The 9th Edition of IPL is here and definitely its opening ceremony was a must watch. IPL 2016 Opening Ceremony started with a heavy dose of song and dance routine and a lot of talk about the Indian Premier League. The ceremony was held at the NSCI-SVP Stadium, Mumbai on Friday, 8 April, 2016.

ICYMI, this is what happened at the star studded IPL Opening Ceremony night.

1. Jacqueline Fernandez Performance: IPL opening ceremonies always promised a lot of glamour and entertainment. Jacqueline set fire to the stage with her shimmery show, that flagged of a night filled with power-pack performances.

Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez enthralled the audience with her moves on the songs of ‘Race 2’ and ‘Roy’ movie.

2. Kings United Performance: The next performance was from Kings United dance group, bronze medal winners of World dance Championship (Hip-Hop).

3. Interaction Session with Sameer Kochhar: There was an exciting interaction session between current and past cricketers who will share their views.

4. Trophy’s First Look: On this IPL ceremony, fans got the chance to see the very first look of IPL 9 Trophy on which each team has their eyes.

5. American Pop Star Chris Brown Performance: One of the major attractions of the night was supposed to be American Pop star Chris Brown who is best known for his hit tracks. It was the first time that Indian audience was to get a chance to see him performing live. But was he there?

6. Katrina Kaif: Katrina Kaif really rocked! 

She danced on her movie tracks Dhoom Machale and Bang Bang.

And her abs got super famous overnight

7. Major Lazer Performance

8. The signing of Pledge: All the 8 captains of difference IPL9 teams were present there to sign the pledge.

9. Dwayne Bravo: West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo performed on Champion song. To see a cricketer performing on the stage was an exciting thing.

10. Yo Yo Honey Singh: He lip synced, but mostly people loved him, like they always do.

11. Ranveer Singh: Bollywood’s most colourful actor Ranveer Singh also took to the stage for IPL Opening Ceremony on the song from his movie Gunday.

He was charming as ever.

*wink wink*

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