IPL 2023 cricket season began with a grand opening ceremony at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Friday.

To start with, Mandira Bedi opened the proeedings as the host for the opening ceremony

Arijit Singh begins the proceedings with his stunning voice singing 'Ae Vatan' from Alia Bhatt starrer 'Raazi'.

Arijit Singh sang some of his hit iconic Bollywood songs like 'Kabira', 'Channa Mereya', 'Tere Pyaar Mein' and 'Ek Baar Hi Kiya' 

Tamanna made her entry on the stage with the hit song 'Tum Tum' and also performed on chartbusters of 'Pushpa' movie, Tune Maari Entriyaan and Chogada.

Later, Rashmika Mandanna performed on Saami Saami and Srivalli from her movie 'Pushpa'. She also danced on Dholida and the Oscar-winning song Naatu Naatu.

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In the opening first match, Gujarat Titans is playing against Chennai Super Kings

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The ceremony took place for the first time in two years after the Covid-19 pandemic.