A fan of all things Indian, Lauren, a US resident, says, “I love this country. The people over here are so warm and loving.” And it’s not just the people; Lauren loves Indian food so much that she just can’t get enough of it. “Initially I found Indian food spicy, but then l started enjoying it and now I order Indian food three times a week,” she shares. Asked what brings her to Bollywood, she says, “Bollywood has worldwide recognition now, and it is getting bigger and bigger everyday.” The US-based dancer’s favourite Bollywood flicks include Bodyguard, and The Dirty Picture. “My first film was Bodyguard and I loved it! Salman is so funny!,” she says, adding, “However, one of my all time favourites is The Dirty Picture.”
Lauren wants to shoot in India again. “I love India. I miss it so much!! If I get a chance, I would love to come back to the country,” she signs off.
WHO’S THE GAL?Name: Lauren Gottlieb, dancer/actorAge: 24Claim to fame: Winning So You Can Think You Can Dance, Season 3Acting Career: Disaster (2008); ABCD (2013)Career High: Choreographed for Tom Cruise for the MTV Awards Favourite Bollywood film: The Dirty Picture