People say music can break down traditional barriers of race, ethnicity and religion and connect people from diverse backgrounds. Michael Jackson proved this with Thriller where he broke down long-standing racial barriers in the music industry, spanning traditional divides between pop, rock and dance music, and establishing himself as a black star who appealed to audiences of all backgrounds and paving the way for future African-American stars. On today’s show we have Preeya Kalidas is a singer, actress and dancer. She was cast after a worldwide search in the leading role of Priya in AR Rahmans Bombay Dreams produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber and sang the hit song Shakalaka Baby which won best video at MTV Asia Awards.