As it happened | IPL 2017 opening ceremony: Riteish Deshmukh, Shalmali Kholgade light up Pune stadium

06 April 2017, 07:14 PM
Live | IPL 2017 opening ceremony: Riteish Deshmukh to perform before RPS vs MI match (File Photo)
Live | IPL 2017 opening ceremony: Riteish Deshmukh to perform before RPS vs MI match (File Photo)

Bollywood actor Reteish Deshmukh and singer Shalmali Kholgade put up a blistering performance on Thursday in the second leg of the IPL 10 opening ceremony at Pune stadium ahead of the Rising Pune Supergiants's match against the mighty Mumbai Indians. The show also witnessed some colourful performance by Marathi folk artists. 

Every city hosting the tournament this year - Hyderabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Mohali, Mumbai, Pune and Rajkot - will host their own ceremony to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the competition.

Here are the highlights: 

#7.04pm

Now, actor Riteish Deshmukh joins the show

#6.59pm

Both skippers are posing for a photo with the coveted IPL 10 trophy

# 6.57pm

RPS captain Steve Smith and MI skipper Rohit Sharma arrive at the ground amid a folk dance performance

# 6.48pm

Singer Shalmali Kholgade lights up the stage with her performance

# 6.43pm

Marathi folk dancers swarm Pune stadium

# 6.41pm

Opening ceremony for the second IPL match RPS vs MI begins with a Marathi folk dace performance

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First Published: Thursday, April 06, 2017 05:46 PM
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