Glittery start to million-dollar league: Bollywood, Chris Brown, Major Lazer take centrestage in IPL 2016 opening ceremony

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Bollywood stars Katrina Kaif and Ranveer Singh (middle) following their performances in the IPL opening ceremony. Firstpost/Sachin Gokhale

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Actor Ranveer Singh arrives for the IPL opening ceremony. Firstpost/Sachin Gokhale

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From left to right: Delhi Daredevils player Albie Morkel, BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur and actor Bhagyashree with her son. Firstpost/Sachin Gokhale

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From left to right: Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner, former Indian cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar (middle). Firstpost/Sachin Gokhale

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From left to right: West Indian cricketer Dwayne Bravo with singer Ankit Tiwari, actor Sanjay Dutt with wife Manyata. Firstpost/Sachin Gokhale

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From left to right: MS Dhoni's wife Sakshi, Rising Pune Supergiants cricketer Irfan Pathan (right) with wife Safa Baig. Source: Solaris

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From left to right: Kings XI Punjab co-owner Preity Zinta, Mumbai Indians cricketer Harbhajan Singh (right) with wife Geeta Basra. Source: Solaris

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From left to right: Ricky Ponting, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Jonty Rhodes and Jasprit Bumrah. Source: Solaris

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From left to right: Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli, Mumbai Indians cricketer Kieron Pollard, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma. Source: Solaris