The 50-year-old actor said he is excited to be a part of IFFI's closing event this year.
"IFFI 2017 has truly left a mark and presented cinema lovers with the best in national and international cinema. I look forward to attending the closing and bidding farewell to our guests from around the world," Akshay said in statement.
Superstar Salman Khan will bring down the curtains on the festival on Tuesday night, who will be accompanied by his "Tubelight" co-star, child artiste Matin Rey Tangu.
IFFI 2017 comes to a close on Tuesday.