ISL-2 kicks off with star-studded opening ceremony

The second edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) got off to a glittering start on Saturday night (October 3) in Chennai. Aishwarya’s husband and Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan is the co-owner of Chennaiyin FC and it is expected that the duo would be at hand to suport the team. Big B shared a couple of priceless moments from the event on the social media and wrote, “Back from the opening event of the ISL football championship”.


Here are the top 10 photos from the opening ceremony of the ISL. “Chennain FC our team played AT Kolkata and lost 2-3.good game, great company. and pray that we improve in the days to come.”

Even as the handsome Aishwarya sparkled by dancing to her hit numbers such as Dola Re Dola, Dhoom Dhoom, the highlight of the evening was music maestro Rahman performing the national anthem at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here.

While the players toiled for 90 minutes on the field, there was entertainment prior to the kick-off as Bollywood stars Alia Bhatt and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan enthralled the audience with a few scintillating performances during the programme hosted by another film star, Arjun Kapoor. “Not a big deal really just hanging with the COOLEST people in India!”

South superstar Rajinikanth presents the match ball to Nita Ambani, while Aishwarya, Alia and Arjun look on.

Amitabh Bachchan applauds as the ISL opening ceremony gets to a fever pitch level. His wife Nita is the driving force behind the ISL.


Amitabh Bachchan couldn’t stop clapping as his daughter-in-law performed.

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