Day two kicked it up a notch from day one at Jio Gardens, BKC…who knew that was even possible considering day one’s crackling energy. Despite the showers, fans didn’t play spoilsport and there was a full house. The debut year of one of the Mumbai’ s first homegrown festivals brought to the country by Event Capital and TM Talent Management, left a cherished memory in the Bollywood music fraternity offering festival goers an unparalleled immersive experience, coupled with the very best in music across a whole spectrum of experimental electronica genres.
The day blasted off with indie meets unplugged sets by Azizon Ki Toli, Goldie Sohel, Gaurav Dutta, Aditi Sharma, Arjun Kanungo, Divine, Divya Kumar, Mohammed Irfan, Sunny M.R., Shalmali Kholgade, Nakash Aziz which served as the perfect teaser..while they left the mammoth audience mesmerized, more was to follow. Transcending into most balanced melodic sets – Hariharan ft Akshay Hariharan, Zubeen Garg ft Zublee Baruah, Shefali Alvares ft Joe Alvares ushered in the sunset with a monster set swallowed whole by an eager crowd.. All Indian long standing favourites…Bollywood fanatics couldn’t have asked for more. And yes, people were jamming in live stations and shopping their hearts out in true BMP holistic style.
The BMP SD Burman Tribute saw the eclectic fusion of reality television singers giving a live tribute to the greatest legend of the Bollywood music industry, SD Burman on his birthday. Arranged by music composer Shashi Suman, the set will feature Amitabh Narayan, Bhaven Dhanak, Charu Semwal, Jimmy Felix, Meenal Jain, Pawni Pandey, Ravindera Upadhyay, Shivangi Bhayana and Yasser Desai.
Sachin Jigar, Badshah and Sajid Wajid dished out heavy-hitting sets and it was a party no one was forgetting anytime soon. They primed the audience for the ever popular Arijit Singh and his soulful anthems.
Ushering in the grand finale of the festival were fireworks that lit up the sky as the thousand plus crowds swayed in hypnotic movements as Arijit Singh cocooned the speculator journey. The debut year of Asia’s largest Bollywood Music Festival, Radius Developers presents Hungama Bollywood Music Project was memorable, musical and magical. The festival reverberated by all sorts of accoustic bass-lines buoyed by the incessant energy of a crowd that were nothing but love, excitement and positivity. See you next year at BMP? It can only get more filmy from here!