Priyanka Chopra sizzles in ISL opening ceremony

In the glittering opening ceremony of the Indian Soccer League, 'Desi Girl' Priyanka Chopra set the stage on fire with a fantastic performance.

By Aparna Mudi | Updated: Oct 12, 2014, 18:55 PM IST
Priyanka Chopra sizzles in ISL opening ceremony

Kolkata: In the glittering opening ceremony of the Indian Soccer League, 'Desi Girl' Priyanka Chopra set the stage on fire with a fantastic performance.

The kick-off for the event started with a cultural ensemble of percussion instruments from across India. Maestros like Taufiq Qureshi, Shivamani joined in other folk artists of the country.

Piggy Chops danced to the hit tunes of her songs 'Tune mari entriya', 'Aaj ki Raat', 'Ram chahe leela', 'Desi Girl' and 'Anjaani anjaani'. The show also had songs performed by the hit music composers Salim-Suleiman.

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Priyanka donned a sizzling blue crop top with matching fitted lowers. After her dance performance the 'Mary Kom' star compered the show welcoming the team owners and introducing the teams to the audience.

The teams who are participating in ISL are co-owned by several Bollywood stars, including Ranbir Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, John Abraham, Abhishek Bachchan and other country legends like Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly.

The opening ceremony was attended by the who's who of the industry including Amitabh Bachchan who came to support his son's team.

With all the glitter, glamour and sporting legends all on the same platform, it seems that ISL would be a great hit. The only thing that remains to be seen is whether it can catch up to the craze of IPL!