‘Bend It Like Beckham’ director Gurinder Chadha carried the Olympic torch on Saturday 23rd
June 2012. She ran the Blackpool to Manchester segment near Burnley. Blackpool is where she shot her first feature film, the unforgettable ‘Bhaji On The Beach’ and Manchester was of course home to a football team connected to a certain Mr Beckham!
Says Gurinder: "It was a complete and utter exhilarating experience, I am honoured and blessed...