A stunning new musical featuring the songs of Oscar winner A.R Rahman plays at the Birmingham Hippodrome.

Taj Express is brought to us from Vaibhavi and Shruti Merchant, acclaimed choreographers of The Merchants of Bollywood.

For just one week this September sees this modern production, transporting the kaleidoscopic colours of India onto the Hippodrome’s stage direct from a sell-out London season.

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Rhythmically blending explosive dance with the hits of India’s most iconic composers, Taj Express is brought to life by the stars of Bollywood cinema and its greatest musicians live on stage.

With fresh choreography and dazzling costumes, Taj Express is the story of young composer Shankar and his struggles with his music. 

It’s only when he begins to follow in the footsteps of his idol A.R. Rahman that he discovers his path to success in the world’s most prolific film industry.

Set to an unforgettable soundtrack, don’t miss this theatrical experience that will immerse you in the heart of contemporary Bollywood in a way that’s never been seen before.

Taj Express is on at the Birmingham Hippodrome from Wedesday 12 September until Saturday 15 September.

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The cast of Taj Express treated the crowds at Birmingham New St Station to some Bollywood spectacle ahead of the show.

You watch the performance here