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Preview: The Desire.

Forthcoming film The Desire, stars Shilpa Shetty as Goutami, a young woman purely dedicated to the classical Indian dance form of Odissi, and Chinese star, Xia Yu as a an equally passionate sculptor. Jaya Prada plays the role of Goutami's mother. Dressed as Odissi dancers, Jaya and Shilpa bear a striking resemblance to one another.I can't speak for this movie's plot or screenplay, but the fact that the storyline revolves around classical dance, has already piqued my interest. This Indo-Chinese joint venture required Shilpa to rigorously train for her song sequences in the film. Read Shilpa's interview regarding her Odissi training here. She states that the difficulty level of these dances was unlike any others that she has learned for previous films in that she was required to attain perfection in order to convey authenticity of the dance and dancer. I will be interested in watching this film for Jaya and Shilpa's dances alone!
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