Bollywood fans at Durban were indeed awestruck as they were subjected to a 4-hour extravaganza featuring the cream of Bollywood. The avid fans screamed with joy as there favourite stars performed live in the 'Now or Never' concert at Durban.
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan, the man behind the concert, was overjoyed at the tremendous response and called it a very rewarding experience. "The people love our films so much that we felt that we should try and give them as much as we can in the concert. That's why we organised this concert."
Bachchan was joined on stage by some of Bollywood's hottest stars including Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta. Shah Rukh Khan talked about the growing charm for Indian cinema.
"The whole approach to filmmaking has changed because of the new markets it has found overseas. And there's a whole new section of people who have opened up to Bollywood," commented Preity Zinta.
Taking into account the extraordinary number of people who came to Durban to experience Bollywood live on stage Zinta appears to be right.
First Published: Jan 02, 2003 11:12 IST