Watch: Hollywood Drummer of 'Matrix' Fame Takes to Mumbai Streets on Ganesh Chaturthi

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Hollywood percussionist Greg Ellis was in Mumbai during Ganesh Chaturthi and from a video that has gone viral, it looks like he had a blast.

Recently, a video of Ellis, the LA-based drummer who has worked in popular films like The Matrix, Godzilla, Argo among others, playing drums on “Mumbai streets” surfaced on Twitter, even as the city as was doused in the spirit of Ganeshotsav, the 10-day long Ganesh festival.

The video was initially tweeted by business man and Mahindra Group chairperson Anand Mahindra and later shared widely by others.

The 42-second clip in which Ellis is seen engaging in "jugal bandi" as IPS Officer HGS Dhaliwal put it.

"The Ganesh festival's already gone global but this fusion on Mumbai's streets is exciting. Do you think our Cultural team should organise an international Street Drums festival every year during the Ganesh immersions? " Anand Mahindra's tweet reads, which also has a question for his fans and followers

And netizens did not disappoint.

https://twitter.com/ashishAhandoo/status/1169995456635555840

https://twitter.com/PSisaudia/status/1169997690656022528

The 10-day long Ganeshotsav celebrations started on Ganesh Chaturthi, September 2, 2019.