Welcome to Bollywood

When British musicals king Andrew Lloyd Webber and the great Bollywood film composer A.R. Rahman announced their plans for a stage musical two years ago, the Indian media went wild. Lloyd Webber had been captivated by Rahman's music, so he traveled to Bombay to meet the Asian master. If Rahman had been female and Lloyd Webber Indian and single, it could have been the perfect Bollywood film plot. A deal was struck, and Bombay Dreams, composed by Rahman and produced by Lloyd Webber and his Really Useful Group at a reported cost of $7 million, will open at London's Apollo Victoria...

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