News|June 12, 2010 12:58 am

FIFA Fever Among Bollywood Celebs

Bollywood actors and actresses, including  Ranbir Kapoor, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, John Abraham and Abhishek Bachchan all are geared up and most likely fly to South Africa to watch the FIFA worl Cup Live this year.

Going forward, Abhishek is planning to attend the World Cup final on July 11. Amitabh Bachchan, father of Abhishek posted on his blog,

“There is keenness for a group that wishes to be there (World Cup) in the midst of it all to feel the punch of entertainment and game. My home enthusiasts … well just one … Abhishek Bachchan has expressed his absolute desire to be there for the final. Abhishek is rooting for Brazil.”

King Khan is also geared up and enjoy the FIFA World Cup alongwith his wife and kids. He is also set to leave for South Africa for the matches. The actor tweeted on his Twitter account,

“Taking kids for the matches in South Africa. I also have an all girls team, which I coach..Suhana, Ananya, Shania & more..fully kitted

Kareena Kapoor will also be joining FIFA World Cup as the actress is playing an integral part at the World Cup. The actress will be featured in the FIFA World Cup promotional music video with Matt Damon, Jessica Alba and Kevin Spacey. Kareena is the only Indian face in the song.

Young musicians, Salim-Suleiman will be performing their world cup song at the opening ceremony of the World Cup tournament live with the likes of Shakira who’ll gyrate on FIFA’s anthem of 2010 – Waka Waka at the ceremony.

While John Abraham has joined his hands with national footballer Baichung Bhutia to promote the game in the country. This Football freak guy, whose home is being renovated, realized that his TV room will not be ready by the time for the World Cup Matches, he gave first priority his home theatre first. John said,

“I wanted the home theatre to be ready this week before the World Cup matches started. We focused entirely on that aspect of the renovation. I drove the workers crazy with my constant instructions. I needed my home theatre to watch the World Cup.”