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The Guardian: Bollywood heads for Yorkshire as Sheffield outshines New York

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire November 11, 2006 at 6:36AM

The world's largest film industry's awards weekend will involve a four-day extravaganza in five cities. Rome wanted it. So did Hong Kong and New York. But Yorkshire saw them all off and the Bollywood Oscars, a glittering celebration of celluloid romance, song and dance, will come to the white rose county next year. The awards or, more properly, the International Indian Film Awards, were launched at the Millennium Dome in 2000 and have since travelled to cities including Amsterdam, Dubai, Singapore, and London. David Ward reports.
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The world's largest film industry's awards weekend will involve a four-day extravaganza in five cities. Rome wanted it. So did Hong Kong and New York. But Yorkshire saw them all off and the Bollywood Oscars, a glittering celebration of celluloid romance, song and dance, will come to the white rose county next year. The awards or, more properly, the International Indian Film Awards, were launched at the Millennium Dome in 2000 and have since travelled to cities including Amsterdam, Dubai, Singapore, and London. David Ward reports.