Hitesh Pujara, team leader at sheltered accommodation run by Leicester City Council, talks to Sameena Ali-Khan about his experiences of watching Bollywood while growing up in the city.
Indian films were an important social tool, helping many who had moved to the Midlands from South Asia and East Africa adjust to life in the UK.
How has 100 Years of Bollywood influenced the Midlands? We see how the lucrative industry has become part of modern British culture.
A look at some of the region's well-known locations and beauty hotspots used in Indian cinema.
A beginner's guide to Bollywood - with some interesting facts even die-hard fans might not know...