This year’s grand finale of Indian Premier League will have something extra for all the cricket fans as the renowned on-screen couple of Bollywood, Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are going to host a crucial segment of the final showdown at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Sunday, May 12. It will be a treat for both cricket and Bollywood fans to watch such magnanimous personalities hosting the final battle.
The Bollywood stars will be seen live at a studio instead of the stadium due to some security issues. The duo of Salman and Katrina will host a special segment along with the new promotional strategy designed by their producers Atul Agnihotri and Nikhil Namit of Movie Bharat. Notably, this would be the first-ever time in IPL history when Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif will come together to host the final segment.
In order to make his film more popular among fans, Salman Khan will use the IPL platform and also shot for the special advertisement which will be aired on Star Sports network over the weekend.
Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians have already booked their spot in the IPL 2019 finals while their opponents are yet to be decided. The final play-off round between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals will decide the name of the second team to reach the finals. Defending Champions led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni will take on Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Capitals at ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium on Friday.
The final match of IPL has always witnessed the maximum eyeballs and this year also the stadium with the capacity of 39,000 spectators will be full-packed as all the tickets under the denomination of Rs Rs 1000, Rs 1500, Rs 2000, Rs 2500, Rs 5000, Rs 10000, Rs 12,500, Rs 15,000, Rs 22,500 have been sold off. The final match tickets vanished in just 120 seconds after the BCCI put them on sale.
On the Bollywood front, Salman Khan starrer film Bharat is set to hit the theaters on 5 June, 2019. The film directed by Ali Abbas Zafar also features many talented actors like Katrina Kaif, Disha Patni, Sonali Kulkarni, Tabu, and Jackie Shroff in key roles. Salman’s look in this film has already mesmerized his fans before the release of the film.