The “Gully Boy” star Actor Ranveer Singh will attend the 2022 NBA All-Star in Cleveland, where he will post behind-the-scenes content on social media and meet NBA players and legends.
Actor Ranveer Singh was named the National Basketball Association (NBA) brand ambassador for India on Thursday. The Bollywood star says he has loved basketball and the NBA since he was a child.
“I have loved basketball and the NBA since I was a kid and have always been fascinated by its influence on popular culture including music, fashion, and entertainment,” said Actor Ranveer Singh.
In this capacity, Ranveer will work with the NBA to help develop the league’s profile in India throughout its landmark 75th anniversary season in 2021-2022.
“With the NBA announcing its 75th season celebrations, there was no better time to join forces with the league and support its efforts to develop basketball in the country.”
The “Gully Boy” star will attend the 2022 NBA All-Star in Cleveland, where he will post behind-the-scenes content on social media and meet NBA players and legends. Ranveer previously attended the 2016 NBA All-Star in Toronto, where he competed in the NBA All-Star Game.
NBA Deputy Commissioner and COO Mark Tatum said: “A Bollywood icon and one of the most famous actors of his generation, Ranveer is also a dedicated NBA fan who is passionate about the league and its players. We are excited to be working with Ranveer to engage with fans in India and around the world on various platforms. “
“Ranveer is a perfect ambassador to highlight the launch of NBA Style, our new Instagram account that explores the intersection of basketball and culture,” said Scott Levy, executive vice president, and general manager of NBA Asia .