New Delhi: We all know that Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla are good friends. The two have decided to extend their friendship to a business partnership. Juhi Chawla and her husband are about to start building a new cricket stadium and they brought SRK and his team, the Kolkata Knight Riders, in on the deal. The plans for the stadium are already in progress, and the location was settled in Porbandar, Gujrat, on the already existing cricket ground Duleep.
The new stadium will be named after Nanji Kalidas Mehta, Jai Mehta’s grandfather. The chosen place, Porbandar is the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi, reason why it has been chosen as the location of the new stadium. In addition, Jai has business interests in the area, and also he hails from Porbandar. KKR will be benefiting from the stadium, making it their training camp.
Mehta Sports Private Limited together with the local District Cricket Association signed the deal for building the Nanji Kalidas Mehta stadium, for a total cost of Rs. 10 crore.