Top bollywood celebrities like Jacqueline Fernandez, Katrina Kaif and Ranveer Singh are set to perform at the inaugural ceremony of Vivo Indian Premier League 2016 on 8 April in Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. IPL 9 opening ceremony event will also feature rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh who will also entertain fans.
Ferriswheel Entertainment has bagged the rights to stage ceremony on Friday 8 April. In a press release from the company, it is claimed that it will be a great experience for fans to watch performances and event through 360 degree projections and graphics.
“Ferriswheel is all set to put together a mad cricket party which will enliven the spirit of cricket. For the first time ever, India will see a 360 degree experience of seamless graphics and projection and state-of- the-art technology — all in one show,” in a release Ferriswheel Entertainment said.
The glamours event will also see performance from all-girl English pop band TBC which will make it’s first ever appearance in the ceremony for prestigious IPLT20 competition. Ceremony function will be aired live from 19:30 IST on Sony Six, Set Max and Sony ESPN.
There are 8 teams participating in the ninth edition of championship in which Rising Pune Supergiants and Gujarat Lions are the new franchises. Opening match of 2016 IPL is scheduled to play between title reigning champions Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiants at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai from 8:00 PM IST.