Inspired by the Indian musical genre that has taken the world by storm, the show 'Bollywood Express' is coming to Paris from November 14 to November 17, 2013. Bollywood films bring together traditional Indian dances with catchy music and modern stylings. The technical dance skills and the good-natured lightheartedness that Bollywood brings to movie screen has seduced audiences from around the globe, and this show seeks to bring to fans the same experience live.
Paris is one of many French cities that will welcome the Bollywood Express, and it the extravagance of the City of Light is sure to match the impressive spectacle promised by this performance. Guests staying at one of the Grands Hôtels Parisiens can be part of the action during their trip to Paris in November.
The story of Bollywood Express revolves around a young French journalist of Indian origin who is sent to Mumbai. Upon arriving in the place where Bollywood was born, the journalist discovers the liveliness of the large Indian city. She also has several encounters that change her life forever. This tale is told with through a combination of realism and dream-like sequences, which further highlight the differences between tradition and modernity. With sentiment at the heart of the choreography and the songs, audiences will be moved as they watch talent Bollywood performers on stage.
A unique feature of Bollywood Express is the integration of video scenes that reveal wondrous scenes from India, including the city of Mumbai, the desert of Rajasthan and the Taj Mahal. These video sequences add to the glamour of the show, already created by the elaborate costumes, passionate music and breathtaking dances.
Bollywood Express is being presented by the Casino de Paris in the 9th arrondissement of Paris. Tickets can be purchased online at the venue's website.