Skip to main content

Arbaaz Khan buys a team in Super Fight League


via bollywood http://ift.tt/2jaVe2z

After a successful debut earlier this year, MTV Super Fight League (SFL) is gearing up for its second edition in March 2018. The league that focuse­s on mixed martial arts has caught the attention of many Bollywood stars, with the likes of Ajay Devgn, Jacqueline Fernandez, Randeep Hooda and Tiger Shroff having bought stakes in the participating teams. The latest to join the bandwagon is Arbaaz Khan, having become the new co-owner of Gujarat Warriors.

Arbaaz Khan
Arbaaz Khan

Speaking to mid-day, Khan says his interest in mixed martial arts, from his growing up years, spurred the decision. "I have been following mixed martial arts since high school. I was privy to the first season of SFL and was quite impressed with how the league was conducted." The actor-producer says that it is refreshing to see other sports have their moment in the sun, in a country that has been obsessed with cricket for decades.

"India is seeing a progressive change, with the focus shifting to alternate sports. I see an opportunity in promoting SFL to popularise mixed martial arts in India. I felt like joining this endeavour to provide the right ecosystem for the action sport to enter the mainstream of the country," says Khan. Interestingly, his brother, Sohail, is the co-owner of a team in the Super Boxing League.

Catch up on all the latest entertainment news and gossip here.

Download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get updates on all the latest and trending stories on the go


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Adnan Sami dedicates award to his late father

via bollywood http://ift.tt/2pfosDb
Adnan SamiAdnan Sami has been honoured for his outstanding achievement in music at the seventh Asian Awards in London over the weekend. The award was presented by Lord Karan Billimoria, the chairman of the awards jury panel. Sami, who is presently touring Europe, says, "I am honoured and humbled.""I dedicate this award to my late father and receive it in the name of India."Sami is delighted, given that it is a prestigious award under the patronage of the British Parliament. Sachin Tendulkar accepted the Asian Fellowship award at the event.

Adnan Sami to make his acting debut in Radhika Rao & Vinay Sapru’s next

via Bollywood Hungama http://ift.tt/2tjl3UN Adnan Sami is all set to make his acting debut with Radhika Rao and Vinay Sapru’s next film Afghan – In Search Of A Home. Adnan will be seen playing a musician in this movie. The movie is the perfect entertainer with drama, emotion and music. This project will be Adnan’s first project as an Indian.Adnan, Radhika and Vinay have been friends for over a decade and were last seen working together in Lucky… No Time for LoveAfghan- In Search Of A Home is the story of a musician refugee from Afghanistan who flees his country of birth under extenuating circumstances to make a very long and arduous walk towards seeking an identity and a home. The film is a story of music and the musicians in countries where music is that one thing no one needs or wants anymore cause in a disturbed and violent terrain the first casualty is always art.What happens to all those poor musicians? What happens to a beloved piano or a beautiful guitar or a rubab when all y…

Shahid Kapoor to launch his own vegan app

via Bollywood Hungama http://ift.tt/2ifmobf Today is the age of digital media, when more happens within the online world than in the real one. With people across the globe spending more time lost with their devices, we have seen a massive shift from other mediums to digital. In fact, a number of Bollywood celebrities too have gone digital with their own apps, and joining them soon will be none other than Shahid Kapoor.Apparently, Shahid who is currently in London with his wife and daughter Misha to bring in the little one’s first birthday will soon be launching his own app. If what we hear is true then, Shahid Kapoor’s app will be one that talks about his diet and his meal plans and patterns. Interestingly, earlier this year, the actor had announced that he had turned vegan and couldn’t stop expressing how positively the new diet that had changed his life. According to reports, Shahid’s currently underproduction app will be one following the same path, taking his vegan diet to his fan…