Indian epic ‘Mahabharata’ to be shot in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi will be transformed into a lush forest to provide the perfect location for the ambitious mythological epic Mahabharata, starring Mohanlal, by May 2018, said its Abu Dhabi-based producer Dr B.R. Shetty on Sunday. Shetty, the UAE-based businessman who is willing to allocate a budget of Rs10 billion (Dh570 million) into this multi-lingual project, …

Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif shooting Tiger Zinda Hai in Abu Dhabi’s Liwa Desert

Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are currently shooting their latest movie Tiger Zinda Hai in Abu Dhabi’s Liwa Desert. The spy thriller follows on from the blockbuster film Ek Tha Tiger and is being directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, and produced by Yash Raj Films. Word has it that a 20,000 square metre …

Salman Khan to visit Arabian Center in Dubai on May 16

Salman Khan fans in Dubai will have much cause for joy as Arabian Center will host the heartthrob of Bollywood live in action on May 16 for a meet-and-greet session at 7.30pm. Khan will make his first ever public appearance in the UAE region, at Arabian Center, for the worldwide launch of his song from …

How to get UAE residence visa for your parents in Dubai

Here’s how to get a residence visa for your parents; Who can sponsor parents? UAE expatriates, holding valid resident visas having a minimum salary of  Dh20,000 or a monthly pay of Dh19,000 plus a two-bedroom accommodation can get one year renewable resident visas for their parents or parents-in-law. Both or none As per new regulations, …

Salman Khan’s Tiger Zinda Hai to be shot in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Film Commission is set to welcome one of India’s most anticipated Bollywood movies, Tiger Zinda Hai. The Yash Raj Films production will have its longest shoot in the Emirate and will be Abu Dhabi’s longest feature film project to date with a filming schedule of 65 days. The film is a sequel to …

Salman Khan is coming to Dubai

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is coming to Dubai on the 15 and 16 of May to promote his forthcoming film Tubelight. The film is scheduled for release worldwide on June 23. But before Salman, Shraddha Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor will make their presence felt in the city as they come to the UAE to promote …

Dev Patel in Dubai next week

Actor Dev Patel, who catapulted to success in 2009 when he starred in the Academy Award winning film Slumdog Millionaire, will be the guest of honour at the Chivas Icons event on May 2, at Play in the H Hotel, Dubai. The Chivas Icons was launched in October 2016 to recognise and celebrate individuals in …

Meet the Bahubali 2 cast in Dubai this week

Riding on the back of the massive 2015 release Bahubali: The Beginning, comes the sequel Bahubali 2: The Conclusion with the cast and crew descending upon Dubai to unveil the film in a glamourous promotional event on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Roxy Cinemas, City Walk. Jean Marc, General Manager, Leisure and Entertainment, Meraas, said: …

Alia Bhatt rocks at Gr8 women awards in Dubai

Alia Bhatt, Vaani Kapoor, Farah Khan made a star studded entry at one of the most anticipated Middle East awards show, The 7th GR8! Women Awards. The event was held at the Roda Al Bustan. The ceremony which was conceptualised by prominent Indian TV personalities Abu and Shashi Ranjan, honoured 17 women achievers from the …

Pictures: Danube director’s big fat Indian wedding

Dubai-based company Danube’s director Adel Sajan got married to his childhood sweetheart on a luxury cruise liner. Adel Sajan and Sana Khan had a Bollywood themed wedding in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea  and his dad, flamboyant Dubai businessman Rizwan Sajan, made it a lavish affair. The chartered cruise had 1100 high profile guests from …