'Happy New Year' cast in traditional attire at Dubai press meet

Dubai, Sep 12 (IANS) Actor Shah Rukh Khan and the team of "Happy New Year" who are shooting in Dubai donned traditional Arabic wear - kandura for men and abbaya for women - for a press met here.

Sep 12 2013, 1:16pm CDT | by IANS

'Happy New Year' cast in traditional attire at Dubai press meet
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Dubai, Sep 12 — Actor Shah Rukh Khan and the team of "Happy New Year" who are shooting in Dubai donned traditional Arabic wear - kandura for men and abbaya for women - for a press met here.

"The idea of donning up this local look comes from Abhishek Bachchan so we all would thank him for that. We are happy to be dressed like this... when we looked at mirror, many of us look like locals,"Shah Rukh said during the press conference to announce collaboration with Dubai Film and TV Commission.

While Shah Rukh walked the press conference donning a black kandura, rest of the actors wore the traditional white kandura. Leading ladies Deepika Padukone and Farah Khan wore black abbaya.

Shah Rukh says its a wonderful experience to shoot in Dubai.

"Dubai is a beautiful city. It has a great scenic balance of ancient and modern architecture. Its not just the shopping capital of the Middle East but is a perfect location for a film shoot. We have been shooting for our film since Sep 2nd Dubai is like home for me and I have loved every bit of experience of shooting for 'Happy New Year' here."

Dubai Film and TV Commission in collaboration with Atlantis, The Palm are extending their full support for the smooth production of the hotly-anticipated Bollywood film. The first schedule of "Happy New Year" which is currently going on in Dubai will perhaps continue till Sep 25.

Dubai Film and TV Commission chairman Jamal Al Sharif said: "'Happy New Year' is a true mark of success that xan be achieved through the collaboration of public and private entities in Dubai.

"In close partnership with Atlantis, The Palm Emirates and DTCM, we are delighted to help facilities the latest venture from Farah Khan and Red Chillies Entertainments, and showcase Dubai as a world class filming destination."

Directed by Farah Khan, "Happy New Year" features Shah Rukh and Deepika in lead.

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