Discovery Channel will be presenting the riveting story of Indian Premier League Team(IPL) Kolkata Knight Riders’ transformation from a group of struggling players in the early years to their emergence as formidable champion of the league in its new series 'Living with KKR'.
Shah Rukh Khan addresses a press conference on the show 'Living with KKR' in Mumbai . (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)
The four-part series 'Living With KKR' will air from February 24 to 27 on Discovery Channel. (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)
The series will trace the emotional journey of SRK's team from its unsuccessful first three years to its ultimate redemption as IPL champions. (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)
The viewers will witness candid admission by their favourite star Shah Rukh Khan - his worst fears, heart-rending moments and recorded celebrations. (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)
Shah Rukh Khan will talk about the reasons for selecting Kolkata as his team, its arduous climb, the tears from constant defeats, adapting to new format and relationships that didn’t last in the series. (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)
The series will also bring to the fore the unseen role played by co-owners Juhi Chawla and Jay Mehta, the daring new decisions of its CEO Venky Mysore, the immense pressure absorbed by its captain Gautam Gambhir and the passion of the players, coaches and fans. (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)
Shah Rukh Khan, owner of KKR and Bollywood superstar,said, "Kolkata Knight Riders is not just a cricket team of IPL for us. It has been a family since the inception. Each and everyone involved with KKR since the beginning has had a journey worth a mention. I am thrilled to share this journey of tears, sorrow, strength and victory with everyone. On behalf of Juhi, Jay and myself, I would like to thank the different players from all seasons of IPL, the coaches, physicians, the management and everyone else who has been a part of this wonderful team for doing what they have done over the years. I also thank the very loyal fans who have supported us and loved us no matter what. And special thanks to Discovery for getting our story across to the people around the world." (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)