Live Earth India concert canceled post Mumbai terror attack


Mumbai: The Live Earth India concert, that was scheduled to take place on 7 December in Mumbai, has been cancelled due to the recent terrorist attacks.
An official statement said, "Everyone involved with Live Earth India, from our US and India-based staff, artists and crew to our India-based broadcast, production, non-profit and marketing communications partners, is stunned and saddened by the tragic events of the past few days in our host city Mumbai. We always felt very welcomed and safe as we spent time on the ground in Mumbai to finalize plans for Live Earth India, scheduled for 7 December."
"We will continue to work for solutions to the climate crisis for the good of the people of India and around the world. But for now, our thoughts and our prayers are with the victims of this terrible attack, with the bereaved, with the people of Mumbai and with everyone in India," the statement added.
Many musicians were slated to perform at the concert which included Grammy-winner Bon Jovi, Live Earth India spokesperson and actor Amitabh Bachchan, Roger Waters, Will.I.Am, Anoushka Shankar, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Bipasha Basu, Shiamak Davar, Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal, Purab Kohli, Hard Kaur, Jalebee Cartel, Vishal & Shekhar, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Sunidhi Chauhan, Sonu Nigam and Shaan.