South Indian movie star promotes IPL in Telugu

The Telugu broadcast of all the IPL 2018 matches will be seen on the channel Star Maa.

Jr. NTR. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League is all set to get underway. With the tournament ready to kick off, the broadcasters are leaving no stone unturned to promote the event. The Star India are the prime broadcasters of the event this season. They have roped in South India movie star, Jr NTR, to promote the tournament on the television. Recently, Star Sports came up with a video advertisement in which Jr NTR is seen promoting the popular Indian tournament.

This year, the tournament will see commentators of 6 different languages coming to the fore. Certainly, the organizers and the broadcasters wish to cater to the needs of the regional languages. No wonder why they have roped in Jr NTR to promote the tournament in Telugu. The broadcasters have ensured that they catch the pulse of the audiences by roping in such big names for the promotions of the regional broadcasts. Only the time will tell if these yield the desired results for them or not.


In the video, the popular actor remarks that the real happiness of watching the IPL is in watching it in your favorite language, i.e. in this context – Telugu. He further remarks that the season opener is a must watch and the fans must not miss it. The tournament opener this year will be played between the defending champions Mumbai Indians and the Chennai Super Kings.

Over the years, the rivalry between the Mumbai Indians and the Chennai Super Kings has been one of the most celebrated ones in the history of the tournament. The IPL 2018 commences off with this rivalry on April 7 at the iconic Wankhede Stadium, in Mumbai. The Telugu broadcast of all the IPL 2018 matches will be seen on the channel Star Maa.

Here is what the Star Sports tweeted:

“.@tarak9999 కి ఈ సీజన్ #VIVOIPL నీ తనకి ఎంతో ఇష్టమైన తెలుగులో చూడడం లోనే సంతోషం ఉంది. #MIvCSK ని ఏప్రిల్ 7, సాయంత్రం 6:30 నుండి స్టార్ మా మూవీస్ మరియూ హాట్ స్టార్ లో చూడడం మరచిపోకండి. @StarMaa,” the tweet read.

The tweet shared by Star Sports translates to: “Real happiness is in watching this season of VIVO IPL in your favorite language Telugu. Do not miss watching #MIvCSK on Star Movies and Hot Star on April 7, 6:30 pm.”

Check out the video here:

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