Shilpa to star in London musical


Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty will appear in a musical about an Indian movie star set to hit London’s West End later this year, a newspaper reported on June 27. Shetty will star in the musical titled Miss Bollywoodto open in London in September and travel to Broadway, The Indian Express newspaper said.

“The whole song-and-dance routine of a musical really fascinates me and I think I’m a natural in the art,” it quoted Shetty as saying.

She said the musical was about a day in the life of a Bollywood actress and would give Westerners a glimpse of Indian traditions and customs.

“I want foreigners to get familiar with Indian culture. Racism breeds out of ignorance,” Shetty was quoted as saying.