Shellywood™ – where dreams come true is launched in India.
The trailer for the new blockbuster has hit the streets of Delhi and if
the traffic jams it created are anything to go by, it's bound for success.
it weren't for Lakshmi, I'd be run off my feet!' Shelly told the Delhi
Times, praising the elephant that carried her two brand new billboards
through the national capitol. 'I
risked my life ducking overhead powerlines, posing for photos and signing
was hard work, but worth it!'
to Aadesh Kumar of Ghitorni, Planet
is bigger than Ben Hur. 'Shelly is
on everyone's lips. We like Bollywood and
Hollywood, but simply love Shellywood! We are
so proud that Shelly visited our village'.
billboards depict a love-struck Shelly torn between
two boyfriends (arranged marriage and love marriage partners) under the
watchful eye of her family. The artwork was painted in true Bollywood
style by Kumar Studios from photos by the famous Sydney celebrity photographer,
renown Indian fashion photographer, Rahul
Dutta, who photographs all the Miss India contestants, says 'Shelly is
not only gorgeous, she's quasi-intellectual'.
dream come true! Nameste!'
will bring Planet Shellywood™
Lakshmi can squeeze through customs.
wishes to thank Mukesh Jain and the Delhi team for making the Shellywood
dream a reality.
Billboard painters: Sitaram, Dev Art, Kumar Studios and Viswah Jeet
Photos courtesy Olivia Robinson, Jesse Stiles, Rob Burton, Carol Hummel,
Anna McLeod, Vera Doherty, Sakir and Shauna.
In Delhi Shelly is styled by Natasha Preenja, Nikki Preenja, Anne
Warwick, Polly Uttley and Auntie G. Shelly wears Whiff™
Support team: Aadesh Kumar, Vinoo Preenja, Christie Dufour, Molly
Flanegan, Julie Hunt, Jo Demetro, Munna, Amit, Vijay, Dilepe, Gopi,
Sakir, Dev and Ben.
Major sponsors: Hutch, Global Arts Village, Ian Potter Cultural Trust,
City of Moreland, Victoria University and Delhi Chai Teas Inc.
courtesy The Times of India.
from your heart, be true to yourself and always follow your dreams'
here to go to Shellywood, Brisbane
here to read Shelly's blog and see more pictures