Shahrukh, Katrina, Pitbull to perform at IPL 2013
The IPL fever is back! The opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League will be held on the 2nd of April. Shah Rukh Khan, co-owner of the team Kolkata Knight Riders, is on a high. With Kolkata Knight Riders, winning the series last year, Shah Rukh Khan is all set to perform on the opening night.
He is reportedly thrilled to be performing at the opening night set to happen in Kolkata at the Salt lake Stadium. Shah Rukh Khan co-owns the team with colleague Juhi Chawla. He loves the city and the spirit of this city; hence he is looking forward to his performance there.
This is the first time that even Katrina Kaif will be performing at such an event. She is preparing well for her performance and will rock the event.
Apart from these 2 Bollywood stars, International rapper Pitbull is also expected to perform at the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League. Pitbull is very well known for his albums M.I.M.A.I., Armando and Planet Pit. When he was told about the invitation that was extended to him to perform at the opening night of the IPL, and that Shah Rukh Khan would also be performing, he readily agreed.
Rajeev Shukla, the Chairman of IPL was quoted saying, “The Opening Ceremony of the Pepsi IPL 2013 will be as outstanding as the cricket that we will witness over the subsequent seven weeks. We are in for a spectacular commencement to what promises to be a memorable tournament.”
The audiences will be witness to the 9 teams battling it out in the championship. The teams are Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kings XI Punjab, Pune Warriors India, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals. The first match of the tournament will be between Kolkata Knight Riders and the Delhi Daredevils at the Eden Gardens.
Over the next seven weeks, the teams will battle it out in the 76 matches. The final match will be held on the 26th of May, and that will mark the end of the IPL season.
The Indian Premier League was inaugurated in the year 2008 and the first ever champions were the Rajasthan Royals. This is the sixth season of the Indian Premier league and it will kick start on the 3rd of April.
Get ready to witness some of the greatest performances amidst much fanfare!