Indian youths breakdancing to escape life in the slums

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Life can be tough growing up in one of India's sprawling urban slums, but many young people are finding a form of escape through hip hop and breakdancing.

For some, it is more than just a hobby - it could mean the chance to compete for cash and fame or even star in Bollywood films.

Sunaina Gulati reports.

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