IPL 2015: Shah Rukh Khan arrives at Eden Gardens to cheer his team KKR

Shah Rukh Khan and the City of Joy, Kolkata are inseparable. Though the superstar missed the Opening Ceremony at the Salt Lake Stadium, he ensured that he would be in the city for the opening game of the tournament between his co-owned side Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at Eden Gardens.

Shah Rukh tweeted, “In my city now… Kolkata. I love it here & hope all of u are the there at the Eden… wish us luck.” He also posted, “Taking so many kids for the KKR match… it’s like I am a class teacher Incharge of Nursery to Higher Secondary.”

His charming presence did help the Kolkata side. Chasing 169 in 20 overs, KKR were well poised at 131 for three in the 16th over.