ISL opening ceremony 2017 Video Live HD
The famed Indian soccer tournament Indian Super League (ISL) opening ceremony is going to start from November 17 this year. For the first match of the season, the hosts Kerala Blasters are going to take on Atletico de Kolkata, the champions of the last season. This is the first season for the teams Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC. Just like every season this year is also going to start on a grand note with a mega opening event.
The previous year’s ceremony
A look at the previous year’s ceremony will tell you of the scale of the events that you can expect. For the year 2015, which was the second season of the ISL, the game was star-studded. The event took place in Chennai, and it got opened by A R Rahman- the musical maestro. The other notable presences on the stage were the famous movie stars Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Alia Bhatt. The master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and the founding chairperson Mrs.Nita Ambani were also on the stage.
The event only got bigger and better next year. The three top stars in the opening ceremony of next year were Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, and Jacqueline Fernandes. There was a vast supporting performer and artists with them amounting to over 500 people. The event had taken place in Guwahati which is the home ground for the team North-East United team owned by John Abraham.
Time and Date of Opening Ceremony
Initially, the opening ceremony was scheduled to happen at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata- the base of the defending champions Atletico de Kolkata. The organizers now shifted the venue to Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in Kochi. The mega event is going to start at 7:15 PM Indian Standard Time. You will get to see the live streaming of the performance from several of the online platforms. In case you are planning to watch it on TV you can see it on Star Sports in India, Fox Sports 1 in Australia and FoxSoccer2Go in the USA.
The celebrities who will feature this year
This time the scale of the opening ceremony is nothing less than mega. This year two of the top rated stars are going to entertain the audiences. Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are coming this time to promote their upcoming movie Tiger Zinda Hai which is going to release on December 22.
The massive popularity of the two stars is going to turn this event into a gala one, and this is a massive bonus for the audience. The announcement for the beginning of the season will be made by the chairperson of the Indian Super League- Mrs. Nita Ambani. The match between the two leading teams will start soon after the ceremony has concluded.
If you are a football and Bollywood fan, then this is one event of the year that you definitely would not want to miss. So grab your seats at the stadium or home and cheer for your team.
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