Kanika Kapoor, Jay Sean to perform at Wembley for PM Modi

  • ANI, London
  • Updated: Nov 12, 2015 19:32 IST
London-based singer Kanika Kapoor hit the bull's eye with three highly popular songs -- Baby Doll (Ragini MMS 2), Lovely (Happy New Year) and Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan (Roy). (Twitter)

Popular Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor alongwith artists like Jay Sean will be performing at the Wembley Stadium in London on November 13. The Indian diaspora in UK is waiting for its ‘rockstar’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi to woo and enthrall them during his mega rally. “It is going to be an amazing show and the theme of our programme in London is mainly collaboration. We have created an environment where people from different communities will create an opportunity to team up. This programme reflects the mood of the Indian community about collaboration in a positive feature,” said Keerti Mathur, the programme director of Prime Minister Modi’s event .

He said that besides the scheduled performances of pop star Jay Sean and hitmaker ‘Baby Doll’ singer Kanika Kapoor, a lot of classical, folk art and contemporary music performances are also lined up. It is a beautiful collaboration of contemporary and Indian classical art that reflects how people in this community have maintained the cultural identity and at the same time, are connected with the British society, added Mathur.

Mathur has also produced the hinglish song Hello-Namaste, in honour of Prime Minister Modi’s visit, highlighting the camaraderie between UK and India and Kanika Kapoor will perform the song live at Wembley Stadium. The Prime Minister will speak at a mass rally at Wembley Stadium, where he is expected to receive an enormous reception from 60,000 British Indians and the rally will be capped off with the biggest fireworks display in the whole country, according to the UK Welcomes Modi website.

Prime Minister Modi, who departed for his three-day visit to the UK on November 12, has a packed schedule upon his arrival.

He will have lunch with her majesty the Queen, and will address a historic joint session at the Parliament with his British counterpart David Cameron, after visiting the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament Square. This is the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister to the UK in almost a decade and is expected to boost the economic and bilateral ties between the nations.

“Leaving for UK. I am hopeful this visit will strengthen economic ties between India and UK & bring more investment to India,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted before his departure.

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