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A Meta Stage For Artists

From concerts to art shows, metaverse is presenting artists with an avenue that they can make their own

On January 22, Daler Mehndi became the first Indian artist to hold a show in metaverse

In January 2022, Punjabi pop star Daler Mehndi organised a massive concert in India. Armed with a microphone and dressed in a navy blue kurta and his signature bejewelled turban, a bright yellow one this time, Mehndi stood and sang against a celestial purple and blue setting. In the thick of Covid-19’s third wave, he had close to 20 million people grooving to his beats in unison. But they were all safe, as was Mehndi. It was all done remotely—on metaverse.