Type of Artist:
A Bollywood-themed talk, writing workshop with a reading, book-signing and Bollywood dance session
Puneet can visit your school, library or literary festival with a Bollywood-themed event tailormade for your audience, whether a small group or hundreds of people in a school hall. Here is what to expect:
- Puneet will share fun and fascinating stories about her work as a film journalist, giving young people a glimpse of Bollywood behind the scenes!
- An introduction to Bollywood and what makes it so unique, fabulous and loved all over the world by sharing some of her favourite song clips.
- Listen to Puneet read an exciting excerpt from her book Starlet Rivals and learn all about the inspiration behind the story and lovable characters.
- Learn to craft your own exciting story with Puneet.
- Ask Puneet all your burning questions about writing, and of course, about Bollywood!
- Dance with Puneet! Enjoy a Bollywood dance workshop where she can teach you the steps to a Bollywood song and then everyone (or volunteers) dance together!
DetailsPreferred age range:
Maximum number in any one session:
30 in a workshop, up to 300 in a talk
No of sessions per day:
No of sessions per day:
Maximum 4, preferably 2 or 3
45 minutes for talk; morning or afternoon for workshop, plus time for signing afterwards
60 minutes if we are including the dance
Areas prepared to travel to:
I prefer London and the South East but will travel if travel and accommodation expenses are met.
45p per mile
Please email us for details
Hold PLI (public liability insurance):
Bollywood Academy: Starlet Rivals
‘Puneet, Thank you so much for the wonderful workshop that you delivered yesterday. From the feedback, the pupils seemed to enjoy the experience and have taken something valuable away with them. Thanks again, and hope we can have you back in school again sometime.'
Uzma Raja, Drayton Manor High School
‘Excellent feedback from the pupils and teachers.’
Sharon McLoughlin, St John Wall School, Handsworth, Birmingham
‘They all enjoyed the session.’
Jeannie Bishop, Darlington Libraries and Community Learning Service, Librarian, Darlington, County Durham
‘Thank you for a lovely day yesterday. The girls were talking about it all day!’
Sue Clifton, librarian, Golden HillockSchool, Birmingham
‘It was a real pleasure to meet you and you were just brilliant Puneet! I have had really positive feedback both from our staff and from our students. I was fascinated listening to you speak - you were such an inspiration, there was so much to take in. Thank you again for travelling all the way to Holyhead school and I will be in touch in the very near future.’
Mo Noble, librarian , Holyhead School, Handsworth, Birmingham
‘Thank you for coming! Had great feedback from kids.’
Harj Chahal, librarian, Kelmscott School, Walthamstow