Bollywood & Beyond at Letchworth Festival supported by Film Hub SE

Celebrating Bollywood Actress Madhuri Dixit’s 40 years in film with film journalist Anuj Radia and dancer Ragini Madan taking you through her film and dance journey with live dance performances.

Followed by a screening of iconic film Devdas.
Venue: St Christopher’s School auditorium
Date: 16th June
Time: 4pm
Ticket cost £10.00 per person

4pm – 5pm
Anuj Radia (film journalist) and Ragini Madan (Kathak dancer and choreographer) discuss popular actress and dancer Madhuri Dixit’s 40 years in film, talking about her iconic films and dance performances over the years. Discussion and dance performances. 

5pm – 5:30pm
Break with snacks and drink on sale

5:30pm – 8:35pm
A screening of iconic film Devdas 2002

Film Running time: 3 hours 5 mins
Genre: Romance/Drama/Comedy/Musical
Language: Hindi with English subtitles

Synopsis: Devdas (Shahrukh Khan) makes his way back home to India after spending 10 years studying in London. He plans to marry Paro (Aishwarya Rai), his childhood best friend, but his parents (Vijay Crishna, Smita Jaykar) do not want Devdas to marry her. They believe that Paro’s family, who descend from a line of dancers, is of a lower class than their own. Eventually, Paro marries another man, and the despondent Devdas descends into life-threatening alcoholism.

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Lead Actors: Shahrukh Khan, Aishwariya Rai, Madhuri Dixit and Jackie Shroff
Age Rating: PG

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