1. Rajnikanth got bored from all the bad drama that IRL creates and broke its leg.
Now, it is called IPL.
2. IPL is the only place where Rajnikanth jokes are welcomed by cheer-leaders dancing and waving
3. Rajnikanth is the only celebrity who can turn a boring IPL match on its head.
He can bring rain
4. If Rajnikanth wishes, IPL can have no team and still there would be matches.
5. The players who don’t get paid anywhere came to Rajnikanth can asked to do something for them.
And then, as they say, IPL was born.