American rock-pop band OneRepublic arrived in Mumbai on April 19, 2018. The band, comprising Ryan Tedder, Brent Kutzle, Eddie Fisher, Drew Brown and Zach Filkins, will perform at NSCI Dome, Worli, in Mumbai on Saturday, April 21, 2018. All pictures/Yogen Shah
ONEmpire will open for the band with a song titled "Heaven sent", which will be launched in memory of the eight-year-old girl who was raped and murdered in Kathua district, as well as other rape victims
Their itinerary includes a visit to Elephanta Caves, Gateway Of India and Victoria Terminus
On Friday, the band will be visiting Kala Ghoda and Colaba for a food-cum-shopping spree. They will also check out places like Chetna Restaurant, Jehangir Art Gallery, Banganga Tank, Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Rajabhai Clock Tower, Churchgate Station, Mani Bhavan and Hanging Gardens
A meeting with the dabbawalas is also planned, and the band will also be given a ride in an auto-rickshaw and a bus
Their meals will also be customised to add a desi touch. Included will be dishes like dal makhani, dum aloo, mutton/chicken biryani, gobi paratha, rajma chawal, butter chicken, palak paneer, chola bhatura and mutton rogan josh, apart from idli sambhar, masala dosa, poha and tomato upma, as well as sweet delights like gulab jamun, rasgulla, kheer, shrikand and jalebi
Local souvenirs like Ayurvedic and handloom products will be gifted to the members of the band, which was formed in Colorado in 2002 and is credited with hits likes "Apologize", "Secrets", "Good life", "Counting stars" and "Oh my my".
American rock-pop band OneRepublic finally arrived to Mumbai ahead of their concert in the city on April 21, 2018. We have pictures