Cuttack, January 6, 2024: Odisha Juggernauts became the third team to make it to the semifinals of Ultimate Kho Kho Season 2, scoring a narrow 30-27 victory over Gujarat Giants at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Cuttack on Sunday. The star cast of Odia movie ‘Dear Purusha’ including Jhilik Bhattacharjee, Bobby Mishra, Debasish patra, Partha Sarathi ray, Bm Baishali, Ananya Mishra, Anuradha Panigrahy and Jiit Chakraborty came to attend the match between Odisha Juggernauts and Gujarat Giants and cheered for the home team as they defeated Gujarat by 30-27 to enter the semifinals of Ultimate kho kho being held at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor stadium in Cuttack on Saturday. They also brought people from their own fan clubs to watch the match and support Odisha Juggernauts.
Speaking on the occasion, actor Parth Sarathi said, “We are delighted to see the star cast of our film join us in today’s match and encourage the players and the victory of Odisha Juggernauts has added to the joy. The re-emergence of other traditional sports like Kho Kho and the initiatives taken by the Odisha government in this regard are certainly praiseworthy. “We have thoroughly enjoyed today’s match and are also considering making a film on sports in the coming days,” said Jhilik Bhattacharjee, producer and actress of Film ‘Dear Purusha’. ”