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IPL 2017 Opening Ceremony From Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot

Cricketnext Staff | April 7, 2017, 7:02 PM IST

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This is it from the opening ceremony in Rajkot. Hope you enjoyed our coverage and of course the magnificent hip hop from star dancer and actor Tiger Shroff.

It is time for more action from the Gujarat Lions vs Kolkata Knight Riders match. Log on to CricketNext.com for the LIVE coverage. 

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"Aaa raat bhar" is the next one being played and Tiger is at his best. 

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He showing his movies he is famous for. Is he better than Hrithik Roshan? Send us you comments below.

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"Mere Naal tu Whistle Baja" - He became famous from this dancing track from the movie Heropanti. gear up of some moves now. 

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Bollywood start Tiger Shroff makes his entry on a colourful cart. He is carrying a bat. Are you ready for the dance moves?

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Suresh Raina presents a token to KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir which symbolises true spirit of cricket.

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Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir makes entry on a golf cart with the famous KKR anthem is playing in the background. KORBO LORBO JEETBO REY

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"Game Maari Chey" is what playing in the background and the Gujarat Lions captain makes a fabulous entry waving his hand to the Rajkot crowd.

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Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina arrives on a golf cart amidst Gujarat Lions anthem.

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Did you hear the noise?

Some of the spectators are seen dancing on another track - Naccho Saare Jee Phaad Ke. How many of you have heard this song?

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Crowd waving their hands on the dancing track 'Chaar Baj Gye, Party Abhi Baaki Hai". 

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The famous dance track "Dance Basanti" is the second one and the crowd is going berserk.

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The Gujarat singers makes their entry with "Naach Meri Jana" song.

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Singers Sachin-Jigar have hit stage. Rajkot crowd welcomes them with a loud cheer.

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"Raam Chahe Leela Chahe" is the second one by young singer Bhoomi Trivedi. Electric atmosphere at the Rajkot stadium. 

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Bhoomi Trivedi starts with one of the best tracks - Udi Udi Jaaye from the movie RamLeela

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The opening ceremony starts with the traditional DANDIYA dance at the Rajkot stadium.

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The opening ceremony starts with the traditional DANDIYA dance at the Rajkot stadium.

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IPL 2017 Opening Ceremony From Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot

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Bollywood composers Sachin-Jigar will be headlining the opening ceremony of Indian Premier League (IPL) in Rajkot.

Actor Tiger Shroff is also expected to perform at the ceremony.

It was the first in a series of eight opening ceremonies, one in each hosting venue. This is the first time in the IPL's history that the organisers have decided to provide some glamour quotient before the beginning of the first match in all the venues.

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