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Sony Pictures Sports Network and youth icon Farhan Akhtar embark on the ‘Road to Madrid’ for the prestigious UEFA Champions League Grand Finale

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MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Sports Network along with Farhan Akhtar - UEFA’s official guest from India, kicked off a series of exciting activities leading up to the build-up of the most awaited UEFA Champions League finals. Bollywood actor, Farhan Akhtar will be heading to watch the finals of the tournament at the Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid, Spain on 1st June 2019. Fans can watch the second leg of the UEFA Champions League Semi-Finals and the Finals live and exclusive on SONY TEN 2 and SONY TEN 2 HD channels.

With just four teams left in the race to the finals, UEFA Champions League 2019, is nearing a thrilling climax and Farhan will be present at the stadium, giving a new dimension to the event for the fans in India. The actor has been an instrumental medium to bring the stories of sportsmen to the big screens with his choice of projects like ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ and ‘Toofan’ which makes him an ideal contender for an off- screen sports collaboration with the world’s biggest club football league.

As a build-up to the knockout stage of the tournament, Sony Pictures Sports Network launched the ‘My Reasons to Watch UEFA Champions League’ campaign. The campaign captures the enthusiasm and passion of various kinds of fans, ranging from fanboys to peripheral football viewers who profess their reasons for watching the most prestigious club competition in the world, the UEFA Champions League.

In an endeavor to bring a larger than life experience to football enthusiasts in India, Sony Pictures Sports Network in association with PVR Cinemas, will for the first time, be screening the UEFA Champions League finals LIVE on the big screen, across five cities in India. Football fans from Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Kolkata and Chennai can enjoy the clash of the titans with friends and family at PVR cinemas near them.

To further enhance the viewing experience for audiences the sports network will also feature a ‘UEFA Champions League Studio Show’ with a host of expert panelists on board, presenting in-depth pre, mid and post-match analysis.

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