Singing Sensation Kamal Khan to Headline at Bollywood Monster Mashup

Singing Sensation Kamal Khan to Headline at Bollywood Monster Mashup

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.

Singing sensation Kamal Khan will be headlining Bollywood Monster Mashup!

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“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.

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On August 19th, 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 22nd, 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 to receive sneak previews and special invites.

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About MonstrARTity

Bollywood Monster Mashup is produced by MonstrARTity, an incorporated not-for-profit arts organization that creates innovative world-class productions. In addition to Bollywood Monster Mashup, MonstrARTity produces the main stage of the Mississauga Waterfront Festival attended by over 45,000 people and created the festival's signature act: Monster Rock Orchestra. MonstrARTity also produced the special Mississauga Arts Council's 30th Anniversary featuring over 100 performers and a film festival.

About Vikas Kohli

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Award-winning film composer and music producer Vikas Kohli is the Artistic Director of MonstrARTity and is known for his expertise fusing together genres as varied as punk, classical and Bollywood pop. He has received the Trailblazer Award from the ReelWorld Film Festival, Voice Achievers Award and a MARTY award from the Mississauga Arts Council. Kohli sits on the board for the Art Gallery of Mississauga, Blackwood Art Gallery and the Youth Code. 

He has been profiled on ET Canada, CBC The National, The Globe & Mail, The Hindustan Times and Zee News. Born in Ottawa, Kohli attended fine arts school, received an Honours Degree in Mathematics & Philosophy from the University of Toronto, his MBA from the Schulich School of Business and his CFA. Kohli now lives in Mississauga, Canada.

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