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PHOTOS: SRK returns favour to Deepika, to cheer for RCB

Last updated on: April 4, 2013 17:15 IST

Image: Deepika Padukone cheering for KKR with Shah Rukh Khan
Photographs: BCCI

With actor Deepika Padukone cheering for the Shah Rukh Khan-owned Kolkata Knight Riders in the inaugural match, King Khan has promised to egg on Royal Challengers Bangalore in this IPL season when they are not up against KKR.

Deepika is from Bangalore.

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'I will cheer for RCB along with Deepika'

Photographs: BCCI

"It is really great to have Deepika with us. Yesterday she performed really well in the opening ceremony; after that she agreed to stay back and cheer for KKR.

"So I have decided that in this IPL season, when RCB is not up against KKR, I will cheer for RCB along with Deepika," said an elated Shah Rukh.


Kolkata erupts in joy

Image: Brett Lee celebrates the wicket of Unmukt Chand
Photographs: BCCI

With KKR registering a six wicket-win over Delhi Daredevils in the inaugural match of IPL season six, Kolkata erupted in joy as KKR fans celebrated the victory by dancing in the streets.


'Kolkata has always been kind to KKR'

Image: Shah Rukh Khan with Usha Uthup and Bappi Lahiri
Photographs: BCCI

"It has been really wonderful. Kolkata has always been kind to KKR.

"We are looking forward to carry on from here. We also try to give back ..

"As the city has always been supportive to us, we also try to give back what we are best at, and that is entertainment," SRK said.

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