At the opening game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) tonight (on April 3), Shah Rukh Khan will be seen cheering for his team, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders, against Delhi Daredevils, in Kolkata. However, he won’t be the only Bollywood star there. Akshay Kumar has also found a way to get his finger in the promotion pie.
In HT Café’s story on April 2, it was reported that Shah Rukh had apparently using his influence to prevent the promotion of the Akshay-starrer Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai 2 (OUATIM 2) at the IPL. The reason, cited by a reliable source, was that OUATIM 2 will compete with the SRK-starrer Chennai Express at the box office as both the films release around Eid in August this year. And though Akshay was nowher