MUMBAI (NEWS): Jennifer Lopez will perform at the opening ceremony of the sixth Indian Premier League (IPL) on April 2.
Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra and Katrina Kaif are the Bollywood divas who will also perform at the opening ceremony at Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata.
Shahrukh Khan and Juhi Chawla, co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders, will host the opening ceremonies.
Though it has not been confirmed whether Lopez is a definite at the sixth IPL inaugural, Juhi Chawla was quoted as saying by a newspaper, “Apart from our superstars Deepika, Katrina and Priyanka, Jennifer Lopez will also perform.’’
About the possibility of Shahrukh also performing, Juhi said, “Ek to ghar ka jo hai, unko to dance karayenge hi (someone who is from home (country) will also perform). Deepika (Padukone) and Katrina (Kaif) will also be there.”
The sixth IPL season will last from April 2 to May 26.
Pepsico is the new sponsor of the IPL this year after the contract with real estate giant DLF expired. Pepsico is reportedly paying Rs 396.8 crore for the five-year contract.
There will nine teams in the IPL this year.