"With a last name of Khan, I was bound to be a Bollywood superstar but owner of a Bollywood podcast will have to do instead. After running The Bollywood Project for 4 years, Bollywood has become a part of my identity knowing the in's and out's, the good and the bad but mostly the gossip with a hint of fashion. Catch me car-kareoking/dancing it out to Desi Girl, keeping it classy with Bole Chudiyan or even breaking it down to a Badshah song. One day my sapne will come true but till then I'll live out my dreams as if I'm in a Karan Johar movie."

"The passionate fire I have for Bollywood has been burning bright in my life since the age of 3. I used to move my head back and forth along with bollywood music all day. It was truly the songs that enlightened the flame of Bollywood in my heart. Over the years of connecting with music and movies, I genuinely cannot imagine a life without it all. It's so crazy, that out of a 24 hour day I probably spend 18.5 hours listening to Bollywood music. I have developed a strong bond with the movies as well, and as an ABCD (American Born Confused Desi) I would take a masala Bollywood movie over a well constructed Hollywood movie, any day of the week.

After all, my last name says it all."

"Every day I wish my life was a Bollywood movie: background dancers following me through the streets, the random wind blowing through my hair, and a closet full of exquisite outfits. As a southern girl with a desi heart, I have always been mesmerized by not only the glitz and glamour of Bollywood but also the industry as a whole. I have grown to appreciate Bollywood movies because of the shift towards women empowerment, films with compelling stories, and actors/actresses trying to make a difference beyond entertainment purposes. As I have gotten older, the leading ladies of Bollywood have inspired me to spark positive differences wherever I am. After all…

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