An actor from Shropshire who starred in Oscar-nominated Bollywood film Lagaan has spoken to Sameena Ali-Khan about working with Aamir Khan and what it was like working in India.
Paul Blackthorne spent three months learning Hindi before the four-month shoot in the Kutch district of the state of Gujarat in Western India.
But 12 years after the film's release, has he remembered his Hindi?
Paul talks about what it was like to work on Lagaan, his current projects and his recent experience on the Severn Valley Railway.
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.
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