April 20 2009 PST
Hollywood met Bollywood in of all places, Africa. Hollywood stud Matt Damon met Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty at the Indian Premiere League Gala dinner in Cape Town, South Africa. Shilpa is part owner of the Rajasthan Royals (a team playing in the IPL) while Matt Damon was filming "The Human Factor" directed by Clint Eastwood. Opening ceremonies for the event began on April 17th with a parade. Other notables at the ceremony include Shahrukh Khan and Preity Zinta. South Africa will be hosting the games that will be played between a few Indian franchises. Unlike the Cricket World Cup which South Africa Hosted in 2003, the IPL will not include nation versus nation matches. Check out the picture of Matt Damon with Shilpa Shetty and let us know what you think. Do you think all the celebrities coming out to support the IPL will give the event more attention, and who are you rooting for in the IPL, let us know at Desi Hits!