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Bollywood Hero is an American television miniseries which aired on the IFC in three parts on August 6–8, 2009. The miniseries was shot in Mumbai and Los Angeles.

Bollywood Hero
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Created bySnackaholic Inc.
Directed byBill Bennett
StarringChris Kattan
Julian Sands
Pooja Kumar
Neha Dhupia
Toby Huss
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes3
Production
Running timeApprox. 1 hour
Release
Original networkIFC
Original releaseAugust 6 –
August 8, 2009
External links
Website

The show is a musical miniseries about Chris Kattan and his journey to Mumbai to become a leading man in Bollywood. After having some successful runs as a comedian in America, Kattan wishes for more and soon discovers that making it in Bollywood is just as hard and he has to start from scratch.

Dance numbers are choreographed by Longinus Fernandes who is known for the "Jai Ho" finale in Slumdog Millionaire.

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CharactersEdit

Major charactersEdit

Name Actor Role
Chris Kattan Chris Kattan American comedian training to become a Bollywood leading man.
Priya Kapoor Pooja Kumar Producer and sister to Monty. Inherited her Dad's production company in India.
Lalima Lakhani Neha Dhupia Popular Bollywood starlet.
Monty Kapoor Ali Fazal Director and brother to Priya. Inherited his fathers's production company in India.
Reg Hunt Julian Sands Aging English actor who once dreamed of being the first Anglo Bollywood superstar.
Jeff Hacker Toby Huss Chris' agent in Los Angeles.
Kunti Kumar Rachna Shah Former Bollywood starlet that's eventually rediscovered.
Beeji Ruma Sengupta Grandmother to Priya and Monty.
Kip King Kip King Chris' Father.

CameosEdit

International BroadcastingEdit

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