Cuttack: After hours of speculation, it is confirmed that Bollywood superstar Salman Khan will participate in the second phase of the inaugural function Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on November 28.
The Dabangg star himself confirmed the new by posting a video on his official Twitter handle this evening.
Happy to join Hockey Men’s World Cup Celebrations 2018 in the Millennium City of Cuttack on 28th November 2018. Come let’s cheer for the World’s best n make it memorable!! #HWC2018 #Odisha2018 @FIH_Hockey @TheHockeyIndia pic.twitter.com/l0a6UyKGlK
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) November 27, 2018
Happy to join Hockey Men’s World Cup Celebrations 2018 in the Millennium City of Cuttack on 28th November 2018. Come let’s cheer for the World’s best n make it memorable!!, the tweet read.
Earlier, State Sports Secretary Vishal Dev had said a confirmation in this regard has been received by Salman Khan’s office.
Apart from Salman, Oscar-winning music maestro A. R. Rahman will perform at Barabati Stadium along with other celebrities.
Earlier in the evening, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan gave an inspiring speech at the opening ceremony of mega event at Kalinga Stadium here to boost the morale of the players.
Besides, dancing diva Madhuri Dixit and legendary musician A.R. Rahman rocked the stage with their mesmerizing performances amid loud cheers and applause.