Kolkata: Besides enthusiastic fans from the eastern metropolis, who made a beeline for the Indian Premier League (IPL) opening ceremony, people – mostly youths – from all over the country turned up at the decked-up Salt Lake stadium here Tuesday.
The fans poured in from New Delhi, Mumbai and even Chandigarh.
Shah Rukh (Khan), Katrina (Kaif), Deepika Padukone, and Pitbull – made a heady combination.
Wednesday’s tournament opener will be between Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Ride
College goers and youngsters were a majority in the crowd, mostly hep and frenzied.
The scene outside the stadium was all colourful and noisy with horns blaring and balloons and KKR flags all flying around. Girls in trendy clothes could be seen rooting for SRK.
Flags and head bands were selling like hot cakes.