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Bombay Dreams on Broadway, New York City
Bombay Dreams on Broadway, New York City

Bombay Dreams is a Bollywood-themed musical. The music for Bombay Dreams was created by A. R. Rahman, lyrics by Don Black. The plot was written by Meera Syal and it was produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The London production opened in 2002. The musical also ran on Broadway from April 29, 2004 to January 1, 2005 (284 performances) at The Broadway Theatre. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1458 KB) Summary Bombay Dreams in Manhattan, NYC Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1458 KB) Summary Bombay Dreams in Manhattan, NYC Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Broadway theatre is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Movie poster of one of the most popular films—Sholay (1975) Bollywood (Hindi: बॉलीवुड, Urdu: بالیوُڈ) is the informal name given to the popular Mumbai-based Hindi language film industry in India. ... Allah Rakha Rahman (Tamil: ஏ.ஆர்.ரஹ்மான்; born on January 6, 1967 as A.S. Dileep Kumar in Chennai, India) is a hugely popular Indian film music composer. ... Don Black (b. ... Meera Syal Meera Syal MBE (born Feroza Syal June 27, 1961 in Essington, near Wolverhampton) is a British Indian comedian, writer, playwright, singer, journalist and actress. ... Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948) is a highly successful British composer of musical theatre. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Broadway theatre is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...

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Plot

The story centers around Akaash, a young man from the slums of Bombay who dreams of becoming the next big star in Bollywood. Fate steps in when a rich pro-bono lawyer and his fiancée, an aspiring documentary filmmaker, arrive to prevent the demolition of Akaash's slum. Akaash quickly falls in love with the lawyer's fiancée, Priya, who happens to be the daughter of a famous Bollywood director, and the ticket to the top that Akaash needs. Complications arise as Akaash faces the reality of show business, fame, his love for Priya, and his obligations to his family, friends, and his Paradise slum. This article or section should be merged with Mumbai Mumbai (previously known as Bombay) is the worlds most populous conurbation, and is the sixth most populous agglomeration in the world. ... Movie poster of one of the most popular films—Sholay (1975) Bollywood (Hindi: बॉलीवुड, Urdu: بالیوُڈ) is the informal name given to the popular Mumbai-based Hindi language film industry in India. ... Wealth derives from the old English word weal, which meant well-being or welfare. The term was originally an adjective to describe the possession of such qualities. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ...


The plot includes frequent reference to the change of name from Bombay to Mumbai of the titular city and references the identity issues that this raises. This article or section should be merged with Mumbai Mumbai (previously known as Bombay) is the worlds most populous conurbation, and is the sixth most populous agglomeration in the world. ... Bombay redirects here. ...


The plot, format and characters of Bombay Dreams were revised several times. The book of the musical was rewritten and many songs were cut and other songs added to the show for the Broadway run.


Notable songs

Bombay Dreams spawned the hit single Shakalaka Baby and also featured a remix of the notable song Chaiyya Chaiyya as part of the production. Chaiyya Chaiyya is the first song in the famous Hindi film Dil Se directed by Mani Ratnam. ...


Theatrical runs

Bombay Dreams has enjoyed a successful theatrical runs in London from 2002 and also enjoyed a run in New York. London is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom, and is the most populous city in the European Union. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ...


A new production produced by Atlanta's Theater of the Stars and the Independent Presenters Association started touring North America in February 2006. This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ...


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