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[BEST] 4 Popular Bollywood Movies with Middle Eastern Touch

November 4, 2019 by wedchief

Middle east always been one of the top choices of Bollywood, as it has numbers of natural wonders like the desert, mountains, parks, etc and full of luxury like resorts, hotels, malls, etc.

So here is the list of some of the Bollywood movies shot in the middle east.

1. Bang Bang

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Popular Bollywood Movies – Bang Bang

This 2014 remake of Tom Cruise’s Knight and Dark directed by Siddharth Anand starring Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif, the locations of this movie doesn’t need to describe Beaches, Forests, Mountain drive this movie was full of adventure and the location plays a fantastic supporting role. This was the first Bollywood movie filmed in Abu Dhabi in locations like Corniche, Liwa Oasis, Hyatt Capital Gate Hotel, Qasr Al Sarab, Emirates Palace, and Yes Island.

2. Baby

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Popular Bollywood Movies – Baby

Nobody can forget this masterpiece, a movie full of thrill and patriotism directed by Neeraj Pandey starring Akshay Kumar, Danny Denzongpa, Anupam Kher, Rana Duggubati and Taapsee Pannu was shot in multiple locations of Turkey and UAE like Al Ain and Liwa in Abu Dhabi. One of the stars of this movie Anupam Kher mentioned that ‘Emirates is an ideal international location for shooting Indian Films’.

3. Airlift

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Popular Bollywood Movies – Airlift

This realistic movie based on the 1990 airlift of Indians from Kuwait before the Persian Gulf war was also shot in middle east, this war thriller filmed in Al Hamra Palace Beach Resort in Ras Al Khaimah in UAE, the set was re-created to depict Kuwait during 1990.

4. Dil Dhadakne Do

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Popular Bollywood Movies – Dil Dhadkne Do

This Zoya Akhtar’s Comedy Drama reflects the genuine emotion and actual problems of rich people this fantastic piece starring Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar and Anushka Sharma filmed in many parts of Turkey. While most of the film shot on cruise still needs some middle eastern touch to be perfect, locations such as Antalya, Cappadocia, and Istanbul gave that classy touch.

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