Deepika Padukone to perform at IPL
Deepika Padukone to perform at IPL

News has it that along with Katrina Kaif, actress Deepika Padukone has also been roped in to perform at the Indian Premiere League (IPL) opening ceremony next week.

Set to take place on 2nd April, Kolkata Knight Riders owner Shah Rukh Khan, has managed to get Padukone on board. “Deepika is SRK’s heroine in his next and he was very keen to have her on board. When the idea was pitched to Deepika, she readily agreed to it,” Times of India reveal a source stating.

Khan’s wife Gauri will be organising the event through their production house Red Chillies Entertainment. Kaif, Khan and Padukone will be sharing the stage on the night and rapper Pitbull has also been reported to be performing too.