Katy Perry arrives in India for IPL opening!

By Hindustan Times

Pop icon Katy Perry has landed in India for her show at the opening of the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) -- and says she is honoured to be in the country. After taking a flight from Tokyo, she tweeted: "After what felt like longest flight ever I'm finally here! Honoured to play Chennai! This is my first performance in India."

The 27-year-old, set to enthrall the audience with her hits like Fireworks and California Gurls, arrived in Chennai on Monday.

"Almost fell asleep in my curry last night, no joke... Woke up feeling so much better after a fresh meditate... feels appropriate being in India," she tweeted on Tuesday.

This is not the first time the singer is visiting India. She tied the knot with now estranged husband Russell Brand in a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony in Indi