Shahrukh Khan, Pitbull to perform in IPL 2013 opening ceremony
By Mirwais Adeel - Sun Mar 24 2013, 2:40 pm
Indian film star and owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders is set to give a power packed performance along with the international rapper Pitbull at the Indian Premier League (IPL) opening ceremony in Kolkata on April 2.
The opening ceremony will also be attended by the top Indian actress Katrina Kaif who will perform to mark the beginning of the sixth season of the IPL series.
Kolkata Knight Riders owned by Shahrukh Khan and actress Juhi Chawla won the last edition of the IPL. He is thrilled to perform at the ceremony.
According to a source close to Shahrukh Khan, “SRK loves the city of joy and he is already very excited to perform there. Katrina will be performing there for the first time.”
The international rapper, Pitbull is said to be excited too about performing. He is famous for his hits like like “M.I.M.A.I.”, “Armando” and “Planet pit”.
The source also added, “When Pitbull was told that he is being invited to perform at the opening ceremony of IPL and SRK would also be performing as well, he agreed to come within minutes.”
The teams including Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kings X1 Punjab, Pune Warriors India, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals are due to appear in the sixth edition of the Indian Premiere League and will fight for the championship.