The opening ceremony of the Indian Premiere League 2017 is slated to be held tonight at Hyderabad. The tournament, which marks the 10th edition of the IPL will have 56 matches starting from Wednesday till May 21 2017. The opening match will be played between IPL 2016 champions Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
The organisers have planned 8 opening ceremonies before each city takes off with their first home match.
South actress Amy Jackson will be performing at the opening ceremony tonight at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. Reportedly, she will be dancing to popular Bollywood hits Lets Nacho, Gar Gayi Chull, Tamma Tamma and Kaala Chasma. Sources suggest that Amy has been paid a big bomb for her performance in the opening ceremony. The 2.0 actress is is one of the highest paid actresses in the south film industry.
“Amy is set to perform and we will also have other regional faces. Apart from that, we could also have a laser show as also we will have the official digital signing of the eight captains and bringing the trophy back into play for this season. We will have a kick-ass performance from Tiger Shroff on April 7 in Rajkot. Shraddha Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra are also expected to perform", an official statement on behalf of the Hyderabad Cricket Association said.