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IPL 2017 Opening Ceremony From Eden Gardens in Kolkata

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: April 13, 2017, 6:05 PM IST
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So the glittering opening ceremony comes to an end with fireworks. That's it from us then, and we will be back with the live coverage of the match at 8 pm.

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The crowd is going berserk with every move of her and even father Shakti Kapoor is present in the stand cheering her on.

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Shraddha Kapoor is now taking the centre stage and she dancing to super-hit songs from her movies.

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Gauti is now handing over a memento to Maxwell which represents 'the true spirit of the game.'

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Not its time for visiting captain to join the party and Glenn Maxwell is approaching the stage now for Kings XI Punjab.

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KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir is now coming towards the stage on the 'chariot' that we have seen in other venues as well. And for the first time ever, Garmbhir is smiling.

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So here she is! Bollywood singer Monali Thakur is setting the stage on fire. Thakur alongwith the dancers have completely changed the face of Eden Gardens.

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Bengal Folk Artists have lit up the Eden Gardens now with their colorful dance.

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The Shillong Chamber Choir are singing their own rendition of the famous 'Dil Se' by A.R. Rahman. 'Megha Re Megha' from the movie Guru follows.

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And the glittering ceremony begins at the Eden Gardens. Shillong Chamber Choir are the first ones to take center stage in Kolkata.

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Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor and playback singer Monali Thakur will perform ahead of the blockbuster clash between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab.

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Hello and welcome of the live blog of the seventh opening ceremony of the tenth edition of the Indian Premier League. This time, Eden Gardens will play host to a glittering ceremony that will see some of the big Bollywood stars perfroming.

IPL 2017 Opening Ceremony From Eden Gardens in Kolkata

Image credit: BCCI.

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The seventh opening ceremony of Indian Premier League is all set to take place at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor and playback singer Monali Thakur will perform ahead of the blockbuster clash between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab.

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