Follow me: @shrutitripathi6 and @LondonLovesBiz From the financial capital of Europe to the fashion capital of the world, London claims a lot of triumphant titles.But what you won’t hear anyone making a song and dance about is how London is fast-becoming the Bollywood capital of Europe (you read it here first). Bollywood is in love with London. Head over heels in love.Scenes of brightly dressed Indian dancers shaking a leg at Westminster Abbey and Tower Bridge is what you see in practically every other Bollywood film.In fact, when Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan decided to make the £21m Ra.One, the most expensive film in the history of Bollywood, he didn’t bat an eyelid before setting the story in the UK capital.The Hindi film audience devoured scenes of Khan serenading Kareena Kapoor at Tower Bridge and chasing cars in Canary Wharf until eventually beating the baddie Arjun Rampal in the grand finale all with Battersea Power Station as the backdrop.And that’s not all. Last year, around 10 big banner Hindi films like Housefull 2, Desi Boyz and London Paris New York were shot in the capital.But what does Bollywood really mean to London?“Bollywood has always conjured up images of colour, vibrancy, song and dance. But now… Read full this story
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