Unplugged is an acoustic band from Delhi. The band consists of two vocalists- Guitarists, Manish Gunthey and Aditya Jassi, on drums Ashwani Verma and on Saxaphone Abhay Sharma. Unplugged performs a mix of English retro,pop and contemporary music, Sufi, Hindi retro, and Bollywood covers. By using their engaging vocal style and their own unique improvisation on cover songs, Unplugged enthrals audiences with their outstanding musical performances.
A true musical performer, Manish Gunthey, ‘MG’ as he is popularly known, is a Singer - Songwriter, Guitarist and a Karaoke host. With a love for Country music and Rock, MG left the corporate world to pursue his passion for music. Manish Gunthey is also the guitarist for Bollywood actor and singer Ayushmann Khurrana. He accompanies and performs with Ayushmann on his solo gigs and during his film promotions.
Here he is with Ayushmann Khurrana and Parineeti Chopra - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkqQ2ttppMw
Their corporate clients include: Tetrapak, MasterCard, Standard Chartered Golf Tournament, Delhi Golf Club,Gurgaon Golf Club, Delhi Gymkhana Club, Hitachi, Oriflame, Hewlett Packard, IndusInd Bank, MetLifeInsurance,TechMahindra, Zee TV, India Mart, GoDaddy, Hindustan Times, DLF Cyber Hub, Google, Skoda and Pernod Ricard. Unplugged has performed at venues like The Flying Saucer Cafe, New Delhi, Monkey Bar, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, Circus, New Delhi, Depot 48, New Delhi and The Electric Room, New Delhi.
Aditya is a self confessed Grunge & Classic Rock lover, but loves Hindi music of old. A Singer- Songwriter, Playback Singer and Guitarist. Adi has also learnt the nuances of Indian Classical music, and is equally adroit in Indian Classical and Sufi music which is evident from his personal sound. He is also a playback singer, having ventured into Bollywood debuting with a song for the Jimmy Shergill and KK Menon starrer, "Strangers" in 2007, a song for "Dil Kabaddi" starring Irfan Khan, Konkona Sen in 2014. He recently opened for Grammy nominees, “Hoobastank” at their maiden tour to India in Shillong.
Drumming his way onto the music scene, Ashwani was the founding member of the Indian band Euphoria. When he's not busy playing for Unplugged, Ashwani is a drumming educator often spending his time teaching and imparting knowledge to students.
Recently, Unplugged performed at the India's biggest food festival , 'The GrubFest Delhi Chapter' and at the Finale of the 'Hindustan Times Friday Jam' along with Bollywood Superstar, Akshay Kumar for his movie promotion at the DLF Cyber Hub, Gurgaon. Here's a link to our performance.
We have some exciting news as well, Unplugged's first video is out. Here's the link
Unplugged social media accounts are listed below :
YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEPZr-S8dDfTS73Eje31BZA