Wembley sisters meet Bollywood stars after winning trip to Mumbai

Karishma, left, and Kareena Raichada as they arrived at Mumbai Airport

Karishma, left, and Kareena Raichada as they arrived at Mumbai Airport - Credit: Archant

Two sisters from Wembley had their dream come true by winning a trip to India to meet their Bollywood idols.

Karishma and Kareena Raichada, who both attend Claremont High School in Claremont Avenue, Kenton, scooped the prize to Mumbai after entering a competition organised by B4U, a Bollywood movie and music channel.

The teenagers watched a live Bollywood film shoot and met actors Sharman Joshi, Richachadda, Renuka Shahane and Salil Charya during the three-day trip which ended on March 16.

Karishma, who is 17, said: “I first found out the good news via a email confirmation that I received. I could not believe it at first so I called the organisers to double check and it was like a dream come true!”

Kareena, 13, added: “It was an amazing experience. We got to meet the stars and visit some of their homes and I also had the opportunity to visit temples and markets in Mumbai.”

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The girls’ father Umesh Raichada, who booked a flight so he could accompany his daughters, said: “This was such a great achievement and the girls’ dreams came true as they always wanted to visit Mumbai and see how a film is produced.

“Meeting the stars was an added bonus as they had a chance to ask them questions and gain an insight behind the scenes.”

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