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Live Earth concert in Mumbai cancelled

December 01, 2008 14:59 IST

The terrorist attacks in Mumbai have claimed another victim. And this time it's not a person, but a show. The upcoming India Live Earth concert, scheduled to rock Andheri, Mumbai on December 7 has been cancelled.

"Due to circumstances far beyond our control, we are saddened to announce that Live Earth India has been cancelled. 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," a joint official statement issued by Live Earth Founder Kevin Wall, The Office of the Honorable Al Gore [Images] and Dr R K Pachauri, Chairman IPCC stated.

A host of celebrities like Bon Jovi, Amitabh Bachchan [Images], Abhishek Bachchan [Images], Hrithik Roshan [Images], Preity Zinta [Images], Bipasha Basu [Images], Shiamak Davar, Farhan Akhtar [Images], Arjun Rampal [Images], Purab Kohli, Hard Kaur, Vishal-Shekhar, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Sunidhi Chauhan [Images], Sonu Nigam [Images], Shaan [Images] and Anoushka Shankar, were scheduled to perform at the event.

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