Katrina Kaif, Priyanka Chopra to perform in IPL opening ceremony on April 2

Updated: 12 March 2013 21:42 IST

Stars like Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta and Akon have performed at the opening of the cash-rich Indian Premier League in the past.

Kolkata:

Bollywood stars Katrina Kaif and Priyanka Chopra will perform during the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League VI to held at the Salt Lake Stadium here on April 2.

The opening ceremony would be organised by the Kolkata Knight Riders owner Shah Rukh Khan's firm Red Chillies Entertainment, Sports Minister Madan Mitra told reporters in Kolkata on Tuesday.

KKR were the winners of last year's IPL. They had defeated Chennai Super Kings in the final.

The minister said that there was no problem in allowing the stadium to host the function as there were no matches scheduled before and after the programme.

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