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Hope Spread Of Coronavirus Subsides And IPL Can Go On, Tweets Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan Today Took To His Twitter Handle To Express His Views On The 13th Edition Of The IPL Amid The Coronavirus Outbreak.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pallavi Singh | Updated on: 14 Mar 2020, 01:44:38 PM

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New Delhi:

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) owner and actor Shah Rukh Khan today took to his Twitter handle to express his views on the 13th edition of the IPL amid the coronavirus outbreak. The actor hopes the spread of coronavirus subsides and IPL can be conducted with all the necessary health precautions in place. A day after the start of the IPL was suspended from March 29 to April 15 by the BCCI, the franchise owners had a meeting before the event's Governing Council meet.

He tweeted, ''Wonderful to meet all the Franchise owners ‘off the field’ so to say. The meeting by @Bcci and @ipl was to reiterate what all of us first of the spectators, players management & cities we play in. All directives of the health agencies & govt to be followed..''

In another tweet, he shared, ''Hope the spread of the virus subsides & the show can go on. BCCI & team owners in consultation with the govt will keep a close watch & decide the way fwd in the health interest of ever1. Lovely 2 meet every1 & then sanitise ourselves repeatedly.. @SGanguly99 @JayShah #BPatel.''

The IPL is expected to be held without any spectators to ensure compliance with the government directive of avoiding large gatherings in view of the deadly virus, which has caused more than 5,000 deaths globally. In India, over 80 people have tested positive so far and two people have died. 

On the work front, Shah Rukh is all set to make a special appearance in Ayan Mukerji's Brahmastra. Inside sources have revealed to Pinkvilla that Shah Rukh will essay the character of a scientist and he along with Dimple Kapadia will be aids to Ranbir’s search at different point of time, pushing the plot of the story. The film features Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan in lead roles. 

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First Published : 14 Mar 2020, 01:23:11 PM

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