Ameesha Patel is the new Bollywood actress to join the IPL
bandwagon after actresses Preity Zinta and Shilpa Shetty. Ameesha
is expected to form a team for IPL along with business partner
Speaking to a source, Ameesha confessed that she thoroughly
enjoyed watching cricket and even cheered the Indian team at the
World Cup. When asked about her interest in the IPL, beaming
Ameesha replied “Yes, IPL is high on cards. I am in talks with
couple of people to form a team as a co-owner and brand
In a grand celebration organised by the American Indian
Association, Los Angeles on August 15 2011, Ameesha Patel has been
conferred the title of Grand Marshal. Nearly 1, 500 Indians
participated in the celebration and Ameesha Patel hoisted the flag.
The beautiful actress was also bestowed a trophy for her
contribution to the Indian cinema.