Chennai, March 28 (): Prabhu Deva will be treating the audience along with Bollywood star Salman Khan at the inaugural function of Indian Première League 5, IPL 5 2012.
The grand opening ceremony of IPL 5 2012 is planned to be held on April 3 at Chennai’s YMCA College of Physical Education, which will begin at 7:30 pm.
This year the opening ceremony of the IPL 5 will be a grand spectacle with the biggest stars performing for the fans. The crowd will witness performances from a mix of top Indian and International stars.
American singer Katy Perry, Bollywood biggies Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Amitabh Bachchan, along with southern superstar Prabhu Deva will be delivering power-packed acts at the event.
Prabhu Deva is a choreographer-turned-director. His dance will be the grand finale of the show. Salman Khan will be performing with him. Reports say that Priyanka Chopra will also be performing with them.
Prabhu Deva is practising his moves and will be dancing for some of the biggest hits in his career. According to reports, Prabhu Deva will be dancing for the popular Tamil tracks like ‘Urvashi…’, ‘Muqqabula…’ etc.
Prabhu Deva is expected to dance with Salman Khan for a popular number from their earlier Bollywood movie Wanted. However, due to time limit, he can only be seen on stage for eight minutes.
The prime attraction of the event is that International singer Katy Perry will be performing at the opening night. The other big names to make their presence for the glittering evening are: Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Amitabh Bachchan, and other southern stars.
All 9 team captains will take the MCC Spirit of Cricket pledge in this tournament. It has been on display since the competition’s started in 2008.
The IPL 5 2012 will be held from 4 April to 27 May and will feature 76 games across 12 venues. The tournament offers $2 million as prize money to the winning team and $1.5 million to the runners-up, making it one of the world’s most lucrative sporting leagues.