Vishal Bhardwaj, Farhan Akhtar To Headline Gaana Bollywood Music Project

Image Courtesy: Source

With an eclectic mix of artists in the line-up, the 2018 edition of the Bollywood Music Project 2018 promises to be its biggest one yet.

Actor-singer and filmmaker Farhan Akhtar and director-composer Vishal Bhardwaj will headline the Delhi edition of Gaana Bollywood Music Project 2018.

The multi-genre Bollywood music festival is set to take off for the second time at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Grounds on 27th & 28th January with a line-up featuring some of the biggest names in Bollywood music across genres.

Farhan will be seen performing with his rock band Farhan Live, and Bhardwaj will also take the stage, read a statement. Along with them Amitabh Bhattacharya will perform for the first time, while playback singer Shalmali Kholgade will croon some of her favourite Bollywood songs. The Suryansh Project, also known as The King of Unplugged, Paras Maan and Prithvi Gandharv, apart from Ashish Chhabra, Milind Gaba-Mellow D, Zephyr and Simar Kaur and Zublee Baruah ft. Gaurav Dutta and Goldie Sohel, will also perform.

Vishal Bhardwaj, Filmmaker, Singer and Composer commented, “In India, people may forget a film, but if a song becomes popular, they always remember it. Music is food for my soul. Gaana Bollywood Music Project in Delhi is going to be an amazing experience.”

Actor, Film-maker and Singer, Farhan Akhtar said, “I am looking forward to perform for my fans in our capital. Playing in Delhi is special as the audience always gives us a lot of love. To connect with them through my music is very exciting and this time it’s happening at the Gaana Bollywood Music Project along with other performers. Fun times await.”

Speaking on the festival, Swaroop Banerjee, CEO, Event Capital quoted, “We received incredible love and support in the first season and we are working towards living up to it in the second. Over 50 performers will take up two main stages and entertain fans of Bollywood music for two whole days. The festival installations are going to be larger than life and the F&B experience has been curated keeping in mind the family audiences in Delhi. Gaana BMP fans will see a collaborative mix of Bollywood Punjabi, Hip Hop, Sufi, Romance, Folk, Funk and Pop, making this the only complete multi-genre Bollywood music ensemble anywhere in the world and it gives me immense pride to showcase our own music in the heart of the Indian Capital.”

Prashan Agarwal, COO – Gaana said, “As a brand, we believe in building experiences that have power to profoundly impact emotions and memories of our audiences, Music festivals like Gaana Bollywood Music Project provides a unique opportunity for artists and fans to forge meaningful personal connections. Nothing comes quite as close to the exhilaration of seeing your favorite artist perform live, the act of sharing the moment with a community of fellow fans, sweating it out together as you scream lyrics from the top of your lungs – that’s when real memories are formed and relationship with brand gets even more stronger.”