Kolkata, Apr 4: With actor Deepika Padukone cheering for Shah Rukh Khan owned KKR in the inaugural match, the King Khan on Wednesday promised to egg on the Royal Challengers Bangalore in this IPL season when they are not up against KKR. Deepika is from Bangalore.
"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.
With KKR registering a six wicket-win against Delhi Daredevils in the inaugural match of IPL season 6, Kolkata today erupted in joy as KKR fans celebrated the victory by dancing on the streets and cheering for the home team.
"It has been really wonderful. Kolkata has always been kind to KKR. We are looking forward to carry forward from here. We also try to give back...As the city has always been supportive to us, we also try to give back to the city what we are best at and that is entertainment," SRK said during the post-match interaction.