The Bollywood Project to release in festival circuit in 2012

MUMBAI: After four years in the making, Adam Dow and Ruchika Muchhala’s 70-minute documentary The Bollywood Project is set to release on the festival circuit.

The documentary has been made to explore the other side of the glamorous disguise of the Hindi film industry.

The film uncovers the stories of four characters working behind the scenes in Mumbai. Their stories are of grit and perseverance as they dream big and change their identities to become a part of Bollywood, posing a powerful indictment of modern Indian society embodied in the world of Bollywood.

The documentary follows Australian actor Harry Key along with an item dancer, a make-up artist and a union leader.

Interestingly, each of the characters undergoes an identity transformation as they juggle between the fantasy and reality of dreaming big and becoming a part of Bollywood.

Neha Dhupia and Malaika Arora Khan make special appearances in the film.

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