The opening ceremony of an event as big as the IPL is expected to be equallu enormous, testimonies to which are performances by English bands, and Bollywood celebrities like Katrina Kaif, Ranveer Singh, Jacquline Fernandez, and Yo Yo Honey Singh.
Chris Brown, the American rapper, Major Lazer, the American dancehall reggae trio, Fuse ODG, the English rapper, and American-Jamaican artist Nailah Thorbourne are scheduled to set the stage on fire this Friday night.
“At IPL we treat the whole city like one scene and we bring everyone out for music, food, and just good energy all around. All of us in Major Lazer are excited to be back in India bringing the carnival to the fans,” the dance group Major Lazer said, as reported by the Press Trust of India.
The 9th edition of the IPL kicks off on April 9 with the defending champions, the Mumbai Indians, taking on one of the two new franchises, the Rising Pune Supergriants, at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
IPL 2016 will get off to a glamorous start it always has. Bollywood will be in attendance along with pop star Chris Brown in the opening ceremony in Mumbai on Friday.
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