British royal couple to attend Bollywood gala in Mumbai

London, March 29 (IANS) A Bollywood gala awaits Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton during their upcoming India visit next month.

The couple will be present at a special evening with stars of India’s flourishing Hindi film industry. The event on April 10 will be held at a hotel in Mumbai, and will raise money for charities helping street children, reports

In Mumbai, which is India’s financial capital, they will stay at the same hotel which was one of the targets of the devastating 2008 terror attacks.

On their week-long visit to India and Bhutan, they will also meet children from the Mumbai slums during a game of cricket.

They will also visit the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra, recreating Princess Diana’s visit to the wonder of the world in 1992.