Bollywood’s influence was celebrated at the second annual ‘Starry Sari Night’ at Liverpool , on September 21 , 2014 with about 4000 people teaming through the George street and the Scott street for the Indian film and food festival. Whether it was fashion , food , film or entertainment, it had something for everyone.
With the growing population of the Indians in the west especially in Liverpool region, this year once again the George street and the Scott street were transformed into a fashion hub with ostentatious clothing , jewellery shops and food stalls overlooking on both sides of the street. It was a perfect fashion treat for the Indian woman, who loves to dress up like film stars.
Looking at the fanfare of the Indian attire, in the last 10 years the shops selling the traditional Indian saris and suites have increased to more than 30.
These shops offer you the best in Bollywood fashion. Then whether it is the costume of an actress from some movie or the dresses which the film stars wear in various award ceremonies – these fashion houses provide with the best replica of all the dresses including other exclusive designs.
Starry Sari Night was initiated in 2013 when around 3000 people turned up for the festival and this is the second year of this festival which has gained popularity among the people.
This year’s Starry Sari Night included a parade of the Indian fashions and curry competitions with an open-air screening of one of the hit movies from India ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani”
One of the highlights of the festival was the Sari Fashion Parade in which thirty models took up the runway wearing designs from 14 local sari shops. This Parade was fully inspired by the Bollywood glamour.
In the Starry Sari Curry competition, Liverpool restaurants impressed celebrity chef Fast Ed as he tasted and judged the top three finalists. .
The lamb curry from Akash Pacific Cuisine Continental and Indian Restaurant was declared as the winner.
Liverpool Mayor Ned Mannoun hailed the event and said that it was one of the outstanding events so far in Liverpool.
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