Bollywood meets Strictly Come Dancing on the dance competition’s Around the World Week this Saturday (November 29).
The show will open with the pros performing a Bollywood extravaganza group routine, supported by dance troupe Bolly Flex.
Choreographer Leena Patel told Digital Spy: “Bringing Bollywood to a platform like Strictly Come Dancing is a huge breakthrough for the Bollywood industry in the UK and I feel honoured to have been able to facilitate this.
The Strictly professionals have never done any form of Bollywood dance before; it is a challenge for both them and us to make an entertaining package accessible for all audiences.
They have worked impeccably hard and taken a real interest in the intricacy and expression element of Bollywood dance.
This week’s global dance theme sees various different dance styles being performed by the remaining contestants – Caroline Flack, Frankie Bridge, Jake Wood, Mark Wright, Pixie Lott, Simon Webbe and Sunetra Sarker.
Bolly Flex‘s Naz Choudhury added: “It’s a huge honour for me to be given the opportunity to choreograph and perform in such an amazing show, all the dancers at Bolly Flex are really excited to perform with the professionals of the show.
Rehearsals have been amazing and all the pros from the show are wonderful to work with.
Strictly Come Dancing continues on Saturday (November 29) at 7pm on BBC One.[Source: DigitalSpy]