Venkatesh, Salman Khan, Surya & Sudeep to play in CCL Curtain Raiser
The scene is set to raise the curtain on the most anticipated entertainment event of the year: the Celebrity Cricket League ( CCL) – an idea to combine the two religions in India – Cricket and Cinema. One sensational mixture of entertainment awaits the audience.
For the first time in India, CCL create that platform where the film fraternities from South and Bollywood will battle each other for the coveted top spot a La the cricket way. The explosive multi-starrer action entertainer will take off from the first week of June 2011. The first season of CCL will comprise of Four teams – Bollywood, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada film industries – playing Six League Matches and One Explosive Final.
While the Bollywood team Mumbai, Heroes will be led by Sunil Shetty with Salman Khan as Icon Player, the Kannada Team will be led by Sudeep, Tamil Team by Surya and Telugu Team by the uber-cool Victory Venkatesh.
As Curtain Raiser for mega event, Bollywood XI and South Superstars XI will clash in a day and night encounter at ACA VDCA cricket stadium in Vizag on March 5th.
The likes of Salman Khan, Suneil Shetty, Riteish Deshmukh, Sonu Sood representing Mumbai Heroes will battle for honours with our gung-ho South XI comprising of Venkatesh, Surya, Sudeep while gorgeous divas Sonakshi Sinha, Shriya Sharan, Genelia, Priyamani, Charmee, Taapsee, Samantha, Andrita and Ragini will cheer their teams to add glam quotient. Unlike the regular white or red balls will be used for the game to pep-up the proceedings.
Get for the biggest entertainer ever in the history of Indian cricket and Cinema. Watch the biggest cinema superstars of India slug it out for supremacy on the cricket field.
Directors in Celebrity Cricket League are Sreenivasulu Moorthy, Triumal Reddy, Vishnu Vardhan Induri and Radhika Sharat Kumar.
Team South Superstars:
Sudeep (Vice Captain)
Team Ambassadors: Shriya Sharan, Priyamani, Charmee, Tapsee, Samantha, Andrita, Raagini
Team Mumbai Heroes
Team ambassadors: Genelia D’ souza, sonakshi Sinha