Dini is an 11 year-old Indian American girl living in the U.S. She and her best friend Maddie love Bollywood movies and Dolly Singh, the biggest Bollywood star. When her doctor mom receives a grant to work in India, Dini is sad to leave Maddie but excited to spend two years in India. Her goal? To meet Dolly in person.
Uma Krishnaswami has written a story that will appeal to young girls who love movies, adventure, traveling, puzzles and stories of friendship. She plants clues to things going on around different Indian cities/villages which seem plausible to help tie the story together. Dini creates a screenplay hoping to fix her problems and those of others. A fun read for middle grade girls.