Mumbai, April 6: The 9th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) season 9 is just a few days away. Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan owned Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), that has won the title twice, has an uphill task to win the trophy again. Shah Rukh Khan, who is also known for his marketing tactics, released a video for KKR fans and sent an emotional message.

The KKR video, that has iconic voice of Shah Rukh Khan, features several KKR fans gearing up to cheer their favourite IPL team. “ Yeh maidan mera hai, yeh aasman bhi, yeh jung meri hai” (this field is mine, the sky is mine and the fight is mine too),” says Shah Rukh in the begining of the video. The video shows several KKR fans wearing the purple KKR jersey. (ALSO READ: IPL 2016 Schedule & Venue: Download PDF of Indian Premier League 9 Full Time Table with Venue & Ground Details)

Main hoon toh hum hai, hum hai toh jeet hai (I am there, hence, we are there, we are there so victory is there),” says SRK in the video. The video beautifully captures the mood of Kolkata and strong emotional connection of KKR and Shah Rukh with his team fans. In the end, King Khan (in Bengali) says: “Ami KKR.”

The 9th edition of IPL will begin from April 9. The inaugural match will be played between defending champions Mumbai Indians and the newcomers Rising Pune Supergiants at Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium. The KKR led by Gautam Gambhir will take on Delhi Daredevils at the magnificent Eden Gardens in Kolkata on April 10.

Watch the emotion message of Shah Rukh Khan for KKR fans below:

I am a Knight. I am passion. I am Kolkata.#IamKKR #AmiKKR VIVO #IPLPosted by Kolkata Knight Riders on Tuesday, April 5, 2016