Jaipur Pink Panthers' owner Abhishek Bachchan said his wife and actress Aishwarya Rai is not just an avid follower of the Pro Kabaddi League side as well as Indian Super League football franchise Chennaiyin FC that he owns but also offers him valuable inputs which aids his functioning as a franchise owner.
"Aishwarya is not just a supporter of both the teams, but she along with my entire family, offers me some very valuable inputs on the franchises now and then. On days when she is unable to come to the stadium to watch a match, be it kabaddi or football, she ensures that she watches it on television. Later, we sit and talk about the match. We have in-depth discussions about how things are going with the franchises,” Bachchan Jr told mid-day during the Pink Panthers' jersey launch yesterday on the eve of the start of PKL's second season. Abhishek said that alongwith father Amitabh, Aishwarya's support is a huge motivation for his players too. “Having dad and Aishwarya in the stands and supporting the team in itself is motivating for the players. These guys are family to us and she's fond of all of them,” he added.
Jaipur Pink Panthers’ Abhishek Bachchan at the launch of the team jersey yesterday. Pic/Atul Kamble
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