Bollywood Monster Mashup (BMM), Canada’s largest Bollywood show, presented by Clorox, has secured award-winning Bollywood singer Kamal Khan as a headliner for Saturday, August 24 at Mississauga Celebration Square.
“Our aim is to offer world-class entertainment through Bollywood Monster Mashup,” said Vikas Kohli, Producer, BMM. “Kamal Khan is an extraordinary singer from Bollywood who has won many awards and sung in extremely popular movies like The Dirty Picture. It is our great pleasure to have him headline our show this year.”
Kamal Khan has risen from the reality TV circles, winning singing competition Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar and going on to sing for numerous Indian films. He also won the Zee Cine Award for his song Ishq Sufiyana, the People’s Choice Award for Favourite Male Singer, the Stardust Award for New Music Sensation and many others.
“It is an honour to perform for the thousands of people at Bollywood Monster Mashup this year,” said Kamal Khan. “I am really touched that Bollywood is so popular in Canada and I look forward to entertaining the audience in Mississauga.”
This year, BMM has gone bigger and better with expanded programming and a number of pre-events lined up prior to the main show on August 24.
On August 19, Mississauga Arts Council’s (MAC) 2013 Media Summit will kick off with a red carpet, DJ, dance performances and door prizes. This will be followed by film screenings and a special preview of the BMM Film Festival happening on August 24, as well as a networking session for media artists to pitch their projects to industry professionals.
On August 22, 2013, the Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM) presents “Monster Mixer,” a South Asian singles night in collaboration with BMM and hosted by popular South Asian comedian Jus Reign. This is set to occur during the 011+91|011+92 exhibition, which depicts the artistic conversation of eight Canadian artists of South Asian origin.
Kamal Khan headlining the August 24 show is just the first of several surprise main stage performances to be revealed. Already revealed has been a day filled with free activities including Clorox Bollywood Mashup KidZone, Dandiya In The Square, Bring Your Own Bollywood photo-booth, FILMI Bollywood Monster Mashup Film Festival, TD Bollywood Mashup Dancers, Pieces Bollywood Skit, Absolute Yellow art installation, MONITOR 9 video art festival and wine reception. And the Bollywood Monster Marketplace has been expanded with more amazing food and unique crafts from around the world. People can join the BMM fan club at BollywoodMonsterMashup.com
Event details are as follows:
August 24, 2013, starting 1 PM – Mississauga Celebration Square (Across from Square One Shopping Centre)
August 19, 2013, 6:30 PM – Rogers Theatre, Living Arts Centre
4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga
August 22, 2013, 6 PM – Art Gallery of Mississauga
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga