Us, Indians and especially us, Coldplay fans love hoping against hope.
We’ve wanted Coldplay to play in the country since years and after Chris Martin ‘s impromptu gig last year in Delhi followed by the band’s secret video shoot in Mumbai this year, it seemed like our dream could come true anytime now.
And, then we got the news. If rumours were to be believed, Coldplay is all set to perform in Mumbai on November 19 at the NSCI stadium.
Great news, right So we thought. Everyone in the country started crooning Fix You while making plans of saving up money for the tickets. Some, even started dreaming watching them live.
All in all, it was a pretty good phase to live in- until the bubble burst.
As it turned out, there was a slight catch. Watching Coldplay perform in India would come at a pretty hefty cost.
According to Mid-Day, the ticket prices for their concert in Mumbai would range from Rs 25,000 to a whopping Rs 5 lakhs. Yep, that’s going to be the price of one ticket.
If you feel like you don’t know why body part to auction to raise this amount, don’t worry, you’re not alone.
Incase you were wondering, the official tickets are expected to go live on Book My Show on September 12 next week.
The concert will be a part of Chris Martin’s Global Citizen Festival, created to mark the establishment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
According to the said daily, tickets for the Coldplay concert will officially be sold on the website Book My Show from 12th November 2016 and the prices of tickets starting from Rs 25000 goes upto Rs 5 lakh per head. The Global Citizen Festival will also be featuring big names like Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, AR Rahman, Deepika Padukone, Jay-Z along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
The prices of tickets are sure to burn a hole in everyone’s pocket who are willing to go for the concert. And, to initiate the ticket prices has already started burning a hole on Twitter. Everyone on the micro-blogging website has lost their cool and it looks like Mumbai might see Coldplay, without a huge chunk of fan who cannot pay!