Dubai, UAE –25March 2015: 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 Wizcraft International Entertainment, India’s leading communications and entertainment company.Wizcraft will work with the Dubai Parks and Resorts entertainment team to create a world-class Bollywood show for the Rajmahal Theatre.
Situated in Bollywood ParksTM Dubai, the RajmahalTheatre reflects the beauty and wonder of India’s culture and architectural heritage. The first Broadway-style theatre of its kind in the region, the spectacular 60,000-square-footRajmahalTheatre will feature state-of-the-art LED stage backdrops, along with VIP boxes and exclusive lounges for private events and galas.
Headquartered in Mumbai, Wizcraft uses the latest live entertainment technology to create immersive entertainment experiences for audiences across the globe. In recent years, the agency has produced the globally-renowned International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA), Star Guild Awards and the Global Indian Music Academy Awards. In 2010, Wizcraft launched the Kingdom of Dreams, India’s first ever entertainment destination on par with New York’s Broadway or London’s West End.
Raed Al Nuaimi, CEO of Dubai Parks and Resorts, said: “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. We are very pleased to bring Wizcraft on board this unique project and we look forward to experiencing the excitement of the show when the first curtain rises.”
Commenting on the partnership with Dubai Parks and Resorts, 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, and weare proud to partner with Dubai Parks and Resorts.”
Alongside Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, the first phase of this unprecedented project will include LEGOLAND® Dubai and motiongate™ Dubai – connected by RiverlandTMDubai, a retail, dining and entertainment walkway. The development will also feature Lapita, a Polynesian-themed resort catering to families.Dubai Parks and Resorts is projected to attract 6.7 million visits during its first full year of operation.