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IPL PHOTOS: KKR shine as SRK clan cheer from the stands

By Rediff Sports Desk
Last updated on: April 09, 2015 13:56 IST
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Shah Rukh Khan and son Aryan watch the Indian Premier League, season 8, opening match at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Wednesday

Shah Rukh Khan and son Aryan watch the Indian Premier League, Season 8, opening match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Wednesday. Photograph: BCCI

When Kolkata Knight Riders surpassed the Mumbai Indians' total to register an emphatic seven-wicket win in the opening match of Indian Premier League, Season 8, there was lots of cheering going on in the stands.

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The most animated section of the stadium was the VIP box as KKR’s owner and Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan and his sons increased the decibel at the Eden Gardens by many levels.

Shah Rukh Khan at the Eden Gardens

Shah Rukh Khan prods the Eden Gardens crowd to cheer Kolkata Knight Riders on. Photograph: BCCI

While SRK did his thing by prodding the crowd to cheer the defending champs, his eldest son, Aryan, watched with rapt attention as Gautam Gambhir and his band of boys tore apart the Mumbai Indians' bowling.  

Shah Rukh Khan and a friend play with AbRam

Shah Rukh Khan and a friend play with AbRam. Photograph: BCCI

AbRam, SRK’s youngest son, probably didn’t understand what was happening around, but seemed to enjoy the attention he received from friends in the stands.

Shah Rukh Khan is all smiles as son AbRam plays in the stands

Shah Rukh Khan is all smiles as son AbRam plays in the stands. Photograph: BCCI

The adorable AbRam, who sports the same hairstyle as his iconic dad, played in the stands as SRK enjoyed all the mid-pitch action.

Shah Rukh Khan talks with IPL chief Rajiv Shukla

Shah Rukh Khan speaks with IPL Governing Council chairman Rajiv Shukla. Photograph: BCCI

Shah Rukh Khan was also seen in deep discussion with newly-appointed IPL Governing Council chairman Rajiv Shukla, who is enjoying a second term at the helm.

Shukla had quit the position in 2013, following the IPL spot-fixing scandal.

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