Yesterday, on May 10, the entire nation watched their favourite WWE star wrestlers the Big E and Kofi Kingston during the Indian Premier League (IPL) talk show Extra innings T20. And just a day after, Bollywood’s megastar Amitabh Bachchan arrived in the show along with director of Sarkar 3, Ram Gopal Varma.
The show was hosted by anchor and actor Sameer Kochhar while veteran Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar and former Indian spin bowler Murali Karthik were also present at the talk show. The duo of Amitabh Bachchan and Ram Gopal Varma came to promote their new film Sarkar 3 which is going to hit the theatres on May 11.
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During the chit-chat session, Amitabh shared his love towards the game of cricket and other sport. He stated that his favourite team from this tournament is Mumbai Indians which he has been supporting for years. It was not the first time that Sr Bachchan was seen in IPL. In the 8th season of IPL, back in 2015, Amitabh Bachchan came with Deepika Padukone in one of the games to promote their film Piku, directed by Shoojit Sircar.
But for the director, it was for the first time to appear in a cricket-based chat show.
Directed by Ram Gopal Varma, Sarkar 3 is the sequel of his previous directorial works Sarkar and Sarkar Raj. Apart from Sr. Bachchan in the lead, the third installment of the series has a long list of stars featuring including Manoj Bajpayee, Raj Kumar Rao, Yami Gautam, Jackie Shroff, Ronit Roy and Amit Sadh who is playing the character of Sarkar’s grandson and son of Vishnu (Kay Kay Menon) who was killed in the first movie. The movie is going to release on May 12.
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