Farhan Akhtar, Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Hrithik Roshan and Pritam are all set to perform at the Indian Premier League 2015 Opening Ceremony, that will be held at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on April 07, 2015.
According to Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI), all the stars will come together to mark the start of Indian Premier League Season 8 and the evening will be hosted by Saif Ali Khan.
“Going to be nostalgic. Happy to return to where I started. Salt lake stadium. My first stage. The date April 07, 2105. See you all at The IPL Opening Nite.” wrote an exited Hrithik Roshan on his Twitter account.
While Hrithik Roshan, Shahid Kapoor and Anushka Sharma are expected to re-trace the dance routine from their movies; Farhan Akhtar and his band will perform some rock and Bollywood sound track in Kolkata.
During the ceremony, Gautam Gambhir, captain of defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders, will put the trophy back in play, signaling the start of the Indian Premier League Season 8.
The programme includes the pledge by all the captains of the eight participating teams to kick start the season. “All eight team captains will be present to take the MCC Spirit of Cricket pledge reaffirming the values in IPL’s commitment to the Spirit of Cricket, which has been on display since the competition’s inception in 2008.” stated BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur.
The openeing ceremony will start at around 07:30 pm. The tickets for the event are available online at iplt20.com ranging from Rs 200 onwards.
Tickets can also be bought from the Gate No 01 and Gate No 04 at the Salt Lake Stadium.
The two hour long opening ceremony will be telecast live on Set Max and Sony Six. It will also be streamed on mobile app hotstar.show.
Here’s wishing all the teams all the best and lets get ready for some cricketing excellent laced with loads of glamour and glitz.
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