In a bid to add glamour quotient into the ongoing Hockey India League, Bollywood beauties Katrina and 'Rockstar' fame Nargis Fakhri along with famous choreographer Shaimak Davar have been roped in by UP franchise owner, Sahara Adventure Sports Limited, a group company of Sahara India Pariwar, to perform at the opening ceremony.
"Sahara India Pariwar invites all the ticket bearers of 19th January match between Uttar Pradesh Wizards and Delhi Wave Riders to witness the grand, bollywood star-studded opening ceremony at its home ground Dhyan Chand Stadium, Kursi Road at sharp 10:00 am," a release from the organisers said.
"The opening ceremony will be a mélange of hockey and entertainment excellence with high voltage performance by bollywood sensation Ms. Katrina Kaif, Ms. Nargis Fakhri and Shaimak Davar's troupe.
"The ceremony shall have a fanfare by the grand performances of bollywood celebrities. The spectators shall also be mesmerised by a series of special performance by bollywood artists," it added.
The tickets for the ceremony are available at Sahara Ganj, Dhyan Chand Stadium and across all the branches of HCBL Co-Operative Bank Ltd. The hockey fans can also buy tickets online by logging at www.bookmyshow.com. The tickets are priced between Rs. 50/- to Rs. 500/-.
Katrina had earlier performed at the closing ceremony of the Kabaddi World Cup in Ludhiana last month.