Hundreds turn out to enjoy Ely’s Bollywood takeover

10:40 18 March 2014

Cllr Elaine Griffin-Singh and Zahid Ahmed, owner of Sylhet.

Cllr Elaine Griffin-Singh and Zahid Ahmed, owner of Sylhet.

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Ely’s Paradise Centre was transformed with a slice of film industry glamour on Sunday for a Bollywood Fair.

There were Indian dance demonstrations throughout the day.There were Indian dance demonstrations throughout the day.

Hundreds of people turned up at the sports centre to enjoy the festivities, which included Indian dance, song, hand-made crafts and plenty of cuisine.

There were cooking demonstrations on offer for visitors and a selection of samples to try courtesy of Ely restaurant Sylhet, based in Market Street.

The event was organised by dance teacher Kriti Sachdeva and the mayor of Ely Elaine Griffin-Singh, with all money raised split between the mayor’s charity fund and the GEN Initiative – a charity which works with the poor in India.

Bollywood themed event, Ely.Bollywood themed event, Ely.

Visit www.trybollywood.com for more information on trying Indian dance.

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