The 9th season of Indian Premier League will start on 8th April, with the IPL 2016 Opening Ceremony starring celebrities like Ranveer Singh, Jacqueline Fernandes, Katrina Kaif and Honey Singh all set to dazzle the stage, the two-hour long opening ceremony promises to be an absolute cracker.
As IPL is coming closer the talk about this big tournament also increases as it is one of the best domestic tournaments in the world. Players from all around the world play in this tournament united with each other to win matches for their respective teams and it is also a very big platform for the young players who are looking for a chance to play for their country. The atmosphere in the IPL matches is always electrifying as compared to other domestic tournaments.
The tournament starts on Saturday evening with champions Mumbai Indians taking on debutants Rising Pune Supergiants at the Wankhede Stadium.
Bollywood has been an integral part of IPL. With celebrities like Ranveer Singh, Jacqueline Fernandes, Katrina Kaif and Honey Singh all set to dazzle the stage, the two-hour long opening ceremony promises to be an absolute cracker.
American singer Chris Brown will be joined by American electronic music group Major Lazer and Bollywood superstars on Friday. Among the Indian artistes, the list includes Ranveer Singh, Katrina Kaif and Jacqueline Fernandez, along with rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh.
Brown expressed his delight after he was given an opportunity to perform in the opening ceremony of the IPL 2016. An official statement released by Brown’s team read: “We are very excited to perform in India for the very first time… Looking forward to a crazy night of mayhem and meeting all my beautiful people in India.”
Major Lazer took to the social networking site to confirm their participation for the opening ceremony. They tweeted: “Major Lazer Returns For 1 Night Only At The @Ipl Opening Ceremony!!”
List of celebrities performing in the IPL 2016 opening ceremony:
1. Chris Brown
2. Major Lazer
3. Ranveer Singh
4. Katrina Kaif
5. Jacqueline Fernandez
6. Yo Yo Honey Singh
IPL 2016 Opening Ceremony Schedule:
Date and Day: 8 April, Friday
Time: 3pm BST/7:30pm IST
Venue: The Dome @ NSCI-SVP Stadium, Mumbai
Live Streaming Information: Hotstar app