Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty has stuck a chord with British public again through her debut musical.
The dusky beauty mesmerised the English audience last night at the hallowed Royal Albert Hall in London with a scintillating performance in her musical ‘Miss Bollywood’.
A capacity crowd at the renovated Hall cheered her repeatedly as Shilpa along with her 40-strong troupe gave a brilliant account of themselves in the final of their series of performances in the Europe last night.
The musical ‘Miss Bollywood’ is set against the backdrop of London as the city prepares for the 2012 Olympics.
It follows the story of ‘Maya’ – performed by Shilpa Shetty – a classically trained dancer and choreographer who recently arrived from India to set up a dance academy in a soon to be demolished East London building.
Maya soon found herself thrust into the limelight, where she must either sink or swim. Her tribulations include the unwanted attentions of a famous but predatory choreographer and a jealous diva.
The musical is a concoction of riveting dance sequences, showcasing a combination of eclectic dance forms taken from the Hindi cinema with Shilpa Shetty re-capturing on stage some of Bollywood’s greatest hit songs over the past four decades.