IPL 6 opening ceremony

Apr 03, 2013, 16:48 PM IST
The sixth edition of the Indian Premier League - IPL - kicked off in style April 2, 2013. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments
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The sixth edition of the Indian Premier League - IPL - kicked off in style April 2, 2013. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

The Brand Ambassador of West Bengal, Shah Rukh Khan, sings along with renowned singers Usha Uthup and Bappi Lahiri. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments
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The Brand Ambassador of West Bengal, Shah Rukh Khan, sings along with renowned singers Usha Uthup and Bappi Lahiri. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

Usha Uthup, Shah Rukh Khan and Bappi Lahiri made the audience groove to the beats of their song! Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments
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Usha Uthup, Shah Rukh Khan and Bappi Lahiri made the audience groove to the beats of their song! Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

Shah Rukh Khan shares a quick chat with the Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments
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Shah Rukh Khan shares a quick chat with the Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

King Khan performed some of his most famous numbers at the IPL 6 Opening Ceremony. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments
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King Khan performed some of his most famous numbers at the IPL 6 Opening Ceremony. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

Shah Rukh Khan's Kolkata Knight Riders had won the last IPL. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments
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Shah Rukh Khan's Kolkata Knight Riders had won the last IPL. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

SRK treated his fans and the audience to an electrifying performance. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments
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SRK treated his fans and the audience to an electrifying performance. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

The arena where Cricket meets Bollywood - IPL - had ample share of fun and festivities in its opening act. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments
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The arena where Cricket meets Bollywood - IPL - had ample share of fun and festivities in its opening act. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

And the cricketers are here! Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli and Kumar Sangakkara enjoy the performances. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments
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And the cricketers are here! Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli and Kumar Sangakkara enjoy the performances. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

International rapper Pitbull takes the level of entertainment a notch higher with his music. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments
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International rapper Pitbull takes the level of entertainment a notch higher with his music. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

Pitbull crooned to the number
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Pitbull crooned to the number "I'm sexy and I know it". Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

The excitement on the audiences' part was palpable during Pitbull's stage performance. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments
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The excitement on the audiences' part was palpable during Pitbull's stage performance. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

MS Dhoni sitting in a serious mood. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments
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MS Dhoni sitting in a serious mood. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

'Didi' aka Mamta Bannejee, quite surprisingly, did not address the gathering at the opening ceremony. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments
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'Didi' aka Mamta Bannejee, quite surprisingly, did not address the gathering at the opening ceremony. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

King Khan with his ladies - Deepika and Katrina. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments
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King Khan with his ladies - Deepika and Katrina. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

Katrina danced to her popular numbers like
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Katrina danced to her popular numbers like "Chikni chameli", "Sheila ki Jawani", "Mashallah". Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

That's Katrina shaking her flat belly to the beats of
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That's Katrina shaking her flat belly to the beats of "Mashallah". Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

She is prettily dressed for the dance act in orange harem pants and a black blouse. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments
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She is prettily dressed for the dance act in orange harem pants and a black blouse. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments

That lady being flown away by several hot air balloons was part of the opening act of the event. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments
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That lady being flown away by several hot air balloons was part of the opening act of the event. Image courtesy: Ravi Shanker Tulsan/Red Chillies Entertainments