Meet Amber, Jazz, and Geena Dhillon, known to their friends as the Bindi Babes. They're three fabulous sisters with a reputation for being the coolest, best-dressed girls at their school. Bur their classmates don't know that the Dhillon sisters work extra hard to look perfect and together to all of their friends...while privately trying not to think how much they miss their mum, who died a year ago.
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"Classic hard not to love"
When Ravi Kapoor, an overworked London doctor, is driven beyond endurance by his disgusting and difficult father-in-law, he asks his wife: "Can't we just send him away somewhere? Somewhere far, far away." His prayer seems to have been answered when his entrepreneurial cousin, Sonny, sets up a retirement home, recreating a lost corner of England in a converted guesthouse in Bangalore.
"Don't expect the same story as the movie"
Fierce demons battle with brave heroes, who fall in love with flashing-eyed maidens. Mice and elephants rub shoulders with kings and beggars, wise men and fools - incredibly diverse, but at the same time united in the fantastic tapestry of life and adventure that is India.
Amber, Jazz, and Geena are the sassiest sisters around. The girls' school is desperate for money and their formidable young auntie has volunteered to do some fundraising. The sisters can't help but be impressed with her plan for an end-of-term Bollywood party. Then inspiration strikes Amber. What could be more glamorous than a real, live Bollywood film star at the party? Except that if the so-called star is now ancient, foul-tempered and demanding, is it really such a great idea?
Amber, Geena, and Jazz Dhillon are only trying to be nice. When they learn that former Bollywood superstar Molly Mahal is about to be evicted from her cheap, dingy flat, they offer to let her stay with them, just until she gets back on her feet. Their auntie is less than thrilled by the idea...especially when Molly takes over her room and starts wearing her clothes. But their dad, who had a crush on Molly back in the day, is a little more welcoming.
Three feisty Anglo-Asian sisters rule the roost over their dad since their mum died. But then their dad arranges for an Auntie-ji from India to come and stay and the girls decide the only way out of this dilemma is an arranged marriage.
Amber, Jazz and Geena have finally secured their auntie's engagement, but now it's time for a little romance of their own. There's a good-looking new boy at school called Rocky. He looks divine. But which of the sisters does he like best?
Sunita starts her new school determined to hide her secret. But class 'goddess' Celina soon becomes Sunita's arch-enemy and their classmates soon find out that Sunita's dad is an infamous fraudster on the run.