Bengal Tigers, the star-studded team from Kolkata, is owned by Bengal Tigers Sporting Pvt Ltd, founded by Mr. Boney Kapoor & Mrs. Sridevi Kapoor. The team was formed in the year 2011 and debuted in the CCL Season II.
Mr. Boney Kapoor, one of the most high profile Bollywood producers has delivered a number of huge successful hits. He began his journey in the film industry in 1980 and some of his biggest hits have been movies like Hum Paanch, Judaai, Company, No Entry, Wanted and the national award winning movie “Pukar”.
Once a queen, always a queen. Sridevi, in spite of her low profile status still generates more buzz than all the sizzling sirens in the industry. She is one of the few Bollywood actresses who dictated terms and for whom exclusive roles are written. Sridevi has worked extensively in the Tamil and Hindi film industry earning numerous accolades. Some of her biggest hits include movies like KhudaGawah, Mr. India, Chandni, Chaalbaaz, Nagina and the recent blockbuster English Vinglish.
Mr. Rajesh Shah is one of the director’s who came on board in the third season of CCL. He is an entrepreneur and has vast business experience in various fields. Rajesh is an online producer and has handled production for more than 50 films in North America & Canada for Indian Cinema. His hands-on expertise in operation and business administration is what Bengal Tigers most benefits from.
Bengal Tigers has an exhilarating mix of crowd-pullers from Bengali Cinema and Cricket. Actors who are expected to lend their might are Jeet, Jishu, Indrajeet and Raja.
Mr. Boney Kapoor, the promoter of Bengal Tigers stated “I hope to showcase the talent of Bengali actors with this team and I am giving them my full support”. “I started my career in Kolkata with Shakti Samanta (Shaktida) as an Assistant Director in 1975 and this is a sort of homecoming for me.”