Jakarta:Â A 13-member band from India led by lead singer Shibani KashyapÂ entertained the packed Balairung Soesilo Soedirman, auditorium with great variety of spellbinding Bollywood, sufi, Qawalli, Rajasthani folk and contemporary songs. The musical group is visiting Indonesia underÂ â€œSahabat India â€“ The Festival of India in Indonesiaâ€.
Earlier, the audienceÂ was regaled when more than dozen Bollywood fans clubs of Jakarta cameÂ together and presented â€œLenong Bollywoodâ€, a program based on theÂ popular Bollywood and Indonesian themes and songs.Â
The function brought several Bollywood fans clubs ofÂ Jakarta on the stage of â€˜Sahabat Indiaâ€™Â for the first time.
The members of Bollywood FanÂ Clubs electrified the atmosphere with their brilliant performances andÂ colourful costumes on Bollywood theme. The fans danced on the popularÂ songs from the movies of their favourite Stars such as Shahrukh Khan,Â Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif and Rani Mukherjee. The youngÂ fans displayed great zeal in clicking selfies and photographs against theÂ backdrop of Sahabat India.Â
Shibani Kashyap concert which started afterwards enthralled theÂ audience with rendition of popular songs of variety of genres. Some of theÂ songs which regaled the audience were ‘Mai Tainu Samjhawa Ki’, ‘SonaÂ Ri’, Kali Teri gut’, ‘Har ghadi pukarti hai’, ‘Tum Â paas aaye’, ‘Tujhe dekha toÂ ye Jaana Sanam’, ‘Zinda hoon mai’, and medley of R D Burman songs.
H.E. Gurjit Singh, Ambassador of India to Indonesia, diplomats,Â senior Indonesian dignitaries and prominent Indian businessmen and largeÂ number of Indonesian and Indian Bollywood fans watched theÂ performance.
Singh and MadamÂ Neeru Singh felicitated the artists at the end of the program.