Friday, 24 Sep 2021
Well-known names from Bollywood Rahul Mittra, Deepak Tijori and Harshvardhan Deo are in themed movie to be filmed in Oman and India.

Bollywood film becoming shot in Oman

The very first shot, identified as the ‘Muhurat Shot’, of Papa Kehte Hain Bada Naam Karega
was filmed at the Muscat Festival venue in Amerat Park on Tuesday.

Mittra is an award-winning filmmaker who has created films like Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster, Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns, Bullett Raja, Revolver Rani, Sarkar three
and is at present creating Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster three
and Torbaaz
with Sanjay Dutt.

Tijori is a film director and actor effectively-identified for his roles in films like Aashiqui, Khiladi, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa, Anjaam, Ghulam
and Baadsha
h. His directorial venture consists of films like Oops, Fareb, Khamoshh… Khauff Ki Raat, Tom, Dick, and Harry,
and Fox
.

Deo created his Bollywood debut with the film Jigariyaa
. He also acted in Neelofar
and has several other films lined up.

Addressing a press gathering on Wednesday, Harleen Singh, director of the film stated, “We are pleased to film the very first shot in Muscat. Around 98 per cent of the film will be shot in Oman. We are thrilled that the very first shot was filmed at Muscat Festival in Amerat.

“Muscat Festival is a highlight in Oman’s cultural calendar and an event that features cultural, sport, and heritage activities. I am sure the actors and filmmakers who have arrived from India will enjoy the stunning locations in Oman.”

The film will capture the life of a cricket-obsessed young boy from a remote Indian town whose only aim is to grow to be a cricketer and fulfil his dream of representing the Indian national cricket team globally.

“A number of Bollywood and regional films and songs have been shot in Oman. While the audiences have been impressed with exotic locales, the authorities in Oman have been open to promoting the country as a destination for film shoots.”

He stated that the film will be shot at Bausher Sands, Amerat, Yiti, Sharqiyah Sands and Turtle Beach. The film is becoming created by Delicious Sahadevan, R Chhikara, Harleen Singh and Dr Deepak Sharma below the banner Hit Production.

The film will be dubbed in Arabic and English.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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