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Ekana Stadium gets mentioned in Kaun Banega Crorepati 11



Lucknow: The popular quiz show – Kaun Banega Crorepati season 11 has hit the right chords with audiences. The evergreen actor Amitabh Bachchan is the host of the show, who is back to the fans of the show for 11th time. Amitabh Bachchan’s charisma and overall personality add to the show.

As we know in KBC several questions based on General Knowledge is asked from different fields to the players starting from sports, politics, history etc. One such question from yesterday’s episode grabbed the attention of Lucknowites. The question was related to the newly built Ekana Cricket Stadium.

In the latest episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati 11, Big B asked one of the contestants a question about cricket which read, “In which city would you find the Ekana Cricket Stadium?” The options were (A) Lucknow (B) Kanpur (C) Raipur (D) Ranchi while the correct answer was option A i.e. Lucknow.

It is worth mentioning here that Lucknow’s Ekana Cricket Stadium is hosting the International matches between Afghanistan and West Indies.

The stadium has successfully hosted the three-match ODI series while the three-match T20I series is still on. After the T20I series, both teams will lock horns in the only Test match at Ekana stadium.


Lucknowites, however, are applauding the stadium’s atmosphere and infrastructure. They are coming in huge numbers to celebrate cricket in the city of nawabs.


Shahid Kapoor to start shooting for ‘Jersey’ on Dec 13




Mumbai: Despite being unwell, actor Shahid Kapoor will start shooting for his next project “Jersey” on December 13.

Shahid has been under the weather for a while, and his doctor has advised him to put hold on all work commitments and take bed rest.

“Shahid is a thorough professional and a man of his words. Therefore, even though the doctor had advised him bed rest, he tried to fulfill his commitments for a recent award ceremony to the best ability. Now, keeping his health in mind, the shoot of ‘Jersey’ will start a week later, on December 13,” said a source.

Shooting was scheduled to start last week.

“Jersey” is a Hindi remake of the Telugu hit of the same name. The Hindi version will be directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri, who also helmed the original movie. The story is about a talented but failed cricketer named Arjun, who decides to make a comeback in his late thirties and play for India, in order to fulfil his son’s wish.

The Hindi version also features Mrunal Thakur, and is being presented by Allu Aravind, and produced by Aman Gill and Dil Raju.

Gill said: “Shahid has a very professional approach towards work and he has always given his best. However, he recently fell extremely ill, and his health is of utmost importance to us. Therefore for him to recover fully we decided to delay the film’s shoot by a week and now will start on December 13.”

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