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R CITY, Mumbai’s iconic shopping and entertainment destination presented ‘Ballimaaraan’ this weekend to a houseful audience. ‘Ballimaaraan’ is a band curated by famous actor, music director, scriptwriter, director and poet Piyush Mishra. The band paid a  musical homage to the doyen of Urdu poetry, Mirza Ghalib. Formed in the year 2016, the band has given mesmerizing performances in many cities across the country and gained popularity with its breathtaking performances on songs like Aarambh Hai Prachand, Husna, Uth Ja Bhau, and many more. The songs performed by Ballimaaraan are an amalgamation of various emotions and genres of music with the lyrics penned by Piyush Mishra himself.

Actor Piyush Mishra has dedicated more than 2 decades to theater and has established himself as an actor, scriptwriter and lyricist. He has also received accolades for his performances in movies like Maqbool and Gangs of Wasseypur. A graduate from National School of Drama (NSD) the artist started his career as a theater actor and went on to write and direct several plays as a part of Act1 group. Later he joined Asmita Theater group where he performed his popular one man shows – An evening with Piyush Mishra.

By organizing shows of all genres, R CITY mall is focusing on contributing to unique initiatives such as shows like ‘Ballimaaraan’, Mumbai Police band performance, Navy band performance apart from usual musical nights and gigs. The city’s leading lifestyle destination has geared up to give more entertainment on stage from live shows to comedy nights. Keeping in sync with the times, R CITY makes sure that their customers make the most of the bouquet of entertaining events they organize for them.