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Bollywood’s biggest stars such as Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Anil Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan, will take on Sri Lankan cricketers in a charity cricket match in IIFA.

entertainment Updated: May 23, 2010 12:45 IST
Navdeep Kaur Marwah

Anil Kapoor

Two weeks from now, some of Bollywood’s biggest stars such as Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Anil Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan, will take on Sri Lankan cricket legends such as Muthiah Muralitharan, Sanath Jayasuriya, Kumar Sangakkara and Arvind De Silva in a charity cricket match in Colombo. The sports event is one of the sidelights of the India International Film Academy Awards (IIFA) weekend being held from June 3 to 5.



But Anil Kapoor is hardly worried about facing the seasoned cricketers. “I am a great batsman, and though I haven’t practiced the game for a while, it should not be a problem. I am not scared of facing Muralitharan or anyone else. Even if I am, I will pretend to say,

chal bowl kar

,” says Kapoor.



Kapoor also plans to take his Sonam Kapoor, Abhay Deol starrer home production

Aisha

for a screening to the awards. “I am trying my best to take

Aisha

to IIFA. We are actually racing against time to finish work on it,” says the producer about the film hits theatres on August 6.



Meanwhile, promos of daughter Sonam’s other film,

I Hate Luv Storys

, are already out and the proud daddy says, “I am loving them. Both Sonam and Imran are looking great, Imran in particular looks very impressive.”



He is also very excited about his own upcoming project,

No Problem

, which is directed by Anees Bazmee. “The movie which stars Sanjay Dutt, Akshay Khanna, Sunil Shetty, among others is a true entertainer. I can give you in writing that it will be loved by all,” he signs off.