Shahrukh Khan, Jennifer Lopez and Katrina Kaif to rock IPL opening
SRK, Jennifer Lopez, Katrina, Deepika to perform at IPL 2013 opening night
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 06:02:53 GMT
The IPL 6 opening is set to be a big ticket gig. If buzz is to be believed, none other than the Latino pop sensation Jennifer Lopez will perform on stage. Also grooving at the opening ceremony would be Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone. Does it get bigger than this?
The beans have been spilled by Juhi Chawla, the co-owner of the reigning Indian Premier League (IPL) champs Kolkata Knight Riders. She along with Shahrukh Khan will host the opening ceremony of IPL 6 on April 2 at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata.
Juhi Chawla recently told a daily about the opening gigs: “We have Jennifer Lopez. Apart from her, there will be our (desi) superstars.” She also confirmed that ghar ka superstar (read Shahrukh Khan) will obviously be made to dance. “Ek toh ghar ka jo hai, unko to dance karayenge hi (the one from our own country will obviously be made to dance). Deepika (Padukone) and Katrina (Kaif) will also be there,” she revealed.
The cash-rich T20 cricket league is known to pull big ticket names to its opening and closing ceremonies every year. The league’s chairman, Rajeev Shukla has promised an entertaining opening night for the viewers this year.
“The Opening Ceremony of the Pepsi IPL 2013 will be one of the most spectacular events ever witnessed, in keeping with what will follow in the tournament itself, over the following seven weeks," Rajeev Shukla, Chairman, IPL, recently said.
IPL T20 tournament will kick off on April 3 and will continue till May 26. You can catch all the updates on our sister site cricketzone.com