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HindustanTimes Mon,20 Oct 2014

Celina Jaitley to sing with Sting in her Broadway debut

Medha Shri Dahiya, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, August 30, 2014
First Published: 19:01 IST(30/8/2014) | Last Updated: 19:04 IST(30/8/2014)

Actor Celina Jaitly is over the moon, as she will soon make her Broadway debut with 16-time Grammy-winning musician, Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner — better known as Sting. “I am thrilled and exhilarated,” says the 32-year-old.

Besides singing with the 62-year-old veteran of The Police fame, she will join Grammy-winner Patti LuPone at a special UN benefit concert for equality at a Broadway theatre in New York City on  September 15. Jaitly, an active LGBT rights supporter and UN goodwill ambassador, will perform a special Bollywood-theme soundtrack that was created for UN’s anti-homophobia campaign.

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“It’s my first public performance as a singer, but I have always worked best under pressure,” she says.

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