#BollywoodMonster Mashup

THE LARGEST SOUTH ASIAN FESTIVAL IN CANADA


 

Kidz Hour Presented by Tim Hortons

Monday July 20 — Thursday July 23 @ 11:00 AM EST

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  • As we lead up to the concert, we will be hosting the #BollywoodMonster Kidz Hour, presented by Tim Hortons, from July 20th to July 23rd at 11am EST! These one-hour workshops are for kids (and kids at heart) who want to have a little fun to keep themselves occupied, so make sure to join in on our BMM Facebook page and RSVP here!

    Daily Schedule: 

    Monday, July 20– Brampton Mediation Centre + Devin Ramoutar: Join the Brampton Meditation Centre in creating a mind map through a positive and relaxing exercise. Then, before you watch Devin perform on the virtual stage on Saturday, join him as he teaches his first virtual workshop on how to push your comfort zone and change your life!

    Tuesday, July 21– Mohawk Park Tennis Club + Nimra Bandukwala: Join Ravi the founder of TopSpin to learn some awesome new tennis skills in our first workshop. In our second workshop, you can make your own art out of lentils with Nimra!

    Wednesday, July 22– Studio Paint Bar + Raheel Patel: Start your day by painting a scene from a Bollywood movie with Julia from The Studio Paint Bar! Next, design your own labyrinth maze out of clay with Raheel from Holy Cow Studio.

    Thursday, July 23– Melissa Marie Dance + Ria Aikat: On our last day of Kidz Hour we have Melissa Marie Dance teaching us a Bollywood dance routine. Finally, Ria Aikat will be leading a Bhangra dance routine to keep us active!

Concert

Friday July 24, 2020 @ 6:00 PM EST

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Concert

Saturday July 25, 2020 @ 6:00 PM EST

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Click the artist names above for more info about each artist!

Arjuna Harjai

Arjuna Harjai

Arjuna Harjai is a critically acclaimed composer and singer based in Mumbai, India. He has done some notable work in the industry with renowned directors and producers like Nikhil Advani, Ekta Kapoor, Sriram Raghavan, Sanjay Routary, Vasan Bala, Amit Sharma and more. He is also one of the most popular advertising composers in India. He has collaborated with over 80 brands and created extremely successful campaigns and musical identities for A-list companies.

Sunny Leone

Sunny Leone

Sunny Leone forayed into the Indian television industry with “Big Boss” and went on to rule the small screen with “Splitsvilla”. Having worked in an array of Bollywood films like Ragini MMS 2 and Raees, Leone has won the hearts of millions. The actress who donned many hats right from being a movie star, a mother to being an entrepreneur has successfully launched her brands and made them a success story. The baby doll of Bollywood to a doting mother of 3, Sunny Leone has conquered and left a mark on every field that she ventured into. With various features and web films in the pipeline, the actress here is to rule.

Giggle Queens

Giggle Queens

Giggle Queens is made up of two long time friends and choreographers: Ria Aikat and Jennalee Desjardins. They love working on nostalgic pop and fusing their styles together, all while laughing their faces off. This year’s performance will be an epic Hip Hop and Bollywood fusion dance.

N2 The Band

N2 The Band

N2 is a fusion Indo Caribbean Band. They cover all genres but specialize in Bollywood and Hindi remixes.

Team NRITYA

Team NRITYA

Team NRITYA is a group of former and present passionate and enthusiastic international students trying to leave a mark of their culture and identity. It gets tough to leave your family, friends, culture and passion behind in between the struggle and hassle to settle down in a foreign country at a young age. The motive of our team is to bring such individuals and spread the beauty garba and bharatnatyam. Our team members have represented Indian folk dances at various international platforms.

The Mad Band Project

The Mad Band Project

The Mad Band Project is a rotating band under the Madnetism Arts Inc. platform that strives to creatively bring something completely out of the box and more engaging than you can imagine. Every set is pre-arranged, and composed by one of the rotating producers and this year, Saad Arif Tauseef is bringing together some of the best musicians together to showcase musical talent like never before in a multilingual arrangement.

