Dubai Parks and Resorts Celebrates the Opening of Bollywood Parks Dubai
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | November 21, 2016 | News
Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Middle East’s largest integrated theme park destination, celebrated the opening of Bollywood Parks Dubai on November 18, following the opening of Legoland Dubai and Riverland Dubai two weeks ago.
Bollywood Parks Dubai, is a first-of-its-kind theme park that showcases rides and attractions based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. The park opened with a ceremony that included various live entertainment shows performed by the talented Bollywood artists and dancers.
On the occasion, Raed Kajoor Al Nuaimi, CEO, DXB Entertainments PJSC, the owner of Dubai Parks and Resorts said, “Following the successful opening and commencement of operations at Legoland Dubai and Riverland Dubai, we are very excited and eager to witness our guests’ reactions when they experience Bollywood Parks Dubai. Today we celebrate the opening of the first Bollywood-inspired theme park in the world, and we’re confident that it will appeal to a large segment of fans due to its popularity in the region”.
Bollywood Parks Dubai will recreate the Bollywood experience through themed attractions and rides spread across five zones: Bollywood Boulevard, Mumbai Chowk, Rustic Ravine, Royal Plaza and Bollywood Film Studios. Visitors will experience bold action, colourful story-telling and captivating dance sequences inspired by nine popular films: Rock On!!, Don, Lagaan, Sholay, Dabangg, Mughal-e-Azam, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, RA.One and Krrish. Bollywood Parks Dubai’s flagship offering is the 850-seater Rajmahal Theatre that will be home to a separately ticketed Broadway-style, Bollywood -themed show. During the day, the park will have up to 20 live shows across five stages: Rock On!!, Crossroads, Mumbai Express, Rangmanch and Stars on Steps.
“We’re extremely proud to see this magnificent entertainment destination revealed to the world after 3 years of hard work and perseverance. Dubai Parks and Resorts is paving the way for future entertainment destinations, and shall forever change the face of family tourism and entertainment in the region,” Al Nuaimi added.
The park will also offer six themed restaurants that capture India’s mouth-watering culinary offerings and eight retail outlets stocking quintessential filmy fare.
Following the successful launch of Legoland Dubai and Riverland Dubai, Bollywood Parks Dubai was opened on November 18 with various live entertainment shows by Bollywood artists and dancers.