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WPL 2024 Opening Ceremony: From SRK to Shahid Kapoor, celebrities to perform in Bengaluru

WPL 2024 Opening Ceremony: From SRK to Shahid Kapoor, celebrities to perform in Bengaluru

Similar to last year's opening ceremony, Bollywood celebrities will once again open the proceedings at the Women's Premier League.

The second season of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) is set to go underway on February 23 with WPL 2024 Opening Ceremony in Bengaluru. The biggest women’s cricket league in the world is expected to open with a bang. The 2nd edition will go big with Shah Rukh Khan highlighting the show. The glamourous opening ceremony begins at 6:30 PM.

Celebrities to perform in WPL Opening Ceremony

  • Shah Rukh Khan
  • Shahid Kapoor
  • Varun Dhawan
  • Tiger Shroff
  • Kartik Aaryan
  • Sidharth Malhotra

After confirming Karthik Aryan as one of the celebrities who’ll perform at the opening ceremony on February 19, the WPL announced Sidharth Malhotra and Tiger Shroff as the next superstars to join the list on February 20.

Then, on February 21, Varun Dhawan and Shahid Kapoor joined the already-illustrious Bollywood trio. However, the biggest news broke when they announced that Shahrukh Khan will headline the opening ceremony at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.

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Bringing the big stars of Bollywood was possible by TCM Platform. The company is not new to hosting such mega events. They have been successfully conducting IPL Opening and Closing ceremonies. Renowned choreographer Shiamak Davar will be at the helm of orchestrating stunning set of performances. It will serve as a tribute to the teams gearing up to compete in the league.

The Women in Blue have been a true inspiration for millions of young girls aspiring to pursue sports. Through this celebration, we aim to acknowledge the strength and agility of these women players, who have become role models for the nation. We want to celebrate the rigour, passion, and effort that women put into an atmosphere where they strive to outdo themselves as athletes,” Ria Agnihotri, Managing Partner, TCM Platform told InsideSport.

Chanda Singh, Director of TCM Platform and CEO of XP&D, who has been at the helm of curating such mega events said it will be a vibrant tribute to the remarkable women in sports.

Celebrating the unstoppable spirit of women in cricket is one of those things that never fails to amaze me. As we gear up for the WPL 2024 opening ceremony, we’re incredibly excited to salute these phenomenal athletes who’ve shown unwavering dedication and prowess on the field. This event isn’t just about cricket; it’s a vibrant tribute to the relentless pursuit of excellence by these remarkable women in sports,” she said.

WPL 2024 Opening Ceremony Details

Date: Froday, February 23

Timing: 6:30 PM IST onwards

Venue: M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

Streaming and Broadcast: JioCinema and Sports18

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