Videocon d2h IIFA Weekend 2011 was privy to an exclusive preview of the new Bollywood theatrical productions on Day 2, to be launched at Kingdom of Dreams this year – Jhumroo & Here I am-Shiamak. Shahrukh Khan, Global Ambassador for India"s first live entertainment and leisure destination, announced the ambitious projects at a splendid ceremony at the 12th edition of IIFA (India International Film Awards) in Toronto.
The star studded event also witnessed a special showcase of the first-ever documentary on Kingdom of Dreams by National Geographic Channel for the remarkable show 'Inside". Nat Geo"s 'Inside" unravels the world's most restricted places and spectacular destinations, highlighting their use of science, high-tech tools and other lesser known facets.
Speaking on the occasion, Shahrukh Khan said, “Kingdom of Dreams is reflective of India, its rich culture and seamless heritage and I am proud to promote my country, my India, through this platform. Kingdom of Dreams is a world class experience and I am ecstatic to be a part of an Indian brand that has set the stage for entertainment at its very best."
An out and out musical comedy – 'Jhumroo" will be launched in October 2011 at Kingdom of Dreams. Packed with 19 Bollywood retro songs, Jhumroo is a celebration of the spirit of Kishore Kumar.. It not only promises its audience a good laugh and a happy experience but will also surprise them with twists and turns in the storyline and an astonishing use of technology to help build the story, a unique prospect to be showcased only in Nautanki Mahal at the Kingdom of Dreams.
In a first of its kind initiative, Kingdom of Dreams will also present 'Here I am –Shiamak", a Vegas styled dance and music show fitted perfectly in the state of the art auditorium – Nautanki Mahal. This extravaganza by the phenomenal dance maestro will bring various genres of dance alive on stage.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Keertan Adyanthaya, MD, Fox International Channels said, “Through this series, Nat Geo has always tried to take viewers deeper inside places and happenings with fresh insight and perspective. Our curious viewers always appreciate subjects that are topical and unexplored. 'Inside – Kingdom of Dreams" is not only relevant, but it also resonates with Indian audiences, who may not otherwise have the opportunity of visiting & seeing how this unique spectacle is crafted & created."
Inside: Kingdom of Dreams will première on National Geographic Channel on 7th August 2011, at 10 pm.