Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan is not just a film actor but a celebrity with an international appeal. The charming man is omnipresent- on TV, at various social get-togethers, at sporting events and last but the not the least on the silver screen.
/2013/2/25/srk-1.jpgSRK made his presence felt at the opening ceremony of University Cricket Championship 2013 at Cricket Club Of India in Mumbai. Expressing what he feels about his association with the brand, he said, “I am very happy to be associated with University Cricket Championship. Initiatives like UCC promise a brighter future for the young and aspiring sportsman of our country. I hope that more initiatives like this are taken to broaden the scope of sports in India. I wish lots of luck to the eight teams participating in UCC.”
/2013/2/25/srk-2.jpgThe actor who owns Indian Premiere League team Kolkata Knight Riders also urged Indian parents to encourage their children to take up sports.
/2013/2/25/srk-3.jpg"I am a big speaker of sports as a commercial success. Parents should know that it can be a salary job. Your kids will be very proud of you. I am passionate about sports be it cricket, hockey, football or badminton and platforms like this give me as a sports enthusiast a hope for a brighter future in sports of all kinds in India," he added.