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Pro Kabaddi League
Kabaddi Fans react to the ongoing success of Pro Kabaddi League
In a nation, where cricket rules the roost, it is the Pro Kabaddi League, which has been the talk of the town. But Kabaddi players such as Manjit Chillar, Jasmer Singh, Navneet Gautam, Rakesh Kumar are taking Indian household by storm with their performances.

The long gone forgotten sport of India, Kabaddi is gradually gaining popularity, all due to the introduction of Pro Kabaddi League in India. Fans are pouring out in huge numbers to watch these star players showcase their skills. Suddenly the Kabaddi League is taking the form of IPL. Overall, it is the sport, which is benefiting. There is a genuine excitement amongst fans of different teams across the nation.

Hence, Nimbuzz - Pulse of the Nation, which is a new Social Opinion Poll Index reached out to the new and old fans of this indigenous sport to understand their perspective on the sport and what do they think of its future in the country. This very user-friendly mobile chat interface threw up questions with multiple-choice answers, where the results provided a very interesting take on the entire competition.

Here is a breakdown of some of the questions that were asked by Nimbuzz:

How interesting do you think the matches are?

Respondents: 34,210

  • Boring – 17%

  • Just about okay – 24%

  • Interesting – 39%

  • Very interesting – 20%

Where are you most likely to talk/ comment about the league?


  • Facebook – 23%

  • Twitter – 27%

  • SMS's – 9%

  • Chat apps – 41%

Which is the team you think will win the league?

Respondents: 46,403

  • U Mumba – 26%

  • Patna Pirates – 20%

  • Jaipur Pink Panthers – 42%

  • Bengaluru Bulls – 12%

If a celebrity is present in the crowd, does it encourage you to view the match for more time on TV?

Respondents: 38,911

  • Yes – 58%

  • No – 19%

  • Maybe – 23%

Which celebrity are you eager to see cheer for the tournament?

Respondents: 24,426

  • Aishwarya Rai – 29%

  • Katrina Kaif – 33%

  • Priyanka Chopra – 22%

  • Kareena Kapoor – 16%

Which Kabaddi team owner do you want to see play the game?


  • Abhishek Bachchan – 37%

  • Ronnie Screwwalla – 35%

  • Radha Kapoor – 28%

Which celebrity performer would you like to see for the closing ceremony of the league?


  • Mika – 23%

  • Atif Aslam – 10%

  • Yo Yo Honey Singh – 41%

  • Arijit Singh - 26%

Which Bollywood celebrity do you think should next own a Kabaddi Team, next season?

Respondents: 6,104

  • Salman Khan – 29%

  • Ranbir Kapoor – 41%

  • Saif Ali Khan- -21%

  • Vidya Balan- 9%

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