Bollywood Parks™ Dubai Hosted First Of Its Kind Concert For Legendary AR Rahman

The Journey’- the master stroke event that was dedicated to AR Rahman’s remarkable 25-year musical journey, was celebrated on the 26 January 2018 at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, underscored by a bevy of Asia’s best musical talent.

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Hopes were soaring high for the much anticipated AR Rahman musical concert – ‘The Journey: A Celebration of Music’ that received an overwhelming response. Over 18,000 enthusiastic fans attended the great musical gala, organised by Brothers Incorporated, which brought the legendary virtuoso together with celebrated artists Neeti Mohan, Armaan Malik, Harshdeep Kaur, Javed Ali, Benny Dayal, Jonita Gandhi, Keba Jeremiah and Haricharan Seshadri.

The melodious orchestration was hosted within the grand settings of BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, at Dubai Parks and Resorts, with AR Rahman’s haunting melodies soaring above the massive 350 foot stage; a first of its kind for any Asian musical concert.

Ahmad Hussain Bin Essa, Deputy CEO, DXB Entertainments PJSC, owner of Dubai Parks and Resorts said, “We are very proud to have hosted one of the largest concerts of its kind here at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai. Against the backdrop of the only theme park dedicated to the Bollywood industry, the audience not only enjoyed an impressive performance but also relished a unique experience at the concert arena. We look forward to hosting similar events in the future to bring more exciting experiences to our guests.”

“We were absolutely overwhelmed with the number of loving fans that came down to experience “The Journey’! Seeing everyones collective efforts finally come together so beautifully, coupled with an outstanding performance from AR Rahman and his accompanying group of deftly talented singers, made it something truly magical.” exclaimed the duo behind Brothers Incorporated, Rahul Tuljapukar and Ninad Shah.

The event went on till 1:00 AM and AR Rahman performed back to back numbers, including his scintillating hits namely  Kehna Hi Kyaa, Humma Humma, Muqabla, Dil se and many more among others. Finally Closing with soulful rendition of Maa Tujhe Salaam’, his seminal patriotic track. A perfect end to the Republic Day performance.

ABOUT BROTHERS INCORPORATED

The joint brainchild of Ninad Shah and Rahul Tuljapakur, Borthers Incorporated is an Entertainment and Hospitality driven management agency that specialises in creating high profile experiences, that are equal parts creative and quality driven. With over 15 years of collective experience across Intellectual Property creation & management, music, fashion, lifestyle, events, brand marketing, film marketing, integrated content, and building businesses across real estate, luxury and utility between the two partners.

Brother’s incorporated is looking to change the status quo by executing events that are optimised to a tee.

 

Sponsors and Partners:

Fashion Partner: Splash

Associate Sponsor: Laban up

Co-Sponsor: London Dairy

Venue Partner: Bollywood Parks Dubai

Official Newspaper: Gulf News

Official Event Partner: Dubai Shopping Festival

Food ordering Partner: Talabat

Radio Partner: City101.6

Ticketing Partner: Platinumlist.net, UAE Exchange, ToyStore and Hallmark

Produced by: Mr. B Live entertainment

Event Consultant: CQ Innovation

Artist Managed by: AKR Events

Hospitality Partner: Lapita

 

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 features cinematic rides, thrilling attractions and entertaining live shows that bring to life the action, music, dance and drama of Bollywood.

BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai recreates 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 to 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 856-seat Rajmahal Theatre that houses a separately ticketed Broadway-style, Bollywood themed musical. During the day, the park hosts up to 20 live shows across five stages: Rock On!!, Crossroads, Mumbai Express, Rangmanch and Stars on Steps.

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

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

About Dubai Parks and Resorts

Dubai Parks and Resorts owned by DXB Entertainments PJSC, is the Middle East’s largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination comprising  four separate theme parks: MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, the region’s largest Hollywood-inspired theme park, featuring immersive rides and attractions based on Hollywood hits; LEGOLAND® Dubai, a unique, interactive theme park for families which brings the well-known LEGO® brick to life in a playful learning environment; and BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that showcases rides and attractions based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. It also hosts 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 fifth theme park and the regions first Six Flags themed park.

The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai, the free to enter themed recreational hub with a multitude of dining, shopping and unique entertainment options, that connects the theme parks, perfect for friends and families of all ages.  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.

For more information, go to: www.dubaiparksandresorts.com

For further information, please contact:

Pavishia Nair / Farah Nezam

ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller

Email: pavishia.nair@bm.com / farah.nezam@bm.com

T: +971 4 4507600