fans based in Shropshire, once again got a rare chance this week
to see Shilpa at the Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham.
Shetty live on stage in Miss Bollywood
against the backdrop of London, in preparing for the 2012 Olympics,
Miss Bollywood follows the story of 'Maya' performed by Shilpa Shetty.
a young classically trained choreographer finds herself thrust into
the limelight where she must sink or swim.
tribulations include the unwanted attentions of a famous but predatory
choreographer and a jealous diva.
Bollywood is a blend of riveting dance sequences showcasing a combination
of diverse dance forms taken from the east and west of India.
sets the stage alight with her performance
dance sequences are absorbed and transformed into the phenomenon
known as Bollywood dance, with Shilpa Shetty re-capturing on stage
some of the Bollywood film industry's greatest hits from the past
show's producer Farhath Hussain is extremely proud of his involvement
with this stage spectacle.
commented:"I am thrilled at the end result of a spectacular
theatrical project that has involved an unlimited abundance of passion,
talent and commitment from all of those involved.
is a highly innovative and original piece of theatre that will span
the appeal of a huge cross-section of theatregoers, combining as
it does, all of the winning ingredients of the classic Bollywood
film formula - a perfect concept to bring to the musical stage."
also takes a look at the cultural divide between characters with Asian
heritage but who consider themselves totally British and those who
are from India in search of fame and fortune in multi-cultural Britain.