Please find below the press release of CCL-II Curtain Raiser Event that happened in Hyderabad on 19th December
The Celebrity Cricket League Curtain Raiser lived up to the promise of being the most well attended and entertaining event ever in the history of Indian cinema. The evening saw all the six teams dressed in their jerseys raising their team slogans as they walked on the red carpet.The teams were accompanied by there owners as well as the ambassadors.While the crowd along the red carpet cheered for their favourites stars as they walked down the red carpet, people were star struck to see so the glam brigade take the walk.
There was an unending queue of celebrities on the red carpet with the first ones to walk down the red carpet were the hosts of the eve Sonu Nigam and Neha Dhupia. It was later followed by the Bengal Tigers team which was accompanied by their owners Boney Kapoor, Sreedevi and captain Jeet . The evening begin with a Av of the upcoming season as the players recollected last seasons most memorable movements. CCL brand ambassador Shriya Sarans performance on ‘Ringa ringa and Dhinka Chika’ was another highlight of the evening. The first to walk the ramp were the winners of the CCL Season-I ‘Chennai Rhinos’ led by actor Vishal and team owner Mr.Ganga Prasad while CCL directors Mr.Sarath Kumar and Mrs.Radhika Sarath cheered them on. Soon following them were the ‘Kerala Strikers’ owned by Lizzy Priyadarshan and Mr.Shaji. Then it was the turn of the ‘Telugu warriors’ captained by Actor Venkatesh and ‘Karnataka Bulldozers’ captained by Actor Sudeep. The final team was the Mumbai heroes captained by Suniel Shetty and owned by Sohail Khan along with their brand ambassador Genelia
The CCL track song was also unveiled by singer Shaan at the event. Actress Lakshmi Rai ,Raima Sen and Richa Gangopadhyay were the next ones to perform on some of the latest hits.The whole auditorium went into ruptures the moment Mumbai Heroes brand ambassador Salman Khan took to the ramp and entertained the audience in his usual humorous style.And finally it was time for the much awaited CCL calender launch which saw the complete glam brigade with the likes of Charmee, Nidhi Subbaiah ,Andrita Ray, Ria Sen ,Sameera Reddy, Priyamani , Kangana and Genelia walk down the ramp and unviel the calender along with Salman Khan and the captains of the team. The audiences couldn’t have asked for more and the Season-II definitely seems to be getting bigger and better with every passing day. The event was followed by an after party which went on till the wee hours of the day and the owner of Mumbai Heroes also brought in his birthday by cutting the birthday cake as all his teammates cheered for him.