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Waltzing the jhatkas

Expect prudish crowds to cry foul when they see Bollywood choreography in all its glory traipsing rhythmically across their cherished pages.

Nair's Vanity Fair is choreographed by Farah Khan, and features original music by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.

Chadha's as-Punjabi-as-lassi sensibilities make Bride... more proudly blatant in its vindaloofication of the classics. It goes completely 1990s Bollywood, with music by Anu Malik, and choreography by Saroj Khan.

Lyrics for the film's English version are courtesy Farah Khan's first cousins Zoya and Farhan Akhtar; the songs for the Hindi version are by their dad, Javed Akhtar.

Singer Ashanti has a dancing cameo, where she awkwardly mouths Hindi lyrics.

Oh, and just to complete the 'look' of it all, ace Indian cinematographer Santosh Sivan glues his eye to the lens to Bride... while Declan Quinn, actor Aidan's brother, does the camerawork for Vanity ... as he did for her Monsoon Wedding.

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