Vishal - Shekhar | Amit Trivedi | Raftaar | Rekha Bhardwaj | Badshah | Zubeen Garg | Harshdeep Kaur | Divya Kumar | Mohammed Irfan | Shefali Alvares | Ash King | Harrdy Sandhu | Babbal Rai | Jassie Gill | Shashi Suman | Zublee Baruah
Bollywood Music Project is the first multi-genre, multi-stage festival for millennials to get up close and watch their iconic Bollywood legends perform in an avatar never seen live before. Bring musicians from the industry together in an experimental, alternative or mainstream manner to create a festival that is rightfully their own.
3 Stages, 30+ Headlining Acts, 6+ Genres of Music, Experience zones in front of thousands of screaming fans. For the first time ever, the biggest names in Bollywood playback singing along with the biggest names in alternative names in the industry will come together to perform at the Bollywood Music Project in Delhi.
VISHAL - SHEKHAR
Vishal - Shekhar are a musician duo comprising of Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani. They are known to score music for Hindi, Telugu and Marathi films. Vishal is also the vocalist of Mumbai-based electronic band Pentagram, and Shekhar is a trained classical singer. The duo rose to prominence with the film Jhankaar Beats (2003). Their music for the film won them the Filmfare Award for New Music Talent. They followed it up with Musafir (2004) which included hits such as Saaki and Door Se Paas. Apart from cinema, they have also been judges on popular T.V. shows such as Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 and Star Voice of India. They have also composed the official anthem for IPL seasons 6 and 7. Their best works include movies such as Bluffmaster (2005), Om Shanti Om (2007), Dostana (2008), Ra.One (2011), The Dirty Picture (2011) and the recent films Happy New Year (2014) and Fan (2016). Their music will soon be heard in the highly awaited films Sultan, releasing in July and Banjo, in September, 2016. They have also composed music for the film Befikre, which releases in December, 2016.
Amit Trivedi is an Indian music composer, singer and lyricist, known for his work in Bollywood. After having composed jingles and music for theatre and non-film albums, he made his debut as a music composer with the suspense thriller, Aamir in 2008. He shot to fame with the critically acclaimed film, Dev D (2009), for which he also won the National Film Award for Best Music Direction in the year 2010. Amit has also composed for films like Ishaqzaade (2012), Lootera (2013), Kai po che! (2013), Udaan (2010), Wake Up Sid (2009), Bombay Talkies (2013) and No One Killed Jessica (2011). He featured in MTV's popular music show, Coke Studio, which eventually went on to become a rage. His work was last heard in the films Shaandar (2015) and Fitoor (2016). He also has composed music for the film, Udta Punjab (2016).
Raftaar, the fastest Hindi rapper, started his career with Manj from RDB and gave Bolllywood hits like Tamanche Pe Disco, Whistle Baja, Singh & Kaur. His record-breaking song Swag Mera Desi won the Best Urban Single at the Britasia Music Awards. He is releasing his solo album this year, titled Zero to Infinity.
Rekha Bharadwaj is an Indian singer known for her distinctive singing style. She learnt music for six years at Gandharva Mahavidyala, following which she met Pt. Amarnath, who trained her in Gharana singing. In 2004, Rekha collaborated with Gulzar and released her first album, Ishqa Ishqa (2004). She is married to renowned Hindi film director Vishal Bharadwaj and is the recipient of a National Film Award (Best Female Playback Singer) for the film Ishqiya (2010). She also won the Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer (Female) for the song 'Darling'. Her most notable works include Namak Ishq Ka Omkara (2006), Sasural Genda Phool Delhi 6 (2009), Kabira Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), Hamari Atariya Pe Dedh Ishqiya (2014).
Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia, better known by his stage name Badshah is an Indian rapper, singer, songwriter and musician known for his Hindi, Haryanvi, and Punjabi songs. He started his career in 2006 in his group Mafia Mundeer and gained spontaneous popularity among youth. His music has been featured in Bollywood soundtracks for films such as the 2014 film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and Sonam Kapoor starrer Khoobsurat (2014). He has also collaborated with artists such as Gippy Grewal, Diljeet Dosanjh, Manj Musik, Raftaar (singer), Navv Inder and Aastha Gill among others. His song, ''DJ Waley Babu'' was ranked number three within 24 hours of the release on the platform. The song also crossed a million views on YouTube within 30 hours. In 2016, he collaborated with Inder on 'Wakhra Swag' which won the 2016 Punjabi Music Awards for best duo/group and most popular song of the year award.
Zubeen Garg is an Indian director, composer, actor and songwriter from Jorhat, Assam. He received training in music under the guidance of Guru Robin Banarjee and Guru Romoni Rai. Zubeen has sung in over 40 languages, and is adept at many musical instruments like guitar, dhol, mandolin and percussions. He is a prominent actor, and has appeared in National Award winning films Mon Jai (2008) and Dinabandhu (2005). Zubeen also lent his voice for Hindi films like Namastey London (2007), Oh My God! (2012) and Krrish 3 (2013).
Harshdeep Kaur is an Indian singer, who made her mark in Bollywood with her popular Sufi songs. Trained at the Delhi School of Music, she has sung some leading Bollywood songs such as Katiya Karoon (Rockstar), Heer (Jab Tak Hai Jaan) and Ik Onkar (Rang De Basanti). Harshdeep is also the winner of the reality show Junoon, Kuch Kar Dikhaane Ka.
