Salman Khan interested in buying an IPL franchise

Mumbai, Aug 26 (PTI) Salman Khan could become the latest Bollywood superstar to join the Indian Premier League bandwagon with the actor today expressing his interest in bidding for a franchise for the 2011 edition of the cash-rich event.

Salman met IPL Chairman and Commissioner Lalit Modi today and discussed the procedure to buy a team for the 2011 edition which will see the addition of two more franchises.

Modi disclosed that Salman was in discussion with him on this matter for the last few months but they had a formal meeting only now.

"We were having a discussion for last few months but this is our first official meeting," Modi said.

Modi said although it was too early to say anything but he felt the actor was a "serious buyer".

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