Sony, WWE to bring back WWE Live in Dec
MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Networks India and WWE are bringing back WWE Live to India with two shows in New Delhi at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium on 8 and 9 December. Ticket information about the events will be announced in the coming weeks.
The shows will feature “The Modern-Day Maharaja”, current WWE Champion Jinder Mahal, who will be accompanied by The Singh Brothers. In addition, WWE LIVE will feature WWE Superstars Roman Reignm, 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, offering Indian fans a localized WWE viewing experience.
Sony Pictures Networks Sports and distribution business President Rajesh Kaul said, “WWE 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 WWE Superstars.”
WWE India VP and GM Sheetesh Srivastava stated, “Following 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.”