Bollywood or Bust

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== Host ==
== Host ==
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Mo Dutta (series 1-3)
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Mo Dutta (1994-5)
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Sanjeev Bhaskar (series 4)
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[[Sanjeev Bhaskar]] (1996)
== Broadcast ==
== Broadcast ==
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BBC2, 1 January 1992 to 5 October 1994 (29 episodes in 4 series)
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BBC2, 1 January 1994 to 18 December 1996 (29 episodes in 4 series)
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The title is clearly a homage to the famous film [[Hollywood or Bust]] (also the name of a Bruce Forsyth show).
The title is clearly a homage to the famous film [[Hollywood or Bust]] (also the name of a Bruce Forsyth show).
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<div class="image">[[File:Bollywoodorbust series3.jpg|400px]]''Finalists (l-r) Mehdi Hasan, Rajesh Bedi, Mo Dutta (host/presenter), Preeti Mehta and Ashima Mathur in the final of 'Bollywood or Bust'.''</div>
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<div class="image">[[File:Bollywoodorbust series1.jpg|300px]]''Mo (Mohit) Dutta, presenter/host of 'Bollywood or Bust'''</div>
[[Category:Themed Quiz]]
[[Category:Themed Quiz]]
[[Category:Film]]
[[Category:Film]]
[[Category:Asia]]
[[Category:Asia]]

Current revision as of 02:18, 16 August 2018

Contents

Host

Mo Dutta (1994-5)

Sanjeev Bhaskar (1996)

Broadcast

BBC2, 1 January 1994 to 18 December 1996 (29 episodes in 4 series)

Synopsis

Saturday morning staple for BBC2's weekly Asian strand.

It's a standard quiz about Indian films and the Bollywood film industry. Four contestants in each episode, progressing to a semi-final and then a final with the hope of getting to visit the Bollywood film stages for real. There were also celebrity and children's editions.

Fairly standard rounds, but each round was introduced by a fairly dramatic piece of Indian film music and each round was named in Hindi and English. Nice touches.

Trivia

The title is clearly a homage to the famous film Hollywood or Bust (also the name of a Bruce Forsyth show).

Pictures

Finalists (l-r) Mehdi Hasan, Rajesh Bedi, Mo Dutta (host/presenter), Preeti Mehta and Ashima Mathur in the final of 'Bollywood or Bust'.
Mo (Mohit) Dutta, presenter/host of 'Bollywood or Bust'

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