This was the highlight of the evening.

Social Viral Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 08:21

The Global Citizen Festival India was held in Mumbai on Saturday amid much fanfare.

The first Global Citizen Festival India, hosted by Maharashtra government, saw a dazzling musical concert headlined by Coldplay, Jay Z, Demi Lovato, Aamir Khan, A.R. Rahman, Kareena Kapoor-Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar, Freida Pinto, Katrina Kaif, Ranveer Singh, Sachin Tendulkar, Shah Rukh Khan, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Shraddha Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha and many more.

However, the highlight of the evening was when Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin and A R Rahman came together for a brilliant rendition of 'Vande Mataram'.

Watch the video here.

According to reports, during his performance, Martin said to the gathering, "Hamari khushkismati hai ke hum itne khoobsurat desh mein aaye hain (We are lucky that we have come to such a beautiful country)."

The Global Citizen India movement is a 15-year commitment to catalyse India's journey to eradicate extreme poverty, work to influence world leaders and decision makers to enact policy changes and commit significant resources to help solve biggest global challenges through various activities.

 

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