A NIGHT of Bollywood entertainment boasting an international lineup is set to take place this weekend in Eastleigh.

Hosted by South Coast Asian Entertainment (SCAE) it will take place at the Pavilion On The Park on Saturday, May 18 from 6.30pm onwards.

The community event is called “Sur Aur Masti” and is described by the organiser, Pritheepal Singh as a fun-packed and family-friendly. It will include a Bollywood flute artist, Bhangra dance performances and a DJ.

Dr Muktesh Chander, a director general of police from Delhi will be performing the flute alongside Bobby Mehta, the international director of Portsmouth University and Tejpal Singh Disht the director general of Gujarat police in India.

Attending on the night will be Eastleigh’s first Sikh Mayor, Darshan Mann as well as former police crime commissioner for Hampshire, Simon Hayes, and deputy leader of Southampton City Council, Jacqui Rayment.

Prittipal Singh, managing director of SCAE which claims to be the biggest Asian live music organiser on the South coast, said: “I have been given the privilege to present the exciting Sutr Au Masti event and have organised this night to bring Bollywood fusion to the South Coast.

“We are fortunate, to have for the first time ever in the UK, the General Director of Police (India) performing at this event, and I am honoured to welcome him to the Hampshire community. It will be a great evening, enjoyed by all and the first of many events to come.”

Later in the summer thousands are expected to flock to Leigh Road Recreation Ground to take part in this year’s Mela festival.