The Indian Premier League franchise , Rajasthan Royals are currently trying to sell half of their stakes. They are looking for potential star owner . According to a PTI report, some Bollywood prominent star names have come up. They have informed some of them have really shown keen interest in the franchise.
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan could very soon be adding the star factor in the Indian Premier League’s franchise Rajasthan Royals .As per the report, they first approached Chennai Super Kings and later approached one-time champion Rajasthan Royals.
According to the reports in the Times of India, Abhisekh Bachchan , the star Bollywood actor who already owns a team in the Pro Kabbadi League (PKL) in India, met the franchise owner in London.
Yes, Abhishek (Bachchan) met Manoj Badale in London some time ago Ramesh Pulapaka, CEO of AB Corp, was quoted as saying by The Times of India.
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Sanjiv Goenka also keen on Rajasthan Royals stake
Besides , the previous owner of Rising Pune Supergiant ( now-defunt) is also keen on buying the major portion of stakes of the franchise. He has always expressed and shown his interest on it.
Mr Goenka has always been interested in coming back after he had a fairly good but short stint in the IPL. His team made it to the finals in one of the years. Let’s wait and watch how it all pans out the official had earlier said
Meanwhile , a close BCCI offical have confirmed the news of the Royals trying to sell their stakes. But nothing confirmed has been said.
The BCCI Official have confirmed :
Yes, Rajasthan Royals are selling a major part of their stakes and the highest bidder will be getting it. What we have heard is that it is around fifty percent and some of the biggest business houses in the country are apparently interested in buying stakes