IPL 2013: Katrina Kaif and other Bollywood stars to perform in opening ceremony

Katrina Kaif has previously performed in the 2009 and 2010 editions of the IPL © Getty Images

Kolkata: Mar 12, 2013

Bollywood stars Katrina Kaif and Priyanka Chopra will perform during the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League VI to held at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on April 2.

The opening ceremony would be organised by the Kolkata Knight Riders owner Shahrukh Khan‘s firm Red Chillies Entertainment, Sports Minister Madan Mitra reporters in Kolkata on Tuesday.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) were the winners of last year’s IPL. They had defeated Chennai Super Kings  (CSK) in the final.

The minister said that there was no problem in allowing the stadium to host the function as there were no matches scheduled before and after the programme.

The Telegraph quoted the co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders Juhi Chawla as saying, “As of last night, its Jennifer Lopez…apart from her, we have our superstars… Deepika (Padukone) and Katrina (Kaif) will also be there.”

(with inputs from PTI)