By Staff writer
Film includes scenes from the Palm Jumeirah's recent record-breaking fireworks display
The trailer for Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's new Dubai-set blockbuster 'Happy New Year' has been unveiled and features a series of landmarks, such as a lavish Palm Jumeirah fireworks display.
The Youtube clip opens with the record-breaking display and also features the Atlantis hotel and several other scenes features the city skyline.
“I wrote the script of ‘Happy New Year’ with Dubai in mind. In fact, Dubai is not just a location, but also an integral character,” director Farah Khan told 7DAYS.
The film also stars Deepika Padukone, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani and Abhishek Bachchan.
Shah Rukh Khan, who was recently in Dubai for the launch of a $626 million development, added: “Dubai is stunning from a scenic point of view. But we also selected Dubai for its people, culture and hospitality. It’s like a second home to me I love Dubai and want to make a film that really showcases the city in its true spirit. We promise that we will make a film that will make this city very, very, proud.”
Local film experts have predict the filming of the movie helped generate $5 million for the local economy.
The film will be released in cinemas in the UAE on October 23.