Paul Levesque, popularly known as Triple H, arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday amid much pomp and show – as pictures and videos shared by him on social media show. His arrival in the country as WWE’s Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative only added fuel to fire on expected WWE tour of India with the events set to take place in December. Reports have said WWE will host two shows – on December 8 and 9 – at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi.
He shared multiple pictures on his arrival in Mumbai on Tuesday evening with the caption, “Been awhile since I’ve been in India…. immediately remembered why I love it. Thanks for the warm reception @WWEIndia” before sharing another multimedia tweet with his entry at the hotel. He wrote, “Landed in Mumbai and was warmly greeted. A beautiful country with wonderful cultures, excited for my visit. @WWEIndia”.
The two nights of WWE will be RAW-brand house shows featuring Smackdown Live’s Jinder Mahal. Other superstars listed for the shows are Roman Reigns, Finn Balor, and Mahal, Braun Strowman, Alexa Bliss, Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, The Miz, Sasha Banks, and Bayley.
WWE have had an eye on the Indian market for some time now with a specific show in Hindi to cater to a larger audience. The last time WWE was in India was in January 2016 with shows in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Prior to that, WWE had landed in India in 2002 – with the show being branded as “RAW tour of India”. Before WWE heads to India, it is also expected to return to Abu Dhabi in UAE on December 6.