Arjun will sing the National Anthem on Day 1 of the Hyderabad leg of the league. The Gachibowli Indoor Stadium will host the league from August 4-7.
Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League has signed Telugu cinema's popular actor Allu Arjun as the face of the tournament in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
This season of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi has created a place of pride for the National Anthem, one unique feature no other sport has. Every day, during the league, eminent personalities and local musicians and bands sing the anthem in a manner that captures the essence of the entire country. Country's biggest super star, Amitabh Bachchan, sang the National Anthem on July 18, followed by singer Sunidhi Chauhan on the second day in Mumbai and Saurav Ganguly on the opening day in Kolkata.
Arjun will be performing the National Anthem on Day 1 when Hyderabad hosts its first ever kabaddi game on August 4.
With an objective to nurture and grow the sport in its bastion markets, Star Sports Pro Kabaddi is being broadcast in five languages - Kannada, Telugu and Marathi, along with English and Hindi, across eight channels of the Star network as well as on hotstar. The league is currently on air in Telugu on MAA Movies.
The Indian game of kabaddi is also being telecast to the global audience in over 100 countries, including viewers in United States, United Kingdom, Middle East and Latin America.