IPL 6: Sonakshi Sinha, Imran Khan Root For Mumbai Indians


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KOLKATA: Upcoming Bollywood film – Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai 2’s cast – Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha and Imran Khan were spotted in Kolkata at the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils.

The actors sat amongst a sea of cricket lovers at the Eden Gardens, Wednesday to catch the first match of  IPL Season 6.

The entire cast wore a unique T-shirt with ‘Once Upon a Time in IPL’ printed on it, in an effort to promote their upcoming film ‘Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai 2’.

Said Akshay Kumar, “We have just came here because its the beginning…the first day of the IPL. This is a different experience altogether, you will never get it watching a match anywhere.”

The actor was enthralled by the enthusiasm and passion of the people of Kolkata. He said that when it comes to sports, nothing like this is experienced anywhere in the world!

“This is my first time at Eden. I have heard that the crowd here is deafening,” agreed Imran.

Which team was the OUATIM 2 Team rooting for then?

“The teams playing in IPL are Indians. And whenever there is a match, I always say that may the best team win,” says a diplomatic Kumar. Imran and Sonakshi, though were candid, and openly declared they wanted home city team – Mumbai Indians – to take home the gleaming trophy.

‘Once upon a time in Mumbaai Again’ directed by Milan Luthria, is a sequel to the hit ‘Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai’ (2010). The film will release August 8, 2013.