“ABCD 2, Anybody Can Dance 2” (2015)
Hip-hop, Bollywood style. It’s a fast-paced reality show, with Bollywood show-dancing and “Step Up”-style hip-hop competitions.
A local Mumbai hip-hop group is accused of copying the moves from a Philippine crew. So they disband, find a new choreographer and practice for the world championships in Las Vegas.
It’s in Hindi with English subtitles. They subtitle the lyrics too, and several of the songs are devotional hip-hop hymns. And of course there’s the emotional feel-good effect that most dance movies provide, reminiscent from Busby Berkeley, Fred Astaire and Gene Kelley days.
Now I’ll have to go find ABCD 1.