Varun Sharma to host IPL matches; actor roped in to do live commentary

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Bollywood actor Varun Sharma is popular for his lively attitude. He is amongst the most funniest man on the screen and is a thorough entertainer. The actor is well known for his quirky sense of humour, comic timing and often leaves almost everyone is splits with his jokes and comedy. Now, this upcoming Indian Premier League season, Varun Sharma is all set to tickle the audience’s funny bone with his humour. The actor has been reportedly approached by an OTT platform to do a special collaboration for the upcoming IPL season. 

According to a report in Miss Malini,  a source suggested that the Roohi actor will put his cricket knowledge to work after turning host. The source revealed that Varun will commence shooting from September 19. The report mentioned that the actor is roped in to do live commentaries for the matches in the second edition of the upcoming IPL season. 

The source said, “Varun will be shooting from the Star Sports office from the 19th. He has been roped in to do live commentary for matches. This time the channel wants to engage the audience to give them a heightened experiential feel of the match. Considering the on ground audience might be curtailed due to covid protocols, the channel wants to offer an intimate vibe to its viewers. Varun’s affability was a big draw for them. His next-door-boy relatability factor coupled with his interest in the sport made them get Sharma on board.”

Varun Sharma becomes the first Bollywood actor to be signed as a host for the IPL matches. 

 

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Work-wise, Varun was last seen in the film Roohi. He has film Cirkus with Ranveer Singh, Pooja Hegde and Jacqueline Fernandez in the pipeline. 

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