Coldplay's gig at the Global Citizen Concert on Saturday was extra special for Indian fans because the band's frontman Chris Martin sang Maa Tujhe Salaam with Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman
Chris Martin, Coldplay and Global Citizen Festival - three words that have taken India by storm. Chris Martin was spotted playing cricket with Sachin Tendulkar hours before the Global Citizen Festival
Decks have officially been cleared for Coldplay and Mumbai, Bollywood celebs like Shah Rukh Khan, AR Rahman, Shraddha Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor gave a grand welcome party Coldplay's frontman Chris Martin
"Chris Martin has come in to Mumbai today. The rest (of the band members) will follow," Sabbas Joseph, director, Wizcraft International Entertainment which is producing Global Citizen Festival India, told IANS.
The concert in Mumbai will be headlined by Coldplay. After taking names of Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan, he mentioned Katrina and moved on to Farhan Akhtar's only after adding a Khan to Katrina's name
The six-hour event will also have performances by Ranveer Singh, Farhan Akhtar and A R Rahman along with international rapper Jay-Z. Ranveer will perform to a medley of his popular tracks
"Yes Coldplay is set to perform in Mumbai on November 19 at the MMRDA and the show is being put together by the Global Citizen Festival run by Chris Martin," says a source. The event is a charitable one and the intention behind the concert is to support a noble cause, of removing extreme poverty
Should you not have spent your afternoon on Twitter, you might currently be laboring under the impression that the Chris Martin-fronted Coldplay - only one of the biggest rock bands in the world - is playing at musician Vishal Dadlani's Mumbai home tonight. Allow us to disabuse you of the notion - they are not, whatever these tweets might claim
Another source reveals all four members of the band - Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman and Will Champion - shot a Holi sequence in Worli Gaon on Wednesday, adding: "Their trip is being kept as discreet as possible because they want to steer clear of the paparazzi."