Mumbai, April 10 IANS | 8 months ago

Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan Thursday announced his support to the Jaipur franchise of Pro-Kabaddi, a professional Kabaddi league.

"I am very happy and excited to be part of what I consider to be the Kabaddi revolution in India. Having been a sportsman and being a sports enthusiast, it's very exciting to be able to be part of this endeavour," Abhishek told reporters here.

"We are all cricket lovers...even I love cricket but it's a British sport. This is an opportunity, a platform to promote our own sport Kabaddi," he added.

The Pro Kabaddi league is being organised by the International Kabaddi Federation, Asian Kabaddi Federation and Amateur Federation of India. Star Sports will be the official broadcast partner for the event, where top kabaddi players from across India and the globe will participate in a show of intense competition.

(Posted on 10-04-2014)

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