Indian Premier League 7 is all set to start today but the stage was already set on fire on Tuesday night when Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan and charming Deepika Padukone entertain the guests at the IPL gala dinner at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi.
King Khan was as usual full energetic as he shared the stage with some of the cricketing super stars like M.S. Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Shane Watson and legendary Sunil Gavaskar. "What a wonderful city Abu Dhabi is. I need to thank them for hosting us and being so warm and gracious," asserted SRK during the event.
Meanwhile, beautiful Deepika Padukone enthralled all the sports persons and dignitaries present there with some splendid dance performances on her latest hits songs from Ram Leela and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.
Later, Shahrukh who also owns a IPL team made a post on Twitter and expressed gratitude to the players who shared space on the stage with him. "Big thanks to Shane, Virat and Dhoni for being so sporting on stage. Great sportsman and even greater sporting spirit. Thanks Abu Dhabi and IPL," tweeted SRK.
Here are a few snap shots in which IPL players are seen equally filmy while sharing stage with the King Khan.
SRK with Shane Watson
Shahrukh Khan chatting with Shane Watson while the cricketer holds the mike with a guitar.
SRK with Virat Kohli
King Khan sharing the stage with Virat Kohli.
SRK with MS Dhoni
Shahrukh and Dhoni engaged in a candid conversation on the stage.
Rohit Sharma with Sunil Gavaskar
Rohit Sharma receiving a prize with Sunil Gavaskar standing beside him.
SRK and The Team In A Frame
SRK sharing a common frame with the sports stars and celebrities.