Opened: 29 Apr 2004
Book by: Meera Syal & Thomas Meehan
Music by:A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by:Don Black
Cast: Manu Narayan, Anisha Nagarajan, Ayesha Dharker, Sriram Ganesan, Marvin L. Ishmael, Deep Katdare, Madhur Jaffrey
Directed by: Steven Pimlott
Synopsis: Tells the story of a handsome young man and his dream of becoming a Bollywood movie star.
What the critics had to say.....
BEN BRENTLEY of the NEW YORK TIMES says ï¿½A monochromatic symphony in the key of beige.ï¿½ HOWARD KISSEL of NEW YORK DAILY NEWS says "Strives for nothing more than unabashed entertainment. It succeeds." ELYSA GARDNER of USA TODAY says ï¿½Mind-numbing bunk.ï¿½
GORDON COX of NEWSDAY says "Vibrantly colored spectacle that, like candy, is mostly empty calories."
MICHAEL KUCHWARA of Associated Press says "Surprisingly bland musical."
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