Pro Kabaddi 2016 kicks off with starry opening ceremony

After the rendition of the National Anthem by Aamir Khan, the special programme was followed by some entertainment provided by South star Rana Rana Duggabatti.

By: PTI | Visakhapatnam | Published:January 31, 2016 2:40 pm
Pro Kabaddi, Pro Kabaddi updates, Amir Khan, National Anthem, Amir attire, kabaddi news, Kabaddi Bollywood star Aamir Khan led an emotional touch to the celebration through a patriotic rendition of the National Anthem. (Source:PKL)

Sports Pro Kabaddi League kicked off on Saturday with Bollywood star Aamir Khan lending an emotional touch to the celebration through a patriotic rendition of the National Anthem.

The Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium at Visakhapatnam wore a festive mood with the fans going berserk after Aamir, attired in a spotless white dhoti and Nehru jacket, stepped into the playing arena.

The suave and thinking actor was seated next to Tollywood superstar Duggabatti, and both were seen involved in an animated discussion on Kabaddi.

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu was introduced to the U Mumba and Telugu Titans players, ahead of the opening match of season three.

Aamir and Naidu then sat next to each other and enjoyed the proceedings.

After the rendition of the National Anthem by Aamir, the special programme was followed by some entertainment provided by South star Rana Rana Duggabatti.

V Company, a group of 30 talented dancers who won the dance reality show Dance Plus, also displayed their talent to much excitement of the fans.

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