'Bollywood dance is very difficult'

By Hindustan Times

Mumbai, May 28 -- Song and dance may be a staple in Hindi cinema, but in the West, even the most talented dancers are breaking bones to match their moves to Bollywood tunes. "It's very difficult," affirms Cat Deeley, host of popular dance reality show, So You Think You Can Dance.

"Bollywood dance is very energetic, technically difficult and asks so much of the dancer. In fact, one of our contestants ruptured his Achilles' tendon while practicing on 'Maurya re...' from Don (2006)," she adds. Returning as host for the sixth consecutive season, Cat is all praise for Bollywood dance, which the show holds in high regard for its choreography. "The da