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#BOLLYWOODMONSTER Concert

Begins at 4:00 PM
July 19 2019
Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Dr,
Mississauga, L5B 3C1

FREE!

The largest South Asian Festival in Canada takes flight with a FREE concert, film festival, delicious food available for purchase, various vendor’s displays, and more. Bollywood music, bhangra dance, other amazing performance, with Nikhita Gandhi as a highlight of the evening – Bollywood star coming all the way from India! Bring your friends and family to be a part of this FREE event with thousands of Bollywood fans singing and dancing in the heart of Mississauga

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INTERNATIONAL STAR
  • Nikhita Gandhi is an Indian playback singer who has worked in both the Bollywood industry and other film industries in India. As a half-Punjabi and half-Bengali artist, she has performed in Hindi, Telugu, Bengali and Tamil.

    Nikhita’s Bollywood Breakthrough came when she sang the hit song “Ladio”, composed by A.R. Rahman for the film “/”. Since then, she has been singing chartbusters non-stop in the Bollywood Industry. She recently paired up with Arjit Singh for the super hit song “Qaafirana” from Kedernath, winning the Sony MIX Audience Award in 2019 and earning critical acclaim for the song. Nikhita was the voice of Deepika Padukone in the title song for the film “Raabta” for which she also won Zee Cine Awards 2018 for Best Playback Singer – Female

    Nikhita Gandhi is excited to take the stage for the first time in Canada at #BollywoodMonster Mashup in 2019.

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CANADIAN STARS
  • Founder of Reign Yash Dance Academy, Yashwanth Koppala is a Toronto-based dancer and choreographer with 14 years of professional dance experience. He started learning at the age of five and is trained in various dance forms including Bollywood, hip-hop, semi-classical, lyrical and contemporary. Hailing from India, Yashwanth has taken part in several dance reality shows including Dhee1,2,3, Gharashana and Super Dancers, and even received accolades from celebrities and dance masters. After moving to Canada, he successfully managed to establish himself as a dancer and choreographer, and launch his own dance academy within a short time. In the past four years, Yashwanth has performed in various events that took place in Ontario, especially the Greater Toronto Area. Some of the main events include Taste of India, Toronto International South Asian Film Awards, Diwalirazzmataz 2018, Panorama, FIMCA Awards, Carassauga, and Lactose Summer Festival 2018. In addition to festivals and award shows, the Reign Yash Dance team also performs for corporate and private events.

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CANADIAN STAR
  • Parichay, is an Indo-Canadian Bollywood Music Composer, Producer & Singer/Songwriter. With 3 studio albums under his belt, his biggest break came in 2016 when he became the first ever non-resident Indian to do 4 out of 5 songs in a mainstream Bollywood film for production powerhouse, Tips, including the mega hit Bollywood track ‘Peene Ki Tamanna’.

    In addition to collaborating with some of the biggest artists in the Bollywood music industry, he has also worked with Bollywood A-list actors such as Nargis Fakhri & Sonakshi Sinha as well as international artists such as Sean Kingston, Canadian Rap legend, Kardinal Offishall, and multi-platinum, Grammy winning producer, Boi-1Da.

    Parichay has over 100 Million views on his music on YouTube and has toured the world performing at over 500 events. He is currently working on his 4th studio album titled “Moodz” that is said to have a never-heard-before hybrid sound called “Bolly-Trap”.

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CANADIAN STARS
  • Waris Virse De brings Punjabi folks dance forms and music. Teams range from kids to adult performing on tracks and live music.

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CANADIAN STARS
  • Shobha

    Shobha is trained in Carnatic and Hindustani Classical music and also enjoys singing Bollywood Music, Ghazals, Indian folk and Western music. She has sung for many product commercials and released several music albums in various languages in India and Canada. Her most recent accomplishment is releasing her own single “Raahein – produced here in Canada by Awaazein” and a beautiful Ghazal Halat Ye Hai – written composed and also recorded here in Canada. Shobha has mentored many upcoming talents and local artists here in Toronto when she was invited to judge various music competitions – CMR Star Search 101.3, Panorama India, Super Singing Star Contest, etc. She is also a popular radio artist in Canada, USA and the Caribbean.

    Shobha has performed at many concerts across the globe and also strived tirelessly to the use her talent to giving back to the community by participating at charity events and fund raisers i.e. Breast cancer society foundation- Canada, Handi Care International – India, Heart and Stroke Foundation- Canada and others. Shobha is a recipient of 2 Awards in 2016 in the category of performing arts and her contribution to music

    Dhiraj

    Dhiraj Barla is a software developer by profession and a singer by passion. He works to feed his family and sing to feed his soul.His musical journey started at a very young age. As a kid, He used to sing along with the radio. Being the only one who can sing in his whole family, growing up was loads of fun for him. A good melody with good lyrical value is a great inspiration for him.

    He is a trained Classical Carnatic Singer. He enjoys singing various styles of music such as Clasical Carnatic, Ghazals, Sufi Music and commercial Bollywood music. He Won TANA MAA TV Super Singers Contest held at Chicago in 2009.He is also a Finalist in first Panaroma India Idol in 2010.

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CANADIAN STARS
  • The R&B United Band is the #1 band in Canada for all types of South Asian Music. They have over 15 years of experience working with A-list artists in Canada, USA, India & Pakistan. They’re able to do accomplish this because their musicians are some of the best in the business. They play all genres of South Asian Music including Bollywood, Sufi, Bhangra, Ghazal, Gujarati, Marathi, Ismaili, Pakistani, Sindhi and more!

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COMMUNITY COLLABORATOR
  • The Reel Youth Film Festval is a compelling and humorous collecton of internatonal youth-made shorts. Chosen by an internatoinal youth jury from over 1500 submissions and almost 100 countries, it explores the world through young eyes. Whether it’s an immigrant’s story of building home in a new country, Iranian children finding love at a busy intersecton, or fruits and vegetables enduring the hardships of kitchen-prison, laughter and learning are guaranteed. This screening features films made by local youth filmmakers, as well as filmmakers around the world of South Asian descent.

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CANADIAN STAR
  • Randy Persaud is a prolific character in Peel Region who champions many events throughout his community. Charged as the cities’ Hypemachine, Randy is one of the most sought after hosts, announcers and community producers in city.

    He has worked with high profile CBC productions such as Hockey Night in Canada, The Olympic Summer and Winter Games, Dragons Den, Rick Mercer and many more.

    In 2016, Randy won the Creative Community award by the Mississauga Arts Council at the MARTY Awards for his work in the community. His award was recognized by the Honourable MP Iqra Khalid in the House of Commons.

    You can follow Randy or Twitter and Instagram at @randycity.

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