With franchise-based professional sports growing in India, the promoters are banking on celebrities to promote various leagues. Bollywood actor Aamir Khan is associated with Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) and has been promoting the league since its inaugural season in 2017. The UTT is now into its third season and Aamir Khan is back again with the promotional video. In the newly launched UTT 2019 promotional campaign, titled ‘Raftaar ke Avtaar’ Aamir Khan is seen praising the speed of professional table tennis players. UTT: Chennai Lions Pick Kamal; Kolkata Go for Manika Batra.
In the promotional video, Aamir Khan is shown challenging a professional table tennis player and eventually losses out to him. Aamir Khan’s association with sports is not new and he has been seen cheering for the Indian cricket team in the past.
Apart from it, the actor has done famous sports-based movies like Dangal and Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander. In Oscar-nominated Lagaan, Aamir Khan was seen playing cricket as well. Aamir Khan Pens a Heartfelt Note to Virat Kohli, While Varun Dhawan, Sonakshi Sinha Tweet Support.
Here's the video:
''Raftaar ke avtaar...'' pic.twitter.com/HnJ7EK5bjn
— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) July 22, 2019
Meanwhile, the third season of UTT begins from July 25 and will end with final at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex in New Delhi on August 11, 2019. A total of six teams, Dabang Delhi T.T.C, Puneri Paltan, Chennai Lions, U Mumba, RP-SG Mavericks Kolkata, and Goa Challengers will take part in the UTT Season three.
Dabang Delhi won the second edition of the Ultimate Table Tennis and now apparently start the new season as defending champions. U Mumba, Puneri Paltan and Chennai Lions teams will be making UTT debut. These three teams replace Falcons TTC, Maharastra United and Warriors T.T.C.
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