World premiere of Indian film at DIFF
Dubai, October 27, 2011
Ladies vs Ricky Bahl, an eagerly anticipated Bollywood film, will make its world premiere during the eighth edition of the Dubai International Film Festival, heralding an exciting line-up of Indian cinema at the event.
The brand-new Hindi romantic comedy will be the red carpet gala of the festival’s Celebration of Indian Cinema programme on December 8.
The eighth edition of DIFF, held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, will run from December 7 to 14, 2011.
The cast and crew of the film will walk the red carpet prior to the gala screening at the Madinat Arena, the centerpiece of the festival’s Madinat Jumeirah headquarters.
Dorothee Wenner, Consultant for the Subcontinent Programme, Dubai International Film Festival, said: “The premiere of Ladies vs Ricky Bahl is a scoop for DIFF, and will appeal not just to the expatriate community but also to Arabs who have a strong affinity for Bollywood films. “
Nelson D'Souza, head of operations, Middle East & North Africa, Yash Raj Films, said: “Yash Raj Films is synonymous with films that have connected across generations through the last four decades. We are delighted to continue our long-standing association with the Dubai International Film Festival, which has previously hosted the star-studded world premieres of Yash Raj films including Kabul Express and Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year. Ladies vs Ricky Bahl follows the success of our earlier release Band Baaja Baaraat, and is a quintessential Yash Raj Films family entertainer.” – TradeArabia News Service