Salman, Katrina to glitz up 7th BPL opening

Sports Correspondent . Dhaka | Update:

Bollywood actor Salman Khan greets actress Katrina Kaif. Photo: AFP

Bollywood superstars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif will entertain their Bangladeshi fans as the sensational pair is scheduled to attend the inaugural event of seventh edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

BPL governing council chairman Sheikh Sohel said Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif will join the inaugural ceremony of the BPL. Also, Indian singers Sonu Nigan and Kailash Kher will attend the programme.

Bangladeshi singers James and Momtaz will be in attendance as well, he added.

Four years back in 2015, Jacqueline Fernandez and Hrithik Roshan illuminated the third edition of the BPL with their glitzy performance. Once again, another pair of Bollywood stars is going to entertain their Dhaka fans.

Bollywood actor Salman Khan (L) greets actress Katrina Kaif during a press conference ahead of the 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Festival, in New York City in 2017. Photo: AFPSohel Sheikh said, “We want to create a vibe through the gala. Do we need anything more if Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are there? We are all set for 8 December programme.”

“Salman-Katrina performs together very rare. We’re trying to make the combination here. Hope that the programme will be a different one," Sohel added.

However, the curtain of the opening ceremony will rise at 5:00pm on the scheduled day as the first match will kick off on 11 December.

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