Southern Super Stars, led by Telugu mega star Venkatesh and his deputy, Kannada star Sudeep, won the curtain raiser match of the Celebrity Cricket League T20 tournament 2011 against Mumbai Heroes (owned by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan) in the eastern coastal town of Vishakapatnam on Saturday night.
Hindi film celebrities and leading actors of Telugu, Kannada, and Tamil film industries attended the star-studded match. Adarsh won the `Man of the Match` award for his all-round performance.
While Salman Khan and Genelia D`Souza cheered for the Mumbai Heroes, southern stars Shriya Saran, Priyamani, Richa Gangopadhyaya, Tapsee, Pooja Gandhi, Sonia Agarwal and Sanjjana rooted for their team.
Rajya Sabha member, T Subbarami Reddy and superstar Mohan Babu handed over the trophy to Venkatesh and his team.
While Venkatesh, Sudeep, Shivarajkumar, Vishnu Manchu, Siddarth, Tarun, Abbas, Tarakaratna, Vikrant, Dhruva Sharma, Shantanu Bhagyaraj represented Southern Super Stars, Riteish Deshumkh (captain), Sohail Khan, Sonu Sood, Mahesh Manjrekar, Harman Baweja, Aftab Shivdasani, Kabir Sadanand, Shabbir Ahluwalia, Angad Bedi, Apoorva Lakhia, Ashish Chowdhry, and Vikas Kalantri played for Mumbai Heroes.