first IIFA. That too in Spain! And I get to host the backstage and live both for Facebook and Colors channel for IIFA 2016." "This is a great opportunity and should be super fun too. This is the perfect way to mix work and fun! We are off to Madrid tonight (Wednesday)." On the films front, the actress is all set for "Baar Baar Dekho" release in September.