Bollywoodz.net (India), July 23, 2009

Neha Dhupia goes to Hollywood

Actress Neha Dhupia has bagged her first international assignment, a US TV show, which will see her sharing screen space with Hollywood A-listers like Keanu Reeves and Drew Barrymore. In the show Bollywood Hero, which spoofs the Mumbai based industry, Dhupia will play a demanding Bollywood star ‘Lalima’, who is more famous for the controversies surrounding her rather than her acting talent. The show, which has been shot in Mumbai and Los Angeles will have cameo appearances by Speed actor Keanu Reeves and Charlie’s Angels star Drew Barrymore. It’s spoofy and comical. It also has elements like how talent does not always get priority in showbiz. We shot in and around Mumbai. Cameos by Keanu Reeves and Drew Barrymore were shot in Los Angeles,” Dhupia said.

The mini-series also stars American comedy actor Kris Kattan. The show, which spoofs the Mumbai based industry, Dhupia will play a demanding Bollywood star ‘Lalima’, who is more famous for the controversies surrounding her rather than her acting talent.” My character is overbearing, typical Bollywood heroine who is known more for controversies than her acting skills. The story revolves around an American, who wants to come to India to become a Bollywood star. His dream is to work opposite ‘Lalima’, quoted Neha. Bollywood Hero also stars American comedy actor Kris Kattan. The story is about Kris wanting to come to India and star in a Bollywood movie with Neha.

“We shot in and around Mumbai. Cameos by Keanu Reeves and Drew Barrymore were shot in Los Angeles,” she said.” The series was shot in a very professional manner. Noorani is the line producer of Slumdog Millionaire. The crew did not throw any attitude. There was no time wasted,” she recalled. Neha said she will crossover to Hollywood only if she gets a good offer adding her hands were full in Bollywood.




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