Stars Performing in IPL 5 Opening Ceremoney 2012 on 3rd March

Bollywood stars performing IPL 5 start from 3th April 2012. This event will also feature all nine team captains taking the MCC Spirit of Cricket pledge, which has been on display since the competition’s inception in 2008. In IPL 5 there are many starts participate in this league. Bollywood stars Priyanka Chopra and Salman Khan are set to be a part of the IPL 5 opening ceremony to be held at YMCA College of Physical Education on April 3 2012. The opening ceremony will be start at expected at 7:30 pm,  the venue gates will be thrown open for audience from 5:00 pm. There will be good things, lots of entertainment and cricket for over viewers in Indian IPL 5 2012. The tickets for the star-studded opening night are priced at Rs.1,500/ And needless to say, the organizers are expecting a “full house”.

Stars Performing in IPL 5 Opening Ceremoney 2012

The performer line-up in IPL 5 2012

“Amitabh Bachchan will be opening the night. He will render a poem written by Prasoon Joshi. And Salman Khanwill give the show a fitting finale all performers will bring something unique to the show,” said Joseph.Joshisays it was challenging to pen the verse.”The challenge before me was to write in verse about the spirit of cricket. The poetry captures this spirit and makes a commitment that whatever one may do in life, one would always want to be connected to the game of cricket,” he said.A huge highlight of the ceremony, to be held at the YMCA Grounds in Chennai, is pop icon Katy Perry.

The singer, who tied the knot with now estranged husband Russell Brand, in India in 2010, returns to the country to give her maiden performance at the ceremony. She is set to enthrall the audience with her hits like “Fireworks” and “California Gurls”.

Katy will add a different flavour to the event. She is coming down April 2, but leaving almost in a jiffy after her performance,” said Joseph.

Another highlight will be Big B – he returns to work after two abdominal surgeries earlier this year. The 69-year-old veteran has been home ever since his treatment, and looks forward to step out for the event.

Contrary to recent media reports, Big B is unlikely to dance, clarifies Joseph.

A rare sight would be dancing sensation Prabhu Deva on stage. Other attractions include performances by Bollywood beauties Priyanka and Kareena, whose performances have been choreographed by Shiamak Davar and his team.

Stepping up the fervour will be music maestros Colonial Cousins, who will team up with international percussionist and composer DJ Ravi Drums and a group of talented percussionists known as First Project and local percussionists, d’Frens.

“Whether it is international tracks, the ‘Dhinka chika‘, southern tracks or the dances. The combination from across the country is aimed at entertainment and entertainment,” said Joseph, who says the performers have been chosen on the basis of their profile and passion for cricket.

The fifth edition of IPL will be held during April 4-May 27. With nine teams and 76 games across 12 locations, it promises to be a treat for cricket fans.

The captains of the nine participating teams will also be present at the opening ceremony, where they will take a pledge.

Bollywood stars Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, “Amitabh Bachchan

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