The Indian Premier League 2012 got off to a star-studded start on Tuesday as celebrities set the stage on fire in Chennai. A look at the gala event. A sparkling performance by Katy Perry made the headlines as the event gave the tournament a spectacular start.
Katy is greeted by IPL Chairman Rajiv Shukla.
Katy is seen here being introduced to Arun Jaitley as Shukla watches on.
Rahul Dravid, Saurav Ganguly, Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag watch the stars performing on stage.