Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Bachchans and Bollywood Khans spotted at Pro Kabaddi League 2014

While cricket is still considered the God of all games in our country, few sports' enthusiasts like Abhishek Bachchan, Ronnie Screwvala and many more have decided to bring in the other lesser known sports like "Kabaddi" into picture by starting a Pro Kabaddi League

Here is a sneak peek of the Bollywood brigade present at the match between Jaipur Pink Panthers and Mumbai team, U Mumba. 

Actor Abhishek Bachchan, and the owner of 'Jaipur Pink Panthers Kabaddi team' with wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and friend Aamir Khan posing for the shutterbugs.

Seen in the pic die hard football enthusiast Abhishek Bachchan now the proud owner of Jaipur Pink Panthers Kabaddi team with wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ronnie Screwvala owner of opponent Mumbai Kabaddi team. 

Actors Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan during Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in Mumbai. 

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with her father and brother. We love this super toned avatar of Aishwarya.

Filmaker Farah Khan too came to support this new sports league. Eagerly waiting for your Happy New Year movie, Farah.

Businessman and owner of Rajasthan Royals T20 team, Raj Kundra made it a point to attend the event.

Founder and Ex-CEO of UTV groups, Ronnie Screwvala now owns Mumbai Kabaddi Team, "U Mumba".

Tina Ambani during Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in Mumbai.

Looks like Abhishek is asking SRK few tips on managing a team.

Other Bollywood and sports stalwarts like - Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar with wife Anjali, Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Tina Ambani and Jaya Bachchan were also present at Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), Mumbai.

Actor Amitabh tweeted that his son's team which Jaipur Pink Panthers lost against Mumbai. But he has no regrets since he thoroughly enjoyed the great atmosphere and good turn out.

Eight franchises - Bengal Warriors, Bengaluru Bulls, Dabang Delhi, Jaipur Pink Panthers, Patna Pirates, Puneri Paltan, Telugu Titans and U Mumba would be competing in the first season of Pro Kabbadi League. Divided into two halves after every 20 minutes, there would be a break of 5 minutes. In a nutshell each game would be completed in 40 minutes wherein each team would play with seven players each. The League begins on 26th July and ends on 31st August with a few days of rest for the teams.

Hope the efforts of  Pro Kabaddi League team opens doors for many more such sporting events in the Country.  

Images Courtesy: IANS.in

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