Shilpa and boyfriend Raj buy stake in Rajasthan Royals

February 3rd, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty and London-based businessman Raj Kundra Tuesday announced that they had bought a 12 percent stake in the Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals.”The team’s success story last year was an inspiration for me. That’s why I am investing in this team,” Kundra said at a press conference here.

The couple has invested $15.4 million in the team.

Shilpa called it a strategic business investment and said: “I completely relate to Rajasthan Royals. My story is similar to the team’s journey to the top. It is an honour to be a part of Rajasthan Royals.”

Rajasthan Royals won the IPL tournament last year.

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