FIFA World Cup kicks off: Amitabh Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan ecstatic

Published: June 12, 2014
FIFA World Cup fever

Bollywood actor Salman Khan. PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images

IANS

Mumbai – From megastar Amitabh Bachchan to superstar Shah Rukh Khan – the Hindi film fraternity is glued to their TV sets to catch the excitement of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

After the grand opening ceremony Thursday at Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Group A game between Brazil and Croatia began.

Celebs took to Twitter to share their excitement about the matches. Here’s what they have to say:

Shah Rukh: “And on the most exciting note. I am completely over the moon with FIFA starting. TV glue ready!!!”

Mini Mathur: “Chilled room, Pot of Green tea, Pyjamas, Brazilian team scarf, Tata sky in the rain.”

Nikhil Advani: “All set to watch the beautiful game. #FifaWorldCup #Brazil.”

Ronnie Screwvala: “It is testament to the sport of football that despite such massive clouds on integrity – we are all excited for the World Cup. No other sport can unite the world at a global level than Football. So much untapped potential for social good.”

Amitabh Bachchan: “FIFA pre nuptials on now on Sony Six .. what a fantastic run up.. glued, hued and spewed.. tonight is late night delight!! FIFA opening! Been glued to TV since long and shall see the first game too.. ! Me with Brazil ball !!”

Bipasha Basu: “Watching #WorldsCup with #CocaCola. Where are you?”

Kunal Kohli: “@SrBachchan so true sir. Totally hooked to the super moments they’re showing now.”

Salman Khan: “#WorldsCup dekhne ka kya plan hai?”

Chitrangda Singh a))

John Abraham: “aTime to grab your favorite jersey, football biggest party starts tonight. #Worldcup is here! #CafeRio only on @SonySIX”

Ayushmann Khurrana: “It’s game day, it doesn’t get bigger than this #WorldsCup.”

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SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 12: Singer Jennifer Lopez performs during the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil prior to the Group A match between Brazil and Croatia at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 12, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 497477513

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