A source reveals, “This will mark Farah’s first association with cricket. She will shoot 30-second advertisements for the IPL, in which she will teach the crowd how to cheer every time someone hits a six or a four. She will choreograph these steps herself and the ads will be aired during each break during the IPL.”
Explaining why Farah was selected over Prabhudheva, the source explains, “They are both excellent dancers, but Farah was chosen because she will have a greater impact on the audience. Once everything is finalised, an official announcement will be made.”
The source also clarifies that her selection has nothing to do with supporting any of the teams competing in the IPL. “She has friends who own teams, but as part of this deal, she will only promote the tournament,” says the insider.
When contacted, Farah only said, “I’m not in a position to comment on this subject.”