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Music and Food Festival ft Shanay Shah and Farhan Akhtar Live
November 24, 2018
Category: By The Bay
Date: 24th November, 2018
Venue: Sea Link Jetty
An evening like never before by the Sea Link Jetty at the Celebrate Bandra Music and Food Festival featuring Open Source Spotlight Acts followed by Shanay Shah. The festivities at the Sea Link Jetty will end with a spectacular performance by Farhan Akhtar Live.
Open Source Showcase featuring Mayukh Parekh, Carlton and the Saints & Hanu Dixit.
Shanay is a Mumbai based Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist. He was the runner up of Radio City, Super Singer Season 9. He has travelled across continents to play music.
In San Francisco he appeared on a popular chat show called the
H.A.P.I. show. In 2017, he performed in Greece, Italy and other European countries for a few Corporate Shows and Weddings! In India, Shanay started off with his band in 2015, where he has played at multiple Music Festivals, Corporate Events, Weddings, etc.
Shanay performs Acoustic Pop music as solo artist as well as with his band.
Farhan Akhtar Live:
He’s an actor, screenwriter, director and producer with countless movies to his name, not least one leftfield credit that won him acclaim in the west: this poet and songwriter wrote the lyrics for the songs on Bride and Prejudice, the Anglo-Indian musical romcom that was director Gurinder Chadha’s follow-up to Bend It Like Beckham.
More than that: this is a multi-hyphenate with creativity in his genes, stretching back (literally) centuries – on his father’s side, there have been acclaimed poets in the family for seven generations (“that we are aware of”).
Farhan is also an activist who applied his lifelong passions for music and film – not to mention his celebrity in the sub-continent – to found an organisation and travel round India, educating young men “about their responsibility in the gender discourse”. His work in this area led to UN Women select him as the first male South Asia goodwill ambassador for the HeforShe initiative.
And now, finally, Farhan has written and recorded his debut album. Echoes is the album of his life, a set of classic-sounding, self-written songs that reflect a childhood steeped in the greats of both Indian music, Kishore Kumar, musician Ravi Shankar and of western rock and pop: The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Eric Clapton, David Bowie. Recorded in Milan, the rich, melodic album was produced by Grammy-winning producer Tommaso Colliva (Franz Ferdinand, Jesus and Mary Chain, Muse).