Mumbai : Aafreen Rachael Vaz, the reigning Femina Miss India Supranational, and Bollywood actor Rahul Roy of Aashiqui fame, set the balls rolling in the Videocon 2nd Billiards Premier League (BPL) 2015.
Maharashtra’s leading billiards pros, including recently crowned Asian Billiards Champion, Dhruv Sitwala, Ashok Shandilaya, Devandra Joshi and Nalin Patel to name a few, and representing different teams, will be seen in action during the nine-day competition. The tall model Aafreen, who was born in Auckland, New Zealand, said that she was glad to be associated with the BPL. “Playing any sport is a skill and billiards is a brilliant game and it’s a lot of fun. The BPL requires a great team effort and the initiative taken to organise this event is great and I was so happy to be associated with this league and I had a great time,” she said after attempting to play a canon.
“There is so much of brotherhood and bonding in this billiards fraternity and if they can keep up that spirit they are more likely to attract more people and also get the media attention,” she said.