Rock band names show after Kalmadi’s Diana blunder

first_imgSuresh Kalmadi’s embarrassing slip of tongue when he wrongly referred to Prince Charles as ‘Prince Diana’ today inspired rock band Pentagram to name their show at the Commonwealth Games Village after it.”We do not mean that. We are here to have fun with,” Bollywood music composer Vishal Dadlani, who is the lead singer of the band, said when asked if the theme was chosen to take a dig at Kalmadi.”We chose it (the theme) just like that. Just wanted to be notorious,” he said.Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi had, during a press conference, wrongly referred to Prince Charles as “Prince Diana”.The Mumbai based band today enthralled audiences at the jam-packed amphitheater in the international zone of Commonwealth Games Village here by belting out some of their hit numbers.”It is really a matter of pride for us to perform here.We are very happy,” Vishal told PTI.Princess Diana, had died in a car crash in Paris in 1997.Talking of the alleged corruption related to the mega sporting event, Dadlani said “I am obviously disappointed by it. I feel, corrupt people should be hanged.””Even after the Games, we should not forget and divert our attention from the corruption. Guilty should be punished,” he said.A series of cultural events are being organised at Commonwealth Games Village here everyday.Vishal, along with Shekhar have composed music for several Bollywood movies like Jhankar Beats, Om Shanti Om, Dostana and Anjana Anjaani.last_img