Mumbai: After days of speculation, Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan was finally unveiled as the team owner of the Chennai franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) during the official launch of the glamorous football league here Thursday.
The Chennai franchise will be run in association with Play on Skills, which has a technical collaboration with Italian Serie A giants Inter Milan. (Also read: ISL is platform to showcase Indian talent, says Tendulkar)
Abhishek, who also owns the Jaipur franchise of the Pro Kabaddi League, said his football venture was driven by passion. (Also read: Del Piero set to sign for Delhi Dynamos in ISL)