New Zealand Prime Minister John Key met director-duo Abbas-Mustan
and cast Abhishek Bachchan and Bipasha Basu on the sets of their
upcoming film Players at Film City. A part of the film was
shot in New Zealand. The PM today expressed his wish that he wants
more Bollywood filmmakers to capture the scenic beauty of the
island on their lens.
Key visited the sets of Players at the Film City to
watch a scene from the film that was already shot in New Zealand.
New Zealand has opened its doors for Bollywood in order to boost
their tourism. "We have yesterday signed an agreement with the
Indian government that will lead to more Bollywood films being shot
in New Zealand. In the last ten years, approximately 150 films were
made in New Zealand. We want filmmakers to make many more films in
New Zealand. Its a great place to shoot," Key told the
Players is an action-thriller staring Abhishek
Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Bobby Deol, Sonam Kapoor, Neil Nitin
Mukesh, Omi Vaidya and Sikander Kher in the lead roles. The film
has been shot in India, New Zealand and Russia and is expected for
a December 23 release.