WWE LIVE Returns to India for Exclusive Shows in the Capital in December
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Entertainment | October 9, 2017 | News
On October 5, 2017 Sony Pictures Networks India and World Wrestling Entertainment announced that WWE LIVE will return to India with two shows in New Delhi at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium on Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9.
The shows will feature the current WWE Champion Jinder Mahal, who will be accompanied by The Singh Brothers. In addition, WWE LIVE will feature WWE Superstars Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, Braun Strowman, Alexa Bliss, Sasha Banks, and others.
Rajesh Kaul, President, Sports and Distribution Business, Sony Pictures Networks India commented, “WWE enjoys a large, dedicated following in India, with the highest TV viewership after only cricket. We are delighted to announce to our loyal fans the return of WWE LIVE, presenting them with an opportunity that will take them closer to their favorite WWE Superstars.”
Sheetesh Srivastava, Vice President and General Manager, WWE India remarked, “Following overwhelming demand from our massive and passionate fan base in India, we are excited to bring WWE LIVE back to New Delhi for two shows of spectacular, non-stop, family-friendly entertainment. I know our fans cannot wait to fill the Indira Gandhi Stadium and welcome back their favorite WWE Superstars.”
Rumors of the WWE LIVE event returning to India were making headlines ever since the last tour of WWE in India in 2015 was a massive hit with majority tickets being sold out on the day of them being made online.
However, these were confirmed when Triple H, COO, WWE made a visit to India last week. He shared his excitement of visiting the country on twitter as he posted:
Percept Activ, headed then by DDB Mudra Max President - Sanjay Shukla, had managed the WWE LIVE events in 2015. It is believed that the executing partners of this year’s shows are not finalized yet.
Sony Pictures Networks India and World Wrestling Entertainment announced that WWE LIVE will return to India with two shows on Dec 8 and 9. Executing partners of this year’s shows are not yet finalized