IPL 2023 Opening Ceremony Highlights: Arijit touching MS Dhoni feet, Jio App crashed, Tamanna, Rashmika perfomance and more
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is one of the most popular and highly anticipated cricket tournaments in the world. Every year, the IPL opening ceremony sets the tone for the entire season, bringing together top Bollywood celebrities, cricketers, and performers on one platform.
Arijit Singh show at IPL 2023 opening ceremony. pic.twitter.com/FQuKHvWUwg— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) March 31, 2023
The IPL 2023 opening ceremony, which took place on Friday, was no exception. It began in grand style at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, with a lineup of performances that left the packed crowd enthralled.
One of the most notable moments of the evening was Mandira Bedi's iconic return to the IPL stage. The famous actor from the 1990s had veered into cricket broadcasting for a few years, but had walked away from it some time ago. Her return to the IPL 2023 opening ceremony was met with much excitement and applause from the crowd, who were thrilled to see her back.
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The opening ceremony featured a host of other notable performances as well. Arijit Singh, arguably one of the best playback singers in the country today, kicked off the evening with some of his best tunes. Tamanna Bhatia followed with some stunning dance moves, while Rashmika Mandanna provided one of the highlights of the evening with her scintillating dance performance.
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The official online streaming app for IPL 2023, Jio Cinema, also faced criticism from fans due to its malfunctioning during the opening ceremony. Many users reported issues such as buffering, which caused frustration among those who had tuned in to watch the event.
Following the conclusion of the IPL 2023 opening ceremony, the team captains, MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya, were invited to the stage to take photographs with the performers. It was during this time that a heartwarming moment unfolded when Arijit Singh was seen touching Dhoni's feet as a sign of respect. This touching gesture was captured in a photograph, which has since gone viral on social media platforms, with fans hailing the singer's humility and admiration for the cricketing legend. The image serves as a reminder of the mutual respect and admiration that people from different fields and backgrounds can have for one another.
Arijit Singh touched MS Dhoni's feet during IPL 2023 opening ceremony. pic.twitter.com/8DeX3mRb9N— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) March 31, 2023
Overall, the IPL 2023 opening ceremony was a huge success, providing fans with a glimpse of the entertainment and excitement that is to come over the course of the tournament.
- PTC PUNJABI