At the Global Citizen Festival here at New York on Saturday evening, Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra shared the stage with Martin to make some announcements about the event’s debut India edition scheduled for November 19.
As seen in a video shared by a Coldplay fan on Twitter, Martin took to the stage to name the celebrities participating at the event and unknowingly suffixed Kapoor to the name of Katrina, who was earlier dating actor Ranbir Kapoor.
Coldplay will be headlining the event in India. It will be the band’s maiden concert in the country, and fans have lapped up tickets to watch the show live.
Initially, there were rumours that the tickets were being sold for Rs 25000, however later it was annouced that tickets were being sold at the price of Rs 5000. It’s first phases sold out almost within few hours and the tickets had hiked to Rs 7500.
Meanwhile Global Citizens are also announcing a few online activities by which one can also get free tickets to the concert.
Produced by Wizcraft International in India, the show will also feature performances by the hip-hop legend Jay Z, and Bollywood stars Aamir Khan, Ranveer Singh, Katrina Kaif, Farhan Akhtar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Arjun Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor along with music maestro A.R. Rahman, music composer trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and singers Arijit Singh and Monali Thakur.