Hrithik Roshan as ‘Krrish’ is all set to take off at Bollywood Parks™ Dubai

Behind the scenes video released showing the making of Krrish: Hero’s Flight, an immersive 4D experience

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“Come fly with me at Bollywood Parks™ Dubai. See you there!” – Krrish

 Bollywood’s favourite Superhero shoots for his first theme park ride at Bollywood Parks™ Dubai

Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, the world’s first Bollywood inspired theme park and part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination set to open on October 31 2016, promises to showcase the ultimate Bollywood experience through its themed attractions and rides for visitors. The park has collaborated with the new-age superhero of Bollywood, Hrithik Roshan to recreate the magic of Krrish for its 4D flying theatre ride Krrish: Hero’s Flight at Bollywood Parks™ Dubai.

Hrithik Roshan will appear as the lead from his movie Krrish and guests of Bollywood Parks™ Dubai will be able to join the masked hero on the region’s first panoramic flying ride that takes in some of India’s most famous landscapes.

The ride follows the life of Krrish, the superhero, who faces an elaborate conspiracy orchestrated by an evil genius.

Originally directed and produced by Rakesh Roshan, under the banner of Filmkraft Productions Pvt. Ltd, Krrish was conceived to be a film of global significance and a trendsetter in Indian cinema, with visual effects on par with those from Hollywood. Keeping in line with the movie’s cinematic brilliance, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai has collaborated with Prana Studios, who have been a part of various Hollywood projects in the past, including Transformers, Disney’s Planes, Tron as well as Universal Studios latest attraction – Skull Island: Reign of Kong at Florida. Prana Studio’s collaboration with Bollywood Parks™ Dubai will bring world class digital imagery for the Krrish: Hero’s Flight ride, where visitors will get the chance to fight the villains alongside Krrish.

While shooting for behind the scenes video of the ride, ace cinematographer, Sudeep Chatterjee of Dhoom3, Chak de India, and Bajirao Mastani fame, said, “This will be an amazing ride for Bollywood Parks™ Dubai.”

The behind the scenes video will take Bollywood fans through the journey of the making of the Krrish: Hero’s Flight ride, while also showcasing the grandees of the Indian film industry who came together to ensure all the magic of Bollywood was captured in this ride.

Also seen working hard with the team at the shoot was Action Director, Shyam Kaushal of Slumdog Millionaire, PK and 3 Idiots fame who commented, “Hrithik Roshan is nothing short of a perfectionist and he has put his heart and soul into every shot.”

Located at Bollywood Parks™ Dubai within Bollywood Film Studios featuring Hall of Heroes zone, visitors will experience a panoramic flying attraction based on simulation technology taking riders on a virtual tour over famous Indian landmarks while witnessing an epic battle with superhero Krrish.

This zone will also be home to a Bollywood movie production and a live stage show, based on the blockbuster Bollywood Movie “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara”. Also part of the Hall of Heroes is the RA.One ride, which is a 4D multi-sensory theatre experience that will take the audience on a virtual thrill ride.

Be the first to watch the airing of the videos on the given YouTube link: http://bit.ly/2bTCaWA

Ultimate theme park enthusiasts can purchase the Bollywood Parks™ Dubai Annual Pass which includes limitless access to the World’s first Bollywood themed park at AED 755. With over 16 rides and attractions plus 20 daily live shows, spread across 1.7 million sqft, the Annual Pass will provide visitors with unlimited access to B_Spellbound, while unlocking a host of exclusive benefits and rewards.

Annual passes for Bollywood Parks™ Dubai are currently on sale at www.bollywoodparksdubai.com and www.dubaiparksandresorts.com. Daily passes will be announced soon.

Scheduled to open on 31st October this year, 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 will be 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.

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 About 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 just before 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 featuring Hall of Heroes. 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 Milegi Dobara, 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 musical. During the day, the park will have up to 30 live shows across six stages: Rock On!!, Crossroads, Mumbai Express, Rangmanch, Stars on Steps and Cinema Circle.

The park will also offer six themed restaurants that capture India’s mouth-watering culinary offerings and eight retail outlets stocking quintessential filmy fare. Set to open in October 2016 within the Dubai Parks and Resorts™ destination, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai will cover 1.7 million square feet.

For more information, go to:
http://www.bollywoodparksdubai.com

Dubai Parks and Resorts PJSC (DFM: DUBAIPARKS), will become the Middle East’s largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination when it opens in October 2016 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 family theme park that will showcase rides and attractions 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 destination’s fourth theme park and the region’s first Six Flags theme park.

The entire destination will be 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.

The large-scale AED 13.2 billion development is spread across 30.6 million square feet of land located on Sheikh Zayed Road opposite the Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai equidistant to Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airports.  6.7 million ticketed visits are expected in 2017, the first full year of operation.

For more information, go to:

http://dubaiparksandresorts.com
http://dprcorporate.ae

For further information, please contact:

Pavishia Nair / Farah Nezam
ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller
pavishia.nair@bm.com / farah.nezam@bm.com / T: +971 4 4507600