Born and brought up in Hyderabad, Irfan's talent was first identified by his guru Ramachari, who trained him in music. He then went on to win the title of Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star 2 and is also one of the more popular contestants of Amul STAR Voice of India and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. He caught the attention of veteran singer SP Balasubrahmanyam during a concert in Hyderabad, who then recommended him to AR Rahman, and thus began his Bollywood playback singing career with background vocals for Mani Ratnam's 'Raavan'. His smash hits include Banjaara - Ek Villain / Phir Mohabbat Karne Chala - Murder 2 / Dard Dilo Ke - The Xpose.
Shefali Alvares is an Indian singer. She is known for songs like Tera Naam Japdi Phiran, Tu Mera Hero, Subah Hone Na De, I Will Do The Talking Tonight, Badtameez Dil, Party On My Mind and O Gujaria amongst others.
Shefali's raw energy has been staged at an eclectic and wide variety of venues and festivals around India and internationally. She stands above all with evocative weaving vocals and infectious hooks scorching the entertainment industry, bigger than ever.
Ash King is a singer of Bengali origin based in London. He made his playback singing debut in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's Delhi-6. His first Bollywood break was with A. R. Rahman on the film Delhi-6 which he recorded at Rahman's personal studio. Since then he has gone on to sing Te Amo for the film Dum Maaro Dum, I Love You for the film Bodyguard and featured on Suno Aisha from the film Aisha. Ash Featured on Lady Gaga's official single for Bad Romance on a remix of Just Dance, this was also used in the remix album and the Asian release of the album. Ash is also a prominent singer in the UK, having sang and co-wrote the song Love Is Blind which he sang with singer Ramzi and featured on the song Look For Me with Hard Kaur, including performances at Glastonbury Festival for the BBC the main stage at the BBC London Mela,
Bengali song ''Kothin'' of Bojhena Shey Bojhena film. He also took part in MTV India's prestigious 'MTV Unplugged' - Series 2, with a whole episode dedicated to his hits. Other performers included A R Rahman, Sunidhi Chauhan and Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan. In April 2013 he headlined a concert at the prestigious Southbank Centre in London, alongside Sufi/Bollywood singer Harshdeep Kaur.
Born into a warrior clan of Sandhu's who are known for their tenacious fighting abilities and a never say die attitude. His journey began when his father held his little hand and took him to the cricket field. This was going to be his home for the next decade. He locked horns with the best of the best on the field and emerged as a winner most of the time. But a fatal injury ended his dream to represent the country. The divine had showered another gift on to him. The gift of a distinct and sharp voice. Humming to the beats of folk songs at his native village, he reached his true calling. Well grounded and connected to his roots Harrdy draws inspiration from the Malwa culture for his singing. His singing is an amalgamation of Urban folk and Contemporary Punjabi.
Born as Simranjit Singh Rai, Babbal Rai is a Punjabi singer, song writer and film actor. Rai's 'Australian Challa' made him a youtube sensation. His music career took a flight when his first album Sau Putt which brought him into the limelight in the Punjabi music industry. In 2012, he released his single track 'Sohni'. It is reported that Rai feels that his claim to fame is to sing what he feels from his heart. Rai also sang his first playback song for Jimmy Shergill's Punjabi film Rangeelay and this has been his only known playback track uptil now. His multi starrer project for 9X Tashan 'Kudi Tu Pataka' was released the following year and was highly acclaimed by the audience. In 2014, Babbal released his second album Girlfriend under the label Speed Records in which the tracks like 'Yaarian', 'Tere layi', 'Tuttian', 'Jattan da Munda' were a huge success. The song Akh Teri was the most acclaimed track in the album. He released videos of four songs- Akh Teri, Jattan da munda, Yaarian and Tere layi- from his album 'Girlfriend' which were huge hits. In 2014, he featured in his debut film Mr and Mrs 420 along with Yuvraj Hans, Bindu Dhillon, Jassi Gill and Jaswinder Bhalla and appeared in a dual-role cameo, a first in Punjabi film industry.
Jassie Gill is an Indian Singer and Actor of Punjabi origin. His real birth name is Jasdeep Singh Gill. He was born in a Jatt Sikh Family in Jandali village near Khanna, Ludhiana. He made his debut in 2011 with the album Bachmate which went on to became an instant success with the hit song 'Chudiyan' that won everyone's hearts. In 2012, he followed up this up by releasing the single 'Vigre Sharabi' which expanded his image with the youth. In January 2013, he released his second album Bachmate 2 which went on to become an even bigger hit than the previous album and his song Lancer became one of the biggest hits of the year. He then followed this up with the hit song 'Classmate' that featured in the movie Daddy Cool Munde Fool. In September 2013, he came out with another single 'Pyar Mera' which too went on to carve a place for itself in the hearts of millions worldwide. His recent numbers not only have become youth anthems but have also been followed by the older brigade. He made his debut as an actor in Punjabi Cinema with three movies, a first for any actor.
The festival is an initiative of Event Capital (A Laqshya Media Group Company) and TM Talent Management. The two-day festival is guaranteed to leave you with a whole new perspective on Bollywood and make you fall in love with it even more.