It is time for cricketainment as another season of VIVO Indian Premier League kicks-off with its usual fanfare – the grand opening ceremony, the groovy music, the sexy cheerleaders, and of course, a bevy of Bollywood celebs who take a break from their chockablock schedules and grace the matches with their presence, cheering for their favorite teams.
Here’s a list of B-Towners who are likely to spice up the adrenaline driven matches with their glamorous attendance this year…
Amitabh And Abhishek Bachchan
It is no big secret that the Bachchans are die-hard cricket fanatics. Irrespective of their busy schedules Amitabh Bachchan and the junior Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan are always tuned into the latest updates about on-going matches. One can often spot B Big at IPL matches cheering for his favorite team Mumbai Indians, so it will not be surprising to find him and his son in one of the VIP stands along with their dear friends — Ambanis, rooting for the ‘Men in Blue’.
Sushant Singh Rajput
The young actor, who will be seen playing Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the biopic M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, was present for all the Chennai Super Kings matches last year to watch MSD play and get an understanding of his body language. However, doing a movie on the life of Dhoni is not his only connect with cricket. Sushant is a big cricket fan and loves to catch the action on the ground live. So the cricket crazy dude is sure to be spotted in the stands this year as well, perhaps cheering for Rising Pune Supergiants this time around, which is helmed by Dhoni this year.
Waluscha De Sousa
The pretty young thing, who is all set to debut alongside Shah Rukh Khan in Yash Raj Films Fan is sure to be seen at various matches this year, rooting loudly for her co-star’s team – Kolkata Knight Riders. After all, what better way to promote your film then in front of millions of cricket and Bollywood crazy fans right?
Yes, we all know that Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma’s relationship was declared ‘bowled out’ few months ago. However, the couple was recently spotted together at a joint in Bandra, which gave momentum to a new set of rumors — that the duo has reconciled. And if that’s true, the gorgeous gal can’t be kept away from the field this IPL season as well. After all, the captain of Anushka Sharma’s relationship was declared ‘bowled out’ few months ago. However, the couple was recently spotted together at a joint in Bandra, which gave momentum to a new set of rumors — that the duo has reconciled. And if that’s true, the gorgeous gal can’t be kept away from the field this IPL season as well. After all, the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore, does need his lady luck cheering for him as he continues to hit his centuries.
The Fitoor actress is known to be a regular at the opening night ceremonies of IPL. But apart from setting the stage on fire, the ex-brand ambassador of Royal Challengers Bangalore also enjoys catching the matches live and is among the usual B-Town crowd that is spotted in the stands during IPL matches.
The super energetic actor, who will soon be seen in Befikre, is among the many Bollywood celebs who performed at the IPL’s opening ceremony. And his craze for IPL doesn’t stop with just performing live on stage. Ranveer being a Mumbai boy is a big supporter of Mumbai Indians and plans to catch few of the matches live. His energy is sure to get rubbed on to the players as well.
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