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IPL’s star supporters

india Updated: Apr 02, 2010 02:15 IST
Neha Sharma
Neha Sharma
Hindustan Times
Kangna Ranaut

Three Bollywood stars own IPL teams, some tried to buy a team, and others admit they would love to own one. Bollywood loves IPL and industrywallahs are cheering for their favourite teams. We tell you which B’town stars are pitching for which IPL team.

Deepika Padukone is rooting for Vijay Mallya’s Royal Challengers. Clad in the team T-shirt, the actress has been spotted cheering them with the liquor baron’s son Siddharth Mallya. Katrina Kaif has been spotted at matches in the team’s jersey. “I’ll continue to cheer for Royal Challengers,” she says.

Kangna Ranaut and Priyanka Chopra were seen cheering for the Kolkata Knight Riders in Kolkata. “I find myself praying hard for Shah Rukh’s team,” she says. SRK has more support in Kareena, whose beau Saif Ali Khan supports Mumbai Indians like a proud Mumbaikar. “I am friends with Shah Rukh, so I support KKR,” says Kareena. Mugdha Godse and Sanjay Dutt too back Mumbai Indians.

Salman Khan is cheering for Kings XI. “I’m with Preity’s team, but I haven’t watched any of their matches,” says Salman. Ameesha Patel and Manyata Dutt are friends with Shilpa Shetty and the trio is often spotted cheering for the Rajasthan Royals. Sushmita Sen says, “I’m supporting the Deccan Chargers because I was born in Hyderabad.”