Mike Simpson, a senior web communications officer at the University of Leicester was one of tens of extras used in an auction scene.
Sadly, his appearance is not as prominent as he might have hoped, as he explained to Sameena Ali-Khan.
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...