World’s largest Bollywood music festival – Bollywood music project 5th edition kickstarted on a high note in Mumbai at Jio World Garden today. A largescale multi-genre festival, music lovers in India have probably never had it better. Showcasing a bewildering range of artists starting on a sunny Mumbai afternoon till night, multiple adventure zone at BMP Mela and lip-smacking gastronomical delights added to the festivity. Artists performed for a crowd of thousands with back to back performances across Stage 1 and Stage 2
The finale act on Day 1 was the highlight of the evening with a surprise performance by Arijit Singh, who performed along with Vishal Bhardwaj Live on stage. The audience was in for a surprise and went wild when they witnessed Arijit Singh on Guitar playing for Vishal Bhardwaj. Everyone was hooting for Arijit, when Vishal Bhardwaj announced, “He will be supporting me in my performance today. I want to listen to Arijit as much as you guys and we will have him perform in-between”. Vishal Bhardwaj and Arijit had a fun time on stage, with Vishal telling Arijit’s secrets to the audiences about his filmmaking. Vishal Bhardwaj churned out hits including Paani paani re, Chappa Chappa chadka chale, zaban pe laga re, Pehli baar mohabbat ki hai where Arijit joined him, Dhan te nan amongst others. Arijit’s and Vishal’s Live jamming session on Naino ki mat manyo re along with the great musicians had the audience shout once more!!
Day 1 of BMP left audience spoilt for choices with some outstanding performances by Divine, BPraak, Neha Bhasin, Md. Irfan amongst others.