Got some filmy keeda in you? If yes, it’s time to nurture it by visiting the Bollywood parks in Dubai. The one of a kind Bollywood theme park boasts by celebrating the legendary film industry of Mumbai each day. From romance to comedy, action, adventure, food, music, dance, attractive sets- this place has everything to amaze you.
You can spend a day watching the multi-sensory 4D theatre- feel yourself flying in the blue sky along with Krrish, or dipping into the thrilling and adventurous world of Ra. ONE, or shaking a leg with the famous heroines of the 60s, 70s, and 80s. I must say the Bollywood park has got every bit of material to make you time travel. Want to spend quality time at this place? Then you have to have information regarding what’s best? To help you in your research, I have compiled this guide to Bollywood park. Scroll down and have a look.
The Key Attractions of Bollywood Park
This exquisite place is situated at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts and houses 5 zones themed upon biggest Bollywood hits.
The opening hours are from 1 pm to 9 pm. The price of the one day ticket is INR 3526/-.
You can touch the surface of Bollywood Parks, by traveling on a car vis Sheikh Zayed Road or in a taxi after boarding to Jebel Ali through the Red Metro Line. From Al Maktoum International Airport and Dubai International Airport, you can hire a taxi that runs on E11 to reach the park.
However, now that you have a complete overview of the routes of reaching the place let’s check out the reasons for which Bollywood Park is so famous among cinephiles.
Some of the Bollywood blockbusters like Don, Krrish, Dabang, Lagan are featured in the immersive rides of this park.
You can battle the goons along with Jai and Veeru, the Sholay hero, in a 3D laser-gun ride, here. Also, chase the mafia boss Don- Shah Rukh Khan, through the streets of Dubai in an adventurous 3D tunnel or be a part of the iconic cricket match of Lagan. Who knows, you might feel like Amir Khan hitting the winning six.
To make you taste the authenticity of real-world cinema, nothing can beat Bollywood Park. If you are not so fond of actions, you can opt for going behind the scenes and generate your own trailer for the superhit Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. Last but not the least, take part in the stunt-show from Salman Khan starer Dabang.
The Bollywood Park Set
The celebration of Bollywood Park takes place through 5 zones, named as- Bollywood Boulevard, Rustic Ravine, Mumbai Chowk, Bollywood Film Studios, and Royal Plaza. Each of these zones features separate Hall of Heroes.
Just like a full-featured compact movie, experience the bold action, colorful story-telling, and amazing dance sequences adapted from films like Mughal-e-Azam, Krrish, or RA.ONE. Also, it’s the residence to the 856 seated Rajmahal Theatre, which hosts the private parties and events.
Almost 20 live shows get streamed across the five different stages, named as- Crossroads, Rock On!!, Mumbai Express, Stars on Steps, Rangamanch.
No one can think of Bollywood without dance or songs. While lazing around Bollywood Park, don’t be surprised to see a set of dancers shaking legs together throughout the day. There is a set named Jashan-e-Welcome which show you different Indian dance forms, which include- Kathakali, Chhau, Garba and Bhangra.
There is fusion at the Crossroads showing “Desi Perdesi” cultural dance shows. That means, here is a treat for you to watch western and Bollywood fusion of dance and music at the same place. A separate section is there at Mumbai Express named Dhinchak Bollywood or Antakshari, which dedicatedly shows traditional songs only.
You might have no idea that, besides the Hindi Bollywood, another popular Bollywood (South Indian Film Industry) has been paid tribute here. The Rangamancha is named as “South Ka Tadka.” On the other hand, “Kalbeliya Folk Dance” at Lotus Court is there as the epitome of Rajasthan.
This place also hosts special music shows for the audience. Shankar, A.R. Rahman, Atif Aslam, Ehsaan, and Loy are some of the A-list singers who perform to entertain the audience.
Relish traditional Indian foods made of roasted peanuts or juice of Sugar-cane or lemon. You can also enjoy the mouth-watering Mughlai cuisine in the high-end restaurant themed according to the Mughal-e-Azam, just to ode the 1960 film.
If you have a great affinity towards spicy food, the Spicy Dhaba is there to soothe your tongue. Get some rustic bites of the Indian tandoori and classic Panjabi food. You have got many options to choose for your lunch as the menu seems to provide variety enough. You can opt for pasta, pizza, or burgers also.
For the street food lovers, the Victoria Station Cafe is there to offer you the famous Mumbai Chaat. And you can have a plate of tantalizing Pani puri from inside of a local train, a replica of the real ones.
Make sure to observe each and every detail of the sets while strolling through. All the materials, starting from the infrastructure to small decors, tend to put on the image of Bollywood. Pick up any token of your favorite film from the stalls or choose the rides according to it.
Alongside soothing your eyes and tongue, soothe your ears as well. The soft mesmerizing flute music is going to be a treat for you. Also, have a glimpse of Indian street circus and feel the thrill of watching rope walk duo.
Bollywood Park Tickets
1-day entry to Bollywood park costs around 175 AED(3500 INR).
Celebrate the glorious legacy of the Bollywood cinema at Bollywood Park in Dubai. Book your Dubai tour packages from Pickyourtrail and touch the surface. Pack your bags and get set ready to live what you saw on the big screen.