A still from the Bollywood movie, Billu

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Cost: $8 (VMFA members $5)

Bollywood Movie as Chosen by Tsherin Sherpa!

Fri, Aug 12, 6:30–9 pm

Leslie Cheek Theater

This film was selected for VMFA by the contemporary Tibetan American artist whose works are now on view in the exhibition Tsherin Sherpa: Spirits. Billu Barber: A dashing mega-movie star (Shah Rukh Khan) comes to a small village to make a film. When rumors spread that Billu (Irrfan Khan), a poor haircutter, was the star’s pal in school, he becomes a celebrity overnight. Trouble begins when townsfolk want to meet the star. This sweet comedy-drama delivers with several sensational neo-Bollywood dance numbers. Also stars Lara Dutta, Kareena Kapoor, and Deepika Padukone. Directed by Priyadarsha and made in India. (2009; Hindi with English subtitles;137 min)

Masks are required in the Leslie Cheek Theater.