Coldplay In India: Farhan Rocks Out, Shraddha Cheers Him On

Farhan Akhtar performed solo and then teamed up with Amitabh Bachchan for a second stint on stage much to the delight of rumoured ladylove Shraddha Kapoor

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin had spent last night partying with Farhan Akhtar and his Rock On 2 co-star Shraddha Kapoor at the actor-singer's housewarming party. (Coldplay In India: Will Chris Martin Be Hungover At The Concert After A Night of Partying?, Nov 19)

And now the duo are front and centre at the Global Citizen India concert headlined by Coldplay and Jay-Z. And this time they are not hiding their affection for each other.

After Amitabh Bachchan's performance with the Shillong Chamber Choir,it was Farhan Akhtar's turn to take to the mic in front of the 70,000 strong crowd.

The singer-actor performed hits from his hit musical Rock On and then sang a track from Wazir with Amitabh Bachchan.

Shraddha, who was one of the opening star acts of the show was spotted cheering Farhan on from the backstage area.

The event of the year  began at the MMRDA grounds with  Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra taking to the stage to introduce the goals of Global Citizen, the international charity which has bought the international acts to India.

The concert started with a ballad sung by composer trio Shankar Ehsaan Loy who were accompanied by the multi-genre, Dadar-based choir `The Salvation Singers', conducted by Dylan D'Souza.

The day-long party of sorts will also include Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is expected to send a message through video conference.

Stars including Vidya Balan, Vivek Oberoi, Sonam Kapoor and Karan Johar have addressed the crowd, urging them on to do their part for the country.

Other acts who are expected to take the stage include Ranveer Singh, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Kareena Kapoor who will speak in support of the "Shuruaat Hoon Main" message.


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