IPL 2018 set for star-studded opening ceremony

MUMBAI: The stage is set for the opening event of the 2018 edition of the VIVO IPL to get underway, before the first league match between Chennai Super Kings and defending Champions Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium here.

The opening night, which is scheduled to start at 06:15 PM IST on Saturday, will see performances by Hindi film stars Hrithik Roshan, Varun Dhawan and director, dance choreographer and actor Prabhu Deva.

To add to it the stage will also play host to a musical performance rendered by Mika Singh who will be singing his latest chartbusters. Also, Hindi film actresses Jacqueline Fernandez and Tamannaah Bhatia will deliver dance performances alongside more than a hundred supporting artists.