The Tamil film stars' team that is to participate in the Celebrity Cricket League, which has triggered interest in various circles, is to be called the Chennai Superstars.
Disclosing this at a press conference, Nadigar Sangam president Sarathkumar said, "We are looking to prepare well for the contest. "
The other three teams in the fray are the Mumbai Heroes, Telugu Tigers and Bangalore Royals. To a question on why the Malayalam film industry was not participating in the first season of the CCL, Sarath Kumar said, "The Malayalam film industry was approached and it seems, they are currently preparing for a grand star show to be held early next year. So, they won't be participating in the first season. However, they have given us an assurance that they will participate in the next season."
Some of the Tamil stars who have confirmed their participation are Sarath Kumar, Abbas, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Simbu, Narain, Shaam, Jai, Karthik Kumar and Vikranth.