IPL 2017's extravaganza is ruling the heads of cricket enthusiast in the country and its time for another opening ceremony from a different IPL side. It's Wankhede's turn as the home side Mumbai Indians play its first home match against Kolkata Knight Riders in a doubleheader Sunday.
It is the overall 6th opening ceremony of Indian Premier League after a number of colourful opening ceremonies sizzling the crowd at Hyderabad, Pune, Rajkot, Bengaluru, Indore. Other two remaining ceremonies are scheduled to take place in Kolkata and Delhi.
Bollywood star performers like Disha Patani, Riteish Deshmukh, Amy Jackson, Tiger Shroff, Kriti Sanon and others rocked the ceremonies of IPL 10 and provided a wholesome entertainment to the spectators in the stadium.
Here are the highlights from the Opening Ceremony:
With that, we will also sign-off. Thank you for joining us. Enjoy the match!!!!
And It’s over now, Malaika Arora Khan and Sushant Singh Rajput gave a scintillating performance to entertain the Mumbai crowd present in Wankhede Stadium.
Both the actors are now off stage and they are dancing in ground, that too on Marathi beats.
What a great chemistry from Sushant and Malaika, Mumbai crowd is loving it. Both now performing on 'Rang Barse'
Audiences set for double dhamaal now as Malaika Arora Khan is back on stage now. Both stars performing on 'Badri Ki Dulhaniya'.
Environment getting hotter now with Sushant going topless for his performance. Smoking dance from Sushant.
What a sizzling performance for Malaika Arora Khan stole the show. Sushant is back on stage on with a performance on 'Govinda Ala Re'
Another surprise for all Mumbaikars with Malaika Arora Khan all set to rock the stage. Now she starts her performance on 'Dham Dham Baaje Dhol”.
Sushant starts his performance. First up he is performing a dance on Marathi number 'Jai Ganesha Deva'.
The surprise is over now. Bollywood heartthrob Sushant Singh Rajput will perform here.
Rohit Sharma hands the “True Spirit of Cricket” memento to visiting captain Gautam Gambhir at Wankhede Stadium.
Kolkata Knight Riders Captain Gautam Gambhir coming the the centre with glitz and fervour.
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma enters the ground in style with MI's theme song being played in the background.
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It has finally begun now. Show's host Shibani Dandekar out on stage.
MATCHDAY!!April 9, 2017
Names like Shraddha Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra and Hrithik Roshan are likely to make appearance in the remaining opening ceremonies. Apart from the Bollywood stars adding glitz and glamour to the ceremonies, they include other performances based on the cultural heritage of the franchise of which the venue is the home ground.