Here's what happened before Coldplay took over. Ranveer Singh's energy was infectious.
Jay-Z, who added punjabi tadka to his performance.
Here's a glimpse of The Vamps on stage.
Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman performed before The Vamps.
No less than Shah Rukh Khan introduced Rahman to the crowd (amid hooting and cheers):
Amitabh Bachchan performed with his Wazir co-star Farhan Akhtar.
Sonakshi Sinha, star of films like Akira and Lootera, enthralled the crows too.
Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy trio played tracks from Kal Ho Naa Ho and Jhoom Barabar Jhoom.
Alia Bhatt welcomed Demi Lovato on to the stage.
Arijit Singh, as promised opened the music festival.
Chris Martin and Coldplay have visited India at least twice before but have never performed. Last year, Chris played an impromptu gig in a Delhi nightclub which much of the city missed. He later returned to India with his band to shoot the music video of their song Hymn For The Weekend in Mumbai. Actress Sonam Kapoor featured briefly in the video, alongside no less a person than Beyonce.
Earlier this year, a Coldplay concert in Berlin was packed with actors from Bollywood - Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Sonam Kapoor and Malaika Arora Khan were all spotted.
Aamir Khan skipped the concert as he was headed to Balali, Haryana, for the wedding of wrestler Geeta Phogat, whose father Mahavir he plays in new film Dangal.