Mamata Banerjee Praises Shah Rukh Khan, Kolkata Knight Riders for IPL Opening Match Victory

  | April 09, 2015 19:10 IST
Mamata Banerjee

SRK with his children at the IPL opening match

"Congratulations to @iamsrk, @GautamGambhir and @KKRiders for the great win in the opening match. Very good start. Keep it up," Mamata Banerjee tweeted

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday congratulated the Kolkata Knight Riders squad and its co-owner, superstar Shah Rukh Khan, for their emphatic victory over Mumbai Indians at the Indian Premier League opening match.
Ms Banerjee tweeted:


Defending champions KKR, led by Gambhir, sailed to a seven-wicket win over Mumbai Indians at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday night.
Ms Banerjee, who was unable to attend the IPL inaugural ceremony, met actor Hrithik Roshan in Kolkata prior to his performance at the event. She heaped praises on the ace dancer after watching a re-run on television.
She tweeted:






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