AB de Villiers Begins “The 360 Show” With A Rendition Of His Favorite Hindi Song
By CricShots - Mar 13, 2024 7:32 pm
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AB de Villiers, the renowned South African cricket legend, continues to demonstrate his fondness for Indian culture through his latest venture. Known for his love of music and entertainment, de Villiers has recently launched a new YouTube show titled “The 360 Show.” In this series, he delves into various cricketing topics and hosts discussions with guests to analyze matches.

AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers

With the highly anticipated Indian Premier League (IPL) just around the corner, de Villiers took the opportunity to introduce his show in a unique way. During a recent episode, he showcased his admiration for Indian music by humming a popular Hindi song, claiming it to be his favourite.

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The song de Villiers chose was “Suraj Ki Baahon Mein” from the Bollywood film “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara” (2011), featuring stars like Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif, Abhay Deol, and Farhan Akhtar. His spirited rendition of the catchy tune highlighted his genuine affection for Indian cinema and its musical offerings.


AB de Villiers’ deep appreciation for Indian culture is well-documented. Throughout his illustrious career with the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the IPL, he not only dazzled fans with his exceptional batting prowess but also embraced the local language and traditions.

Even after retiring from all forms of cricket following the 2021 IPL season, his bond with India and its vibrant entertainment industry remains strong. Notably, de Villiers famously proposed to his then-girlfriend, now-wife Danielle Swart, at the iconic Taj Mahal in 2012, further cementing his connection with the country.

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As the IPL gears up for another thrilling edition, RCB, de Villiers’ former team, is set to kick off the tournament against the Chennai Super Kings on March 22 at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has unveiled the schedule for the initial 21 matches, with RCB slated to play their remaining games against the Punjab Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders, and Lucknow Super Giants at their home ground, the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.