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Hockey World Cup 2018: Bhubaneswar gears up for gala opening ceremony

Tickets for the Hockey World Cup 2018 opening ceremony and India matches have been sold out

Pakistan player Tasawar Abas in action during the India-Pakistan bronze medal Men's hockey match at the 18th Asian Games 2018, in Jakarta, Indonesia on Saturday

Hockey fever has gripped Bhubaneswar city and the nation at large as 16 hockey playing nations will lock horns for World Cup glory starting November 28. The fever has reached the nook and corner of the country through 'My Heart Beats for Hockey 'campaign'. Not just matches, the global event will witness a star-studded opening ceremony with Bollywood icons Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Madhuri Dixit and music maestro AR Rahman set to rock the stage. The opening ceremoby will start at 5:30 pm on Tuesday evening.  Elaborate security arrangement has been made to ...