The Amazing Race Wiki
The Amazing Race Wiki

Bollywood Travolta is the ninth episode of The Amazing Race 20.


Route Markers

The order of departure from Mount Meru Hotel are as follows:

  1. Bopper & Mark (9:06 pm)
  2. Rachel & Dave (9:07 pm)
  3. Art & JJ (9:32 pm)
  4. Brendon & Rachel (11:55 pm)
  5. Vanessa & Ralph (1:31 am)
Prior to departure, teams were moved from Lake Manyara to Mount Meru Hotel in Arusha.

Teams must fly to Kochi, India. Upon arrival, teams must take a bus from Rajiv Gandhi Municipal Bus Terminal in Aluva to Thevara, then make their way to Sacred Heart College, where they would find their next clue.

"Who's got all the right moves?"

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock must participate in a Bollywood movie dance routine. After learning the dance moves, they must perform with 30 extras to the satisfaction of the lead choreographer to receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must take an auto rickshaw to Indian Coffee House and search for the head waiter, who would give teams their next clue.

Choice A: Cricket
Teams must travel to Dr. Ambedkar Stadium, where each team member must hit one ball bowled by a professional cricket player past a boundary, either along the ground or through the air. Once complete, the team captain would give teams their next clue.

Art & JJ and Brendon & Rachel chose this task.

Choice B: Clutch It
Teams must travel to A2Z Driving School, where they must learn how to properly drive an auto rickshaw and transport passengers around a training course. Once both team members have made it through the course without hitting any of the obstacles, their instructor would give them their next clue

Bopper & Mark, Rachel & Dave, and Vanessa & Ralph chose this task.

Teams must make their way to Bolgatty Palace to check in.

For coming in first place, Rachel & Dave won a trip for two to Saint Lucia, provided by Travelocity.

For coming in last place, Bopper & Mark will have to perform a Speed Bump at some point during the next leg of the race.


     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forwardϵ Used the Express Pass User of the first Double U-Turn slot • Recipient of the first Double U-Turn slot • User of the second Double U-Turn slot • Recipient of the second Double U-Turn slot
Rachel & Dave
 1st place 
Rachel & Dave
Army Wife & Combat Pilot
Brendon & Rachel
 2nd place 
Brendon & Rachel
PhD Student & Event Hostess
Art & JJ
 3rd place 
Art & JJ
Border Patrol Agents
Vanessa & Ralph
 4th place 
Vanessa & Ralph
Dating Divorcees
Bopper & Mark
 5th place 
Bopper & Mark
Best Friends



The Amazing Race 20 Episodes

"Tears of a Clown" · "You Know I'm Not as Smart as You" · "Bust Me Right in the Head with It" · "Taste Your Salami" · "Uglier Than a Mud Rail Fence" · "This Is Wicked Strange" · "I Didn't Make Her Cry" · "Let Them Drink Their Haterade" · "Bollywood Travolta" · "I Need Hair to Be Pretty" · "It's a Great Place to Become Millionaires"