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03-26-2012, 04:46 PM #1
Amitabh Bachchan working hard for IPL 5 night
Earlier we reported to our readers that Amitabh Bachchan will host the opening ceremony of the fifth season of Indian Premier League (IPL) in Chennai April 3. The actor, known for his deep, baritone voice, had hosted four seasons of game show “Kaun Banega Crorepati” and also the third season of the reality show “Bigg Boss”.
The 69-year-old, who has taken a break to recover from two abdominal surgeries last month, is working very hard for the event.
"Up at 6 am and in studio to record for opening gala of IPL in Chennai on April 3rd," the actor tweeted Sunday morning.
According to the reports, Amitabh Bachchan will recite a special poem penned by writer-lyricist Prasoon Joshi on the opening night.
"Prasoon Joshi's poetry, Raju Singh's music, Wizcraft's event design, Captains of world cricket and the IPL .. humbled!!," he further posted.
The IPL 5 starts on April 4, a day after the opening ceremony, and the final of the tournament is scheduled to take place on May 27.