Bollywood Star kicks off Sunday on OMNI TV (w/video)

Published: April 3, 2014
Bollywood-Vancovuer

OMNI TV’s new series Bollywood Star launches on Sunday April 6th at 8 pm with its one hour season premiere.

VANCOUVER DESI

The first episode of OMNI TV’s premier series Bollywood Star kicks off on Sunday.

The reality show is a four part series following hopeful Canadian actors in various challenges – all of them ultimately competing for the grand prize: a trip to Mumbai to play a role in a Bollywood film.

The series’ one-hour premier will focus on the auditions held in Vancouver and Toronto last fall, which saw hundreds of hopefuls come out and endure long lines and nerves before they performed a dance and improvised acting audition.

The show’s judges — Indo-Canadian actor from critically acclaimed film Amal, Rupinder Nagra, award-winning actress from Port Moody, Anita Majumdar and Canadian filmmaker Richie Mehta — will narrow down the hundreds of hopeful auditioners to six finalists, who will travel to Mumbai, “the epicentre of Bollywood,”  for the final leg of challenges.

The first episode of Bollywood Star premiers on OMNI TV Sunday at 8 p.m.

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