Mumbai,26 Apr:Hrithik delicious Roshan to be the face and the body for Mumbai Indians, Akshay daredevil Kumar to cheer for Delhi daredevils, If SRK plans to raise the temperature and SHOT -1, TAKE – 1, BOWLED: SRK with his top brass and Priety flaunting her corporate connections, at a human auction. Looks like a scene from one of their movies, Right? Wrong, we are talking about not so recently formed NEXUS, but cemented recently by a bond called IPL.
SHOT-2, TAKE- 3, LBW: Hrithik delicious Roshan to be the face and the body for Mumbai Indians, Akshay daredevil Kumar to cheer for Delhi daredevils, if SRK plans to raise the temperature and…… the X factor for team Kolkata by showcasing the S quotient of Bangla beauties ( read Rani & Bipasha) then how can the style czar Vijay Mallya remain in the state of trance for perpetuity . So to douse off the fire generated by SRK’s Angeles’, Mallaya the maverick wants to put testosterone of millions of Indians on test by teasing and treating them with the astounding magnificence of reigning industry sirens Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone.
SHOT-3, TAKE-5, CAUGHT & BOWLED: Picture abhi baaki hai bhai. If the first take was a teaser and the second one the promo, well then wait with the baited breath for the complete filum. At the beginning of every match, you may find a certain Ms. Sherawat giving altogether a new meaning to hip-hop movement, or a thunderous thigh Ms. Reddy, taking you to a new high… If that is not enough, wait for a match break where some Dhupia or Sawant would force you to raise your grunt.
No prizes for guessing, what direction we are heading in? We the people of India have always liked to see Bollywood stardust sprinkled on cricket ground and more so on Cricketers. So far this association and liasioning of the 2 most uniting glue was restricted to off field and in-house activities. Every now and then, one could read in gossip columns about a starlet dating a cricketer or a cricketer dumping a wannabee for some new chick on the block. And the best so far, one most promising debutante, leaving two super studs of cricketing world in limbo, tch… pyar tune kya kiya? Ok, so far so good, these little, tiny love affairs (?) would always keep TV channels and yellow (or should we say Blue) journalists in business, but the IPL business has elevated the level of polity, economics and romance involved in the Relationship to a new platform.
Yesterday, it was an infatuation between a dreamy girl and a prince, and today, it’s flirtatious advances of a Bollywood Badshah to lure the best cricketing samurais and rake off magnitude of cricket mazuma. The affair between the two is getting more ardent and amorous, coz its about passion, passion for green bills. Definitely Love is in the air, but in form of a sixer, out of boundary. PDAs have replaced grease paint and your screen gods are donning the role of Spin docs, always at work, working on who could spin more money, a spinner or a pacer.
Ok, fine, some of them own teams on the lines of EPL and NBA and may capitalize on their star power and performance of their fighting tigers, but what about the other superheroes,neighbour’s envy and owner’s pride! No, tune up yourself with the latest: Hrithik Krish Roshan is charging a bomb for appearing in the promo kit of Mumbai Indians team, and for the uninitiated he’s being provided with the personal chopper service of Mr. Mukesh Ambani to hop over from Bandra To karjat, just to shoot for the promotional video. Akshay action Kumar has been roped in as an ambassador of Delhi daredevils’ team for a sum unknown to us poor lings.
One thing is for sure, that this entire hullabaloos shrouding our lives for last quarter of a year, proves and reconfirms our believe that SRK, Priety, Hrithik, Akki and ilk are definitely paanchvi paas se tez. Love cricket,cric-o-dollor but cricketers. Think, if a Hindi news channel wanted to summarize the new love equations developed between the Bollywood and the IPL, what name would they have coined? Inhe(stars) Paise (se) Love.Jai Bollywood, hail IPL.