The debut edition of Lollapalooza in India came to an end last night in Mumbai with American DJ Diplo and rock band The Strokes as the headlining acts. The Strokes performed their evergreen songs like ‘Last Nite’ and ‘Take it or leave it’. They also seem to be caught up in the Pathaan fever, as they mentioned the movie on stage.
“I watched Pathaan last night and I am very inspired," said Julian Casablancas, the lead singer of the rock band during their time on stage.
Diplo was seen donning a black sweatshirt with former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s name and pictures printed on the front. He played various hit tracks, including ‘Lean On’ and ‘Where are you now’. He also performed the Punjabi song ‘Mundian tu bach ke’ during his 90-minute performance.
Indian rapper Divine also enthralled the audience on the final day of the global musical festival. He got everyone grooving to his songs including numbers like ‘Mirchi’, ‘Kaam Pachees’, and ‘Baazigar’. The rapper also paid tribute to the late rapper Sidhu Moosewala by playing one of his songs.
“I am blessed to have worked with Sidhu, we won’t let the music die," said Divine in between his performance.
K-pop star Jackson Wang has been grabbing attention since the moment he landed in Mumbai on Saturday and greeted his Indian fans with ‘Namaste’. He performed some of his greatest hits like ‘Go Ghost’ and ‘Come Alive’.
The opening performance on Sunday was given by Aadya followed by Apache, Parimal Shais, and Raveena.
Bollywood celebs including actors Hrithik Roshan, Sussanne Khan, Kajol, Rajkummar Rao, Patralekha and Huma Qureshi cheered on their favourite artists amongst others. A crowd of thousands attended the musical extravaganza to hear their favourite artists at the Mahalaxmi racecourse.
The main highlights of the final day of the two-day event included performances by the US-based band Cigarettes After Sex, and Indian singer and songwriter Prateek Kuhad, among others. At least 40 artists performed at the festival across four stages in two days.
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