Wizcraft to create Bollywood show for Dubai park

Dubai Parks and Resorts, which is set to be the region's largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination when it opens in October 2016, has signed an agreement with India's communications and entertainment company Wizcraft International Entertainment to create a world class Bollywood show for the Rajmahal Theatre.

IANS| Updated: Mar 25, 2015, 19:44 PM IST

Dubai: Dubai Parks and Resorts, which is set to be the region's largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination when it opens in October 2016, has signed an agreement with India's communications and entertainment company Wizcraft International Entertainment to create a world class Bollywood show for the Rajmahal Theatre.

Situated in Bollywood Parks, which is a part of the Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Rajmahal Theatre reflects the beauty and wonder of India's culture and architectural heritage. The 60,000 sq ft Rajmahal Theatre will feature state-of-the-art LED stage backdrops, along with VIP boxes and exclusive lounges for private events and galas, read a statement.

"We are committed to providing an unforgettable experience for our guests, and we have partnered with the most creative minds in the industry that have a proven track record of producing world class shows and events," Raed Al Nuaimi, CEO of Dubai Parks and Resorts, said in a statement. 

Wizcraft International Entertainment puts up live musicals at destination Kingdom of Dreams in Gurgaon, and is the organiser of the annual International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards.

Commenting on the partnership, Viraf Sarkari, director of Wizcraft, said: "Wizcraft has produced some of the world's largest shows and events, and we look forward to creating the largest Bollywood musical ever produced. We are very pleased to bring the magic of Bollywood to audiences in Dubai." 

Alongside Bollywood Parks Dubai, the first phase of this unprecedented project will include Legoland Dubai and Motiongate Dubai -- connected by Riverland Dubai, a retail, dining and entertainment walkway. Dubai Parks and Resorts is projected to attract 6.7 million footfalls during its first full year of operation.