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Salman Khan shared a rare cricket match video between Bollywood legends, and gave us acute nostalgia. Watch video

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan shared a video about a friendly cricket match played between team Raj Kapoor and team Dilip Kumar, way back in 1956.

Written by Mimansa Shekhar | New Delhi |
January 9, 2017 8:56:57 pm
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Salman Khan is a sports freak. He not only does sports films like Sultan, but also loves to play football in real life, apart from standing as the goodwill ambassador for the 2016 Rio Olympics. And when he isn’t doing any of these, he teases his massive fan base by sharing a rarest of rare cricket match video on Twitter, leaving the internet totally excited.

Bollywood’s Bhaijaan took to Twitter on Monday and posted a clip from a friendly cricket match between some yesteryear superstars of Indian cinema, with a caption “Yesteryear Cricket stars.” A close look at the video and you will be happily surprised to spot faces like Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu, Raj Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor, Shobha Khote, Jeevan, Shammi Kapoor, Joy Mukherjee, Mehmood and many others.

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If you too are wondering about the source of the video and other details, here is a piece of info to satiated your excitement. The clip belongs to the first friendly cricket match played between Bollywood legends Raj Kapoor  and Dilip Kumar’s teams and was organized by Maharaja of Patiala way back in 1956.



Friendly cricket and football matches between Bollywood stars might have become a regular feature now, with actors like Ranbir Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham, Suniel Shetty, Bobby Deol and others taking to the field every now and then for charity, this video surely proves where this trend started.

Watch the video for yourself and see how many stars can you recognise.

The video was shared by Salman from the page of his newly launched  BeingInTouch App. But more than anything else, the acute nostalgia it left us with, will last for many days.

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