The third edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) will be inaugurated today (Friday) with a gala Grand Opening Concert at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. The programme will run 4:00pm to 10:00pm.
Ahead of the gala event a press meet was arranged on Thursday. DPL group, the owner of the BPL franchise Chittagong Vikings, is the title sponsor of the opening event.
At the press meet BCB director Sheikh Sohel informed the schedule and the details of the opening programme.
He said, "We will open the gate at 3:00 pm. The programme will run 4:00pm to 10:00pm. President of BCB Nazmul Hasan Papon will inaugurate the third Edition of BPL."
Popular Bangladesh model and actress Sadia Islam Mou will perform dance at the beginning of the programme. Then Bangladesh band group Chirkut, LRB, Indian singer Krishnakumar Kunnath and Bangladesh famous singer Momtaz Begum will perform one by one.
The main attraction of the night will be Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan and actress Jacqueline Fernandez.
Hrithik will rock the stage from 9:00pm. He will perform for about 30 minutes while Jacqueline will perform just before Hrithik.
The programmes will also be decorated with fireworks and leaser show.
Among the Bollywood performers Krishnakumar Kunnath (KK) has already came in Dhaka. Though the co-dancer and manager of Hrithik have arrived in Dhaka, Hrithik will land today morning.