KKR vs MI: Shah Rukh Khan at Eden Gardens but Kolkata’s losing streak continues

first_imgBollywood star Shah Rukh Khan waved and showered flying kisses to fans off the pitch as his team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) battled it out against Mumbai Indians at the Eden Gardens on Saturday.Nearly halfway through KKR’s innings, Shah Rukh – clad in a white kurta and clean shaven – was first flashed on the giant screen with actors Sonu Sood, Sanjay Kapoor and son AbRam.The DJ played popular numbers of his film “Fan” with the title track acting as an indication that the superstar is in the house.This was Shah Rukh’s first visit to the Eden, having previously watched a KKR game from the stands at Rajkot against Gujarat Lions this season. KKR won that match by 10 runs.However, this time it ended in a disappointment as his team lost to Mumbai Indians by 9 runs. Chasing a target of 174, KKR could only manage 164/8 in 20 overs.Despite the defeat, KKR managed to qualify for the playoffs.Shah Rukh has spent ovr 26 years in Bollywood, acting in over over 70 films. He is a six-time Filmfare Award winner for Best Actor.Shah Rukh’s next film is romantic-drama “The Ring” in which SRK is playing the character of a guide.The Imtiaz Ali-directed flick also stars Anushka Sharma.last_img read more