It's Housefull! Akshay, Abhishek and Riteish set to clash on Sunday

Jan 14, 2016, 17:59 IST | A Correspondent

Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh and Abhishek Bachchan are all set to face-off against each other this Sunday at Delhi's Siri Fort Auditorium. Find out more...

Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh and Abhishek Bachchan, who are filming the third installment of comedy franchise 'Housefull' together, are all set to face-off against each other. This fight though will not be on the silver screen, nor has the trio had a misunderstanding, but this clash will see the three superstars pick up a racquet and indulge in a light-hearted game of badminton at the closing ceremony of the lucrative Premier Badminton League 2016 in Delhi on Sunday.

Akshay Kumar, who is the PBL Brand Ambassador, Abhishek Bachchan and Riteish Deshmukh are sports enthusiasts and have keen interest in badminton. While Akshay co-owns Mumbai Rockets, Abhishek owns the franchisee of Jaipur Pink Panthers in Pro Kabaddi League and also co-owns Chennaiyin FC in Hero Indian Super League.

Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan and Riteish Deshmukh
Riteish Deshmukh, Abhishek Bachchan and Akshay Kumar

On the occasion of the grand closing ceremony, Akshay Kumar, AB Jr and Riteish will play a 15-point game against each other in front of the sport-loving crowd at the DDA Badminton and Squash Stadium, Siri Fort.

The 15-point game between to Bollywood stars will give the Delhi fans an unforgettable chance to see their superstars play a popular sport in front of them.

Post their own game, they will then enjoy the Finals of the Premier Badminton League 2016 cheering the players.

Akshay said: "It will be a great experience playing against Abhishek Bachchan and Riteish Deshmukh in front of international badminton players and Delhi badminton fans. The PBL 2016 is a huge success in the country as it has drawn attention from all corners and motivated the young generation. Abhishek and Riteish are big sports enthusiasts and play various sports. I am eagerly waiting for the badminton match against them in Delhi."

Abhishek said: "I have played Badminton many times in my life but never in front of star players like Saina Nehwal, Cai Yun and PV Sindhu. Playing badminton against Akshay and Riteish, with whom I worked as a co-star, will be a different experience. I hope to have a good game and give good competition to Khiladi Kumar and Riteish."

Riteish added: "I am expecting a grand show on the court as we will be playing in the sidelines of the PBL, which has top-rated players of the world."

Delhi Acers, Chennai Smashers, Mumbai Rockets and Awadhe Warriors have qualified for the semifinals of the Premier Badminton League which will culminate with the finals on Sunday.

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