Bollywood Parks™ Dubai Raises the Curtain On The Regions First Broadway-Style Bollywood Show – Jaan-E-Jigar At The Rajmahal Theatre

Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, unveils Jaan-e-Jigar, the regions first Broadway-style Bollywood show in all its grandeur at the Rajmahal Theatre, which is located in the heart and soul of the park. Dubai’s answer to world-class entertainment, Jaan-e-Jigar is the biggest Bollywood style show to ever hit the region, where storytelling and cinematic music and dance meet stagecraft and technical wizardry like never before.

A one of a kind show, Jaan-e-Jigar is packed with just the right amount of Bollywood masala in a spectacular two-hour performance! Set in the fictional town of Ishqabad, this extravaganza of a show will take guests through the tale of twin brothers named Jaanbaz and Jigar Shiraz, in a classic story of good vs evil. This magnum opus revolves around eight key characters whose journey explores a larger than life world, full of magic, drama, music, dance, color and all things ‘Bollywood’.

“Wizcraft had been asked to conceptualize, produce and direct the musical almost 2 years ago and it has been a journey in its own. Jaan-e-Jigar is a world-class experience and it is nothing short of a magical journey encapsulating the best of Bollywood essence on stage. The musical is bound to rule the mind of the audiences and leave them enthralled.” said, Viraf Sarkari, Founder, Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.

Guests will experience, four pivotal characters namely, Salamat Shah, the benevolent king of the land of Ishqabad, his evil sister Marjaani who truly believes that she is the rightful ruler of the land, Jaanbaz, the charming prince who is brought up to fight for righteousness and his kingdom and Jigar Shiraz, the long lost brother who is a fearless warrior amongst the subjects.

Supporting the lead cast are four equally important characters, with the faithful guardian and advisor Jugnu whose loyalty to his kingdom and king is his life, the conniving Jester, Nashook, who is ready to go above and beyond to win the love of the evil Marjaani, the enchanting beauty Gulpari, who steals the heart of the Heir to the Kingdom and the fiery temptress Jharna, whose love for Jigar Shiraz takes her on a journey to the Kingdom of love.

Commenting on the launch of the show, Thomas Jellum, General Manager at Bollywood Parks™ Dubai said, “We are proud to bring Dubai its first resident Bollywood show where guests will be taken on a journey with Jaan-e-Jigar through a cinematic theatrical experience that is sure to dazzle everyone.”

The show boasts some of the greatest Bollywood music from the last three decades strung together into a dramatic Bollywood storyline. Some of the best talent from the world of Bollywood, Theatre and live events features in the show.

Thomas Jellum further added, “Jaan-e-Jigar is the result of thousands of hours of rehearsals, efforts of over 200 crew members working on it every day, fabulous music and dances and breathtaking special effects, all in all, a complete paisa vasool for all the guests.”

Conceptualised and produced by Wizcraft International Entertainment, Jaan-e-Jigar is the first of its kind Bollywood show, which will be exclusively staged at the Rajmahal Theatre, only at Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, the complete family entertainment destination.

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Bollywood Parks™ Dubai is part of Dubai Parks and Resorts which will also feature MOTIONGATE™ Dubai – a unique theme park showcasing some of Hollywood’s most beloved characters from DreamWorks Animation, Sony Pictures Studios and Lionsgate as well as the region’s first LEGOLAND® Park and a LEGOLAND® Water Park. The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai – a retail and dining destination at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts, and guests can stay at the Lapita™ Hotel, a Polynesian themed family hotel part of the Marriott Autograph® Collection. Expected to open in late 2019, Six Flags Dubai will be destination’s fourth theme park and the region’s first Six Flags theme park.



Rajmahal Theatre

Rajmahal Theatre, the jewel of Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, a part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, is the opulent 850-seater state-of-the-art theatre which will host the regions first Broadway-style Bollywood-themed show. The separately ticketed show, will bring together the first and only resident Bollywood inspired show of the region.

The heart and soul of Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, the Rajmahal Theatre draws inspiration from the royal palaces of India and creates an opulent setting for live shows and performances.

Bollywood Parks™ Dubai

Bollywood Parks™ Dubai a part of Dubai Parks and Resorts™ is a first of its kind theme park showcasing the authentic Bollywood experience. Bollywood, the Hindi language film industry based in Mumbai, India is one of the largest centres of film production in the world.

Located near the Dubai-Abu Dhabi border in the United Arab Emirates, the park will feature cinematic rides, thrilling attractions and entertaining live shows that bring to life the action, music, dance and drama of Bollywood.

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 or IPs: Rock On!!, Don, Lagaan, Sholay, Dabangg, Mughal-e-Azam, Zindagi Na MilegiDobara, RA.One and Krrish. Bollywood Parks™ Dubai is also home to the stunning 850-seat Rajmahal Theatre that will house a separately ticketed Broadway-style, Bollywood themed show. During the day, the park will have up to 20live shows across five stages: Rock On!!, Crossroads, Mumbai Express, Rangmanch and Stars on Steps.

The park will also offer six themed restaurants that capture India’s mouth-watering culinary offerings and eight retail outlets stocking quintessential filmy fare. Located within the Dubai Parks and Resorts™ destination, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai covers 1.7 million square feet.

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Dubai Parks and Resorts, owned by DXB Entertainments PJSC, is the Middle East’s largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination comprising three separate theme parks: MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, a Hollywood movie inspired theme park concept; LEGOLAND® Dubai, the first LEGOLAND theme park in the Middle East; and Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that showcases rides and attraction based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. It will also host the LEGOLAND® Water Park; the region’s first water park catering to families with children aged 2-12. Expected to open in late 2019, Six Flags Dubai will be destinations fourth theme park and the regions first Six Flags theme park.

The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai – a uniquely themed retail and dining destination at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts, and guests can stay at the Lapita™ Hotel, a Polynesian themed family hotel part of the Marriott Autograph Collection.

Located on Sheikh Zayed Road opposite the Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai equidistant to Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airports the destination offers over 100 rides and attractions.

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