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PKL-5 begins with Akshay's rendition of tiol Anthem

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  29 July 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Hyderabad, July 28 : Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar sang the tiol Anthem, as the fifth edition of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) began at an almost filled Gachibowli Indoor Stadium here on Friday.
Also adding glitz and glamour to the event were "Baahubali" fame Ra Dagubatti and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, among others.
Tendulkar, who was here as a co-owner of the new outfit Tamil Thalaivas, entered the are waving to the crowd who were chanting "Sachin, Sachin".
He said: "I am very excited. I was always a fan of kabaddi but never thought about being a co-owner of a franchise (in this league)."
"All of us played kabaddi during our school days. In the first edition in Mumbai, I witnessed the agility and dymism required in the sport. A lot of hardwork goes in it. I am excited to be here."
Among other entertainment persolities present were southern popular superstars Chiranjeevi and Allu Arjun.
Badminton stars P.V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, B. Sai Praneeth, and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt and their coach Pullela Gopichand were also present at the event.
India's women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj was also present at the event. IANS

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