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    YOU have seen the posters plastered across the city —– Bollywood darling Sunny Leone and playback singer Neha Kakkar are performing here for the first time. The event, Fire & Ice, organised by Tinacca Media Group (TMG) and Aaj Ki Naari, a charitable trust, is an attempt to include Chennai when it comes to nation-wide music performances. “Chennai is often considered a conservative market and most top performers tend to give this city a miss while planning a nation-wide event,” explains Ch Ram, the CEO of TMG. Headliner Leone says she is most excited about ‘‘meeting the people of Chennai” and sharing her views on women empowerment and gender equality. As for Kakkar, this queen of party songs (think Sunny Sunny, Do Peg Maar and Kar Gayi Chull) agrees that Chennai is the land of “incredible singers who have been inspiring.’’ Preferring to keep her line-up for the night a surprise, she promises to make people dance in the aisles. Ahead of the big night they share personal favourites with Indulge, that ought to get you in the mood for the long night ahead. June 25, 7 pm onwards. At Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.Rs 1,000 onwards. Details: in.bookmyshow.com

    Sunny’s best: When heavy metal meets hip hop

    1. Personal anthem:
    Joan Jett’s Bad Reputation

    2. No one rocks the stage quite like: Michael Jackson, Queen and Madonna

    3. A life-changing live performance: Nothing beats ACDC and the amazing  raw power of rock ‘n’ roll

    4. An unexpected track on your  playlist: Etta James’ A Sunday Kind of Love

    5. Three songs on loop right now: Ain’t your Mama by JLO, both Willow’s Whip my Hair and 2Pac’s  Hit ’Em Up

    All eyes on neha

    1. Personal anthem: Sunny Sunny from Yaariyan

    2. Childhood idol: Most definitely my sister Sonu Kakkar

    3. A life-changing live performance: Pritam Live. Because I absolutely love Pritamda’s music

    4. No one rocks the stage quite like: Demi Lovato. She is brilliant and her live singing is so perfect that it feels like it’s recorded

    5. An unexpected track on your playlist? Solamente Tu, the debut single by Latin Grammy  nominated  Spanish singer, Pablo Alboran

    6. The music director on your wishlist: A R Rahman. He is a living legend.

    7. Three songs on loop right now: Ek Kudi by Amit Trivedi, Phir Le Aaya Dil by Pritamda and  Free Fallin by John Mayer

    Text: Sushmitha Ramakrishnan

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