Henry has already reached the city and was present at a PUMA store in Kolkata where hundreds of fans were eagerly waiting to welcome the legend.
Thierry Henry addressed the media and spoke in detail about the ISL and other aspects of his career.
When asked about his knowledge of the Indian Super League, Thierry Henry said: "Freddie Ljungberg and Nicolas Anelka have told me about the difficulty level of the ISL.
"Can't wait to watch tonight's match. The Game has evolved & strikers are asked to do different things these days."
On asked about his football career the maestro said: "I tried to be the best player I could be. I was always happy as a player but never satisfied. I always wanted to achieve more. I was fortunate to have played under Arsene Wenger."
Thierry Henry recently took up the job of assistant coach of the Belgium national team. He is serving second fiddle to former Everton boss Roberto Martinez.
On asked about his managerial career, the Gunners legend said: "I am in a learning phase right now in my career as a football coach."