For a change, it was difficult for local fans in Chennai to keep their eyes on the exciting Indian Super League football match. Not that their heroes were not creating magic on the field. Having Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth together in the stands though was a scrumptious treat most found hard to miss. Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar - seated with the movie stars - completed a 'picture-perfect troika of star power.' (How Chennaiyin F.C. beat Kerala Blasters 2-1)
The senior Bachchan - whose son Abhiskek co-owns the Chennai franchise - was at the forefront, cheering as the local team faced off against Kerala Blasters in a south Indian derby. While the action on the field was electric, the loud cheer from Big B - wearing a yellow sweatshirt and waving a Chennayin flag - was thunderous. "This tournament is a great boost for Indian football, a very good initiative indeed. Like Brazil is known for their football, I hope India too can one day be known for the sport," he said. (In pics:When Rajinikanth, Amitabh came together for football)
T 1651 - GO CHENNAI GO CHENNAI .. GO GO GO ..!!!