Two Indian Americans win Bollywood-type dance competition

New York, Nov 22 (IANS) Two young Indian-American dancers from Los Angeles have won Verizon's BollyPOP contest, an online dance competition based on Bollywood songs.

The two winners - Sapna Rohra, 25, and Shivani Thakkar, 23 - will get their big break on the silver screen and appear in a dance sequence in a Bollywood movie to be produced by director Ken Ghosh, a media release said.

Competitors could upload videos of themselves dancing to free audio tracks from the BollyPOP site or to any Bollywood song. Site visitors rated the videos from one to five stars. A winner is selected from the 10 highest scoring videos.

Verizon's BollyPOP contest is aimed to help showcase the growing number of Bollywood movies and m