Ram Pratap Verma, a 32-year-old aspiring Bollywood film actor, poses for a photograph wearing his worn out socks on a beach in Mumbai April 16, 2013. Bollywood is an addiction for many; an addiction that attracts thousands of aspiring stars to the city of Mumbai. Ram Pratap Verma made the journey from his small village eight years ago, and despite carrying his whole "home" inside his bag, he is determined not to give up on his ambitions. He endeavours to watch at least one film a week at a cinema, where the silver screen keeps his dreams alive. Picture taken April 16, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 8 24 FOR PACKAGE 'DREAMING BOLLYWOOD'. SEARCH 'RAM PRATAP VERMA' FOR ALL - RTXZ84I. © Danish Siddiqui / Reuters
Rescue workers carry a garment worker, who was pulled alive from the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building, in Savar
Rescue workers carry a garment worker, who was pulled alive from the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza garment building, in Savar, Bangladesh.
A demonstrator is detained during May Day rallies in Santiago
A demonstrator is detained during May Day rallies in Santiago, Chile. Ivan Alvarado is a Reuters staff photographer based in Chile. See more of his incredible images of protesting here and here.
An ironworker uses a line to steady the final piece of a spire, affixed with a U.S. flag, before it is lifted to the top of One World Trade Center in New York
An ironworker uses a line to steady the final piece of a spire, before it is lifted to the top of One World Trade Center in New York City. Jackson is a New York City-based Reuters staffer who recently arrived back in the States after covering the conflict in Afghanistan. See more of his work in our previous roundups here and here.
Campers return to their car after their trip was cut short due to a wildfire burning in Ventura County
Ernie Legassey (L) and Casey Daigle return to their car after their camping trip was cut short due to a wildfire burning towards Point Mugu in Ventura County, California. Patrick Fallon is a freelance photojournalist working in and around Los Angeles, California. He shoots for a variety of publications including The Los Angeles Times, Reuters, the Associated Press and the Wall Street Journal.
Rubber Duck by Dutch artist Hofman floats at Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour
Rubber Duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman floats in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor. The inflatable structure is 16.5 meters high. Bobby Yip is a Reuters staffer based in Hong Kong. See more of his work here.
Residents observe the body of a person shot in the head in the Sao Cristovao slum of Salvador
Residents observe the body of an individual killed by street violence in the slums of Salvador, Brazil. Authorities are worried about the 250% increase in murder rate in what is one of Brazil’s main tourist cities, as well as a 2014 World Cup host city. Lunae Parracho is a Brazilian-based photojournalist stringing for Reuters. See more of his work here.
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