Shivarajkumarâ€™s association with Star Suvarna, a channel for Kannada language programs, has his fans elated. The star recently featured in the VIVO IPL commercial telling his fans about the energy, excitement and entertainment it would offer. In a press statement issued by the actor in this regard, it has been stated: "I've always been a cricket enthusiast and enjoyed playing and watching cricket right from my childhood. VIVO IPL has been one of the tournaments I look forward to every year. I'm excited about my association with Star India for the event and I am looking forward to enjoying the best of cricketing action for the first time in my mother tongue.â€ť
According to the IANS report, â€śThe film opens with Shivarajkumar striding forward in his trademark style and telling his fans that the VIVO IPL brings the same energy, excitement and entertainment that they have experienced in his films to the cricketing field, as the best players in the world come together on this platform.â€ť The eleventh edition of the IPL is all set to begin on April 7th and the preparations for it are on.
One of the busiest stars in the Kannada film industry, Shivarajkumar has films such as The Villain and Kavacha in different stages of production right now. The Villain, in which he is sharing the screen space with Kiccha Sudeep for the first time, is nearing completion and its release date is expected to be announced soon. Directed by Prem and produced by CR Manohar under his banner Tanvi â€“ Shanvi Films, the film also stars Amy Jackson, Mithun Chakraborty, Srikanth and Sruthi Hariharan in pivotal roles.
Recently Shivarajkumar turned to hosting with a show named No 1 Yaari which was hosted by Rana Daggubati in Telugu. In the show he is seen captivating conversations and games with his celebrity guests such as Upendra, Shruthi Hariharan and Shraddha Srinath among others and their friends.
The shooting of Kavacha, directed by GVR Vasu, is expected to begin soon and the prep work for it has begun already.
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