The Mpower Fest 2018 Ft. Vishal & Shekhar, Amaal and Armaan, Shalmali
The Mpower Fest is a night of music with a bigger purpose. Come witness performances by some of the top names in Bollywood and comedy, which aims to spark a conversation about the bigger issues of mental health - stamping out stigma, open conversations, the need for seeking help and so much more, through the medium of a concert. At Mpower Fest, you'll see a stellar lineup who passionately advocate for mental health awareness come together to perform for a greater purpose. Power packed performances, and a powerful message.
The headline performers are the Bollywood powerhouse, Vishal & Shekhar. The duo rose to prominence when they composed the songs for the film Jhankaar Beats which included the song "Tu Aashiqui Hai." They won the Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent for Jhankaar Beats. In 2005, they composed the songs for three films: Salaam Namaste, Dus and Bluffmaster.
Vishal Dadlani is also the vocalist of Mumbai-based rock and electronic band Pentagram. He collaborated with Imogen Heap on the song "Minds Without Fear" for an episode of The Dewarists.
Shekhar Ravjiani is a trained classical singer (under Ustad Niaz Ahmed Khan). He learned to play the accordion from his father, a music enthusiast, Hasmukh Ravjiani. Shekhar was a participant of Zee TV singing contest Sa Re Ga Ma Pa in 1997.
Armaan Malik Popularly known as the 'Prince Of Romance' – Armaan Malik is the youngest & brightest singing sensation of India. He is the voice behind some of the biggest contemporary hits of our times like - Bol Do Na Zara, Sab Tera, Main Hoon Hero Tera, Wajah Tum Ho, Main Rahoon Ya Na Rahoon and many more.
The winner of Filmfare, GiMA, Mirchi Music Awards & the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Foundation Award. 23-year-old Armaan is already taking the world by storm .His latest singles Ghar Se Nikalte Hi & Ready To Move have crossed 90 million views cumulatively winning hearts of his fans around the world.
Amaal Mallik Talent knows no age they say, 26 year old Amaal Mallik is a testament to that adage! He is one of the youngest music composer to receive an IIFA, Filmfare, GIMA, Sony Guild, Star Screen Awards, Fever 104 Awards, TOIFA and even the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Composer - Singer Amaal Malik's portfolio boasts of super hit music. Though essentially known for his love ballads, the last one year with films like Badrinath Ki Dulhania, MS, Dhoni, Baaghi, Airlift, Kapoor & Sons, Mubarakaan, Noor, to the recent blockbuster Golmaal Again. He says, "I have learnt a lot from my directors Neeraj Pandey, Nikhil Advani, Shakun Batra, Shashank Khaitan, Rohit Shetty, Nitya Mehra and Sabbir Khan. They have let me create something new every time, with their films. The Sooraj Dooba Hai Hit maker gave a string of hits but at the same time brought in some Hip Hop & Country Pop genres with Kar Gayi Chul and Sau Aasmaan with different label, and he is a favorite with all. It were songs like Main Hoon Hero Tera, Bol Do Naa Zara, Sab Tera, Kaun Tujhe, Jab Tak that gave him the stamp of the love ballad maker. Amaal is the second youngest music composer to win the Filmfare award at the age of 25 for Sooraj Dooba Hai, after Rehman won for Roja at the age of 29. His contribution to Bollywood has received worldwide recognition, to the extent that Diplo, one of the world's best DJs has played his tracks.
Shalmali Kholgade Our next act at The Mpower Fest is Filmfare Award Winner, Shalmali Kholgade. Having started her tutelage at the age of 8, under her mother Uma Kholgade, a renowned classical singer, Kholgade began her Bollywood playback singing career with the song "Pareshaan" for the film Ishaqzaade (2012), which earned her wide success and several awards and nominations, including the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer. The following year, she garnered a second nomination in the Best Female Playback Singer category at Filmfare for singing the song "Balam Pichkari" from the coming-of-age romance Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) and received praise for the song "Baby Ko Bass Pasand Hai" from the sports drama Sultan (2016), both of which rank among one of the highest-grossing Bollywood film.
Date : November 11 | Time : 4:30PM | Venue : JioGarden, BKC, Mumbai.
Tickets Starts INR 374 - 2,000