Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014

Akshay Kumar’s performance to kick off kabaddi league in London

Akshay has teamed up with Ashwini Yardi to produce this daily soap under the banner of 'Grazing Goats', co-owned by Akshay and Yardi. Akshay said his "performance” will be “dedicated” to the kabaddi fans who will come together to cheer the teams.
Indo-Asian News Service | New Delhi | Posted: July 28, 2014 5:53 pm

Bollywood action star Akshay Kumar will perform on the inaugural day of the Wave World Kabaddi League (WWKL), starting Aug 9 in London.

WWKL is the first international kabaddi league coming out of India and the tournament will see eight teams fighting for the trophy.

The 46-year-old will perform on some of the popular title tracks from his films, Aug 9 and Aug 10 at O2 Arena.

Akshay said his “performance” will be “dedicated” to the kabaddi fans who will come together to cheer the teams.

“The League is a step to promote the Indian contemporary sport and bring it closer to the fans of the sport spread across the world,” the actor, who also co-owns one of the teams, Khalsa Warrior, said in a statement.

Some of the top players from across the world will participate in the tournament.

Pargat Singh, commissioner of WWKL, is confident that Akshay’s performance will be a true firebrand opening for the event.

“The dedication being shown by Akshay to promote WWKL is commendable. As a true supporter he is making himself available to us despite his busy schedule to promote kabaddi.

“He is a global star and his fan following is spread across the world. His performance at the inauguration will be a true firebrand opening of the League – we could not have asked for more,” said Singh.

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