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IPL 2018 Opening Ceremony in Mumbai: Bollywood stars steal show with glittering performances

IPL 2018 Opening Ceremony was held in Mumbai before the first IPL game between MI vs CSK.

IPL 2018 opening ceremony

IPL 2018 opening ceremony: The 11th edition of the Indian Premier League was officially declared open by IPL Commissioner Rajeev Shukla. Alongwith Shukla were BCCI acting President CK Khanna, CoA members Diana Edulji and Vinod Rai and BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary. The declaration was followed by performances from Varun Dhawan, Tamanna Bhatia, Prabhu Deva, Jacqueline Fernandez, Mika Singh and Hrithik Roshan. The opening ceremony was concluded with home captain Rohit Sharma bringing out the IPL trophy that he and the Mumbai Indians won last season and thanking the crowd for turning up in the thousands. (Source: IPL)

IPL 2018 opening ceremony

IPL 2018 opening ceremony: The 11th edition of the Indian Premier League was officially declared open by IPL Commissioner Rajeev Shukla. Alongwith Shukla were BCCI acting President CK Khanna, CoA members Diana Edulji and Vinod Rai and BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary. (Source: IPL)

IPL 2018 opening ceremony

IPL 2018 opening ceremony: Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan began the opening ceremony with some great moves at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium. (Source: IPL)

IPL 2018 opening ceremony

IPL 2018 opening ceremony: Varun Dhawan's performance was followed by a brilliant one from dance maestro Prabhu Deva. (Source: IPL)

IPL 2018 opening ceremony

IPL 2018 opening ceremony: Later both Prabhu Deva and Varun Dhawan performed together. (Source: IPL)

IPL 2018 opening ceremony

IPL 2018 opening ceremony: Bollywood diva Tamannaah Bhatia showed some of scintillating dance moves. (Source: IPL)

IPL 2018 opening ceremony

IPL 2018 opening ceremony: After Tamannaah Bhatia's performance, singer Mika took the stage and he entertained the Wankhede crowd with some of his popular songs. (Source: IPL)

IPL 2018 opening ceremony

IPL 2018 opening ceremony: The spectators witnessed a power-packed performance from Hrithik Roshan before the ceremony was concluded and the toss took place. (Source: IPL)