Reign Yash Dance Academy

Reign Yash Dance Academy

Yashwanth Koppala is Toronto based dancer, Choreographer & founder of Reign Yash Dance Academy. He has over 16 years of dance experience and performed in many reality shows in India. The Reign Yash Academy has performed at over 100 events within the GTA in the past two years. Their entire team is trained professional dancers expert in dance forms like Bollywood, Bollyhop, Hip-hop, Contemporary, Classical. Reign Yash Academy also provides dance lessons to all age groups from their dance studios that are located in Brampton, Milton & Mississauga.

Nick Pandya ft. Vedik Vibez

Nick Pandya ft. Vedik Vibez

Nick Pandya is the co-founder and producer of Darshan Entertainment and Dandiya with Pandya. Nick has been a student of music since the age of 9. Performing alongside Shankar Mahadevan, Jonita Gandhi, Chinmayi, Sukhvinder and other Bollywood play singers, Nick has also achieved an award in vocal excellence by Pandit Jasraj.

The Meet Bros

The Meet Bros

Featuring Khushboo Grewal 

The Meet Bros made their unique mark in the Indian Music Industry as one voice catapulting to great fame and are leaving an unmatched legacy in music. They are only a few among others who have revolutionized the music scenes in almost two decades. They have a penchant for mesmerizing their audiences with their musical virtuosity and have given foot tapping music hits like Baby Doll, Chittiyan Kalliyan, Heeriye to name just a few. Although the Indian Music Industry boasts of many successful music directors, Meet Bros have proven that they are poles apart in creating party anthems and enthralling all their listeners. Their aficionado for music is paving the path for establishing themselves as pioneers in showcasing new talents and building a music empire that hasn’t been seen in India yet. As performers on stage, for international and national events, they are a name to be reckoned with due to the energy and vibe they present.

BollyHeelsTO

BollyHeelsTO

BollyHeelsTO consists of a team of two South Asian artists with a background in a variety of western and eastern styles of dance who have come together to create in the style of Bollywood Fusion in heels. BollyHeelsTO aims to bring training in Indian and Western styles of fusion dance to the diverse Toronto community. With the added technique and skills of dancing in heels, BollyHeelsTO draws on the roots of classical and folk Indian dance with a modern flavour.

#BollywoodMonster Orchestra

#BollywoodMonster Orchestra

The #BollywoodMonster Orchestra is a high-powered combination of traditional Bollywood melodies and Western rock instruments. BMO is as old as #BollywoodMonster Mashup itself, and over the years, it has featured a variety of instruments from numerous cultural backgrounds; from Indian Dhol, to Chinese Zither, to Cuban Congas. #BollywoodMonster Orchestra has brought musicians of all sorts together to perform epic, custom-made arrangements of hit Bollywood songs.

Frog in Hand Productions

Frog in Hand Productions

Frog in Hand is a Mississauga-based network of storytellers who contribute to the community by sharing resources, knowledge and experience through creation, performance and education. Our 2020 performance with BMM is presented by the eleven members of Frog in Hand’s 2020 Summer Company. This work is a mix of Bollywood, hip hop and contemporary dance, with choreography by Mississauga’s own Rohan Dhupar.

Melissa Marie Dance

Melissa Marie Dance

Melissa Marie Dance was established in hopes of inspiring self-confidence and discipline while sharing the love for culture and dance. Melissa Marie Dance strives to bring young women together to celebrate their heritage through Bollywood styles of dance and more.

The R&B United Band

The R&B United Band

R&B stands for “Rock & Bhangra and everything in between”. It is the most versatile southasian band in Canada with over 20 years of experience in performing with the best artists in some of the best concerts in Canada and abroad. It consists of a strong team of seasoned musicians who are well known for their expertise, versatility and musicality. Led by Founder & Ace Keyboardist Asad Khan, the band always manages to surpass expectations with their outstanding performances. Apart from being exceptional at all forms of southasian music, they’re also well versed in other genres like Rock, Pop, Latin, Jazz, Country etc.

Devin Ramoutar

Devin Ramoutar

Devin Ramoutar is a Musical teacher, specializing in the intricacies of Indian, Latin, Western, and West Indian percussion. Known for his unique array of percussion instruments ready to spark life into any song, Devin is one of the most sought after percussionists in the GTA.

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