The first Global Citizen Festival held in India, at MMRDA in BKC, Mumbai had a lineup to remember. Headlining the Festival were Coldplay, Jay Z and Demi Lovato, who performed their first scheduled shows in India in support of the Global Citizen India movement. They were joined by Indian stars who performed in support of the #ShuruaatHoonMain message—Amitabh Bachchan with Shillong Chamber Choir; Alia Bhatt; Katrina Kaif; Varun Dhawan; Shankar Ehsaan Loy; A R Rahman; Ranveer Singh; Arijit Singh; Farhan Akhtar; Shraddha Kapoor; Sonakshi Sinha and Amruta Khanvilkar.
Lending support to the Festival as Segment Hosts are: Arjun Kapoor; Ayushmann Khurana; Parineeti Chopra; Ritesh Deshmukh; Malaika Arora Khan; and Shah Rukh Khan.
Also featuring at the festival were British sensation The Vamps, global fusion artist Karsh Kale with Midival Panditz who performed at the New York City Festival in September, DJ Lost Stories, DJ Clement, Electroverts; Monali Thakur; and Ananya Birla.
Joining the movement as Speakers were Vidya Balan; Dia Mirza; Vivek Oberoi; Muhammad Yunus; Kailash Satyarthi; Narendra Singh Tomar; Sachin Tendulkar; Leander Paes; Sakshi Malik; and Vijender Singh.
The Global Citizen Festival India is Global Citizen India’s first initiative to catalyse India’s journey to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. The Festival brings together youth with leaders from across private industry, government, and non-governmental and community organizations to amplify the voice of young people and hold leaders accountable to drive positive change. The celebrated Indian and international personalities and artists in the lineup have all committed their support to champion the causes adopted by Global Citizen India in its first year: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene; Gender Equality; Quality Education.
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