Big B, Aamir, SRK cheer for Abhishek’s Pink Panthers

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar during the pro kabaddi match played between U Mumba and Pink Panthares in Mumbai on Saturday. Photo: PTI   | Photo Credit: PTI

Bollywood celebrities turned up in large numbers to cheer for Abhishek Bachchan’s Kabaddi team on its first match in the Pro Kabbadi League.

Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Farah Khan attended the last evening’s match where Abhishek’s team Jaipur Pink Panthers lost to U Mumba at the NSCI Stadium here. The match was also attended by Abhishek’s mother Jaya Bachchan, wife Aishwarya Rai and sister Shweta Nanda.

“Pro Kabaddi today started .. Jaipur Pink Panthers v U Mumba .. we lost! No sweat! great atmosphere, and great turn out.. Watch,” Amitabh wrote.

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar along with wife Anjali also showed support for the ‘Guru’ star’s team. Reliance ADAG chairman Anil Ambani, who is Bachchans’ family friend, was also seen at the match with wife Tina.

Farah, who is directing Abhishek Bachchan in his upcoming Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Happy New year’, also attended the match. “Thank you Abhishek for inviting us to the Pro Kabaddi opening!! What a fun we had!!” she wrote on Twitter.

Abhishek took to Twitter to congratulate former UTV head Ronnie Screwvala for his team’s win. “Unfortunate loss last night. Thank you all so much for the support. Congratulations to U Mumba and Ronnie Screwvala for a deserved win,” tweeted Abhishek.

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