Sony Pictures Networks India and¬†WWE 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. Ticket information will be announced in the coming weeks.¬†
The shows will feature ‚ÄúThe Modern-Day Maharaja‚ÄĚ,¬†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 more.
Sony Pictures Networks India offers¬†WWE¬†programming, including¬†Raw, SmackDown Live, Main Event, NXT, Total Divas,¬†and monthly specials, such as¬†WrestleMania¬†and¬†SummerSlam, on Sony TEN 1 and Sony MAX. Earlier this year,¬†WWE¬†Sunday¬†Dhamaal,¬†an exclusive¬†new weekly highlights show in Hindi,¬†launched¬†on Sony MAX, giving Indian fans a unique, localized¬†WWE¬†viewing experience.¬†
Rajesh Kaul, President, Sports and Distribution Business, Sony Pictures Networks India, said, ‚ÄúWWE¬†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¬†WWESuperstars.‚ÄĚ¬†
Sheetesh Srivastava, Vice President and General Manager,¬†WWE¬†India, said, ‚ÄúFollowing 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.‚ÄĚ
Mahal said, ‚ÄúIt is an honour to represent the people of India every time I step into the ring, and it will be a true privilege to perform for them live.‚ÄĚ