Star Sports enhances IPL fan experience with "Star Nahi Far” initiative

Star Sports enhances IPL fan experience with "Star Nahi Far” initiative

This fan-first initiative offers a rare chance to meet cricket superstars during IPL 2024.

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Mumbai: Star Sports, the official broadcaster of TATA IPL 2024, has unveiled its exclusive initiative, 'Star Nahi Far,' aimed at bringing fans across the country closer to their IPL heroes in a money can’t buy experience. This fan-first initiative is set to enhance fan engagement and provide them with once in a lifetime opportunity to meet their favorite cricket superstars up close and personal throughout IPL 2024 season.

The ‘Star Nahi Far’ initiative, started from Tamil Nadu and Hyderabad, now gains momentum with the upcoming visit of Mumbai Indians and Team India’s ace all-rounder Hardik Pandya in Mumbai on 24 February, 2024. Hardik Pandya’s arrival to the Mumbai Indian squad of IPL 2024 will be heralded by a vibrant city-wide roadshow across Mumbai, where he will interact with fans, share insights into his cricketing world and off-field endeavors while creating lasting memories with his beloved supporters.

As the excitement for the IPL 2024 season builds, ‘Star Nahi Far’ promises to traverse the nation with activations featuring IPL’s brightest stars and Star Sports ‘Believe’ ambassadors, including Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, and Shikar Dhawan and more throughout the IPL season. Star Sports wants to give an opportunity to every true fan in the country and is also selecting fans through a contest to bring them close to their cricketing idol with 40 lakh enthusiasts already participated in the quest to meet Hardik Pandya in Mumbai.



Commenting on the ‘Star Nahi Far’ initiative, Star Sports ‘Believe Ambassador’ Rishabh Pant said, “The IPL is not only about cricket; it's also about the fans who make every match memorable. With Star Sports' 'Star Nahi Far' initiative, I will get to share the game's excitement with fans directly. Can't wait to meet the fans in Delhi during IPL 2024 and make more special memories together!

Commenting on the ‘Star Nahi Far’ initiative, Star Sports ‘Believe Ambassador’ KL Rahul said, “The anticipation leading up to the IPL season is palpable, and being able to connect with our Lucknow supporters in person adds an extra layer of excitement. Teaming up with Star Sports for the 'Star Nahi Far' initiative, I am eager to hit the streets of Lucknow through the season of IPL, share our love for the game, and create unforgettable memories with fans.”

The recently concluded events in cities of Tamil Nadu like Salem and Coimbatore along with Hyderabad underscores the broadcaster’s focus to nurture a deep connection between fans and their sporting icons. The resounding success of the inaugural leg witnessed over 10,000 passionate fans gathering to meet cricketing luminaries such as MSK Prasad and Irfan Pathan in Hyderabad, and Vijay Shankar, Sai Kishore, L Balaji, T Natarajan, and Shahrukh Khan in Tamil Nadu.