Houston: Bollywood stars Katrina Kaif, Parineeti Chopra, Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra, Aditya and Varun Dhawan along with filmmaker Karan Johar and rapper Badshah stormed Houston by bringing the magic of Indian Cinema live on stage.
The celebrities performed as a part of their “Dream Team” concert and enthralled thousands of fans till past midnight Friday. The very first show and the only one in Texas started with a bang.
The show was brought to Houston by a houshold name in North America, Rajinder Singh of Star promotions, who has been bringing countless classic Bollywood shows for last 20 years, Shah Rukh Khan’s “SLAM” and Amitabh Bachchan’s “Unforgettable”, to name a few.
“Out of all my shows till date Dream Team Concert has weaved magic and fan frenzy, with full on entertainment and beautiful pyrotechnics and fireworks on stage” Singh said. “Fans are already asking for these stars to be here again”.
Earlier, these stars gripped masses at the press conference, that included a meet-and-greet session with the fans.Katrina Kaif charmed all with her smile, Alia Bhat sang few lines of her song.
Varun Dhawan, who missed his connecting flight along with Karan Johar was “sorely” missed by fans at this exclusive meet and greet.
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee, surprised guests and media with her presence at the press conference and honored all the stars present– Katrina, Aditya, Alia, Sidharth and Parineeti with Senate Proclamation for their their dedication towards Art, Culture and entertainment.
The honour was also given to Singh, for keeping Indian culture vibrant in USA through Bollywood Shows.
The stars will tour USA for two weeks and have back to back shows lined up. This weekend, they will perform in San Jose, and Orlando and next weekend in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York, before heading back home.
Bollywood shows across America is a cultural Phenomenon and also a local economic booster.