happenings this month Jackie Chan's Kung Fu Yoga filmed in Dubai now in cinemas
Jackie Chan's Kung Fu Yoga filmed in Dubai now in cinemas
Updated on 05 February 2017

Kung Fu Yoga, Jackie Chan’s latest international blockbusters release today across the UAE cinemas. The movie includes scenes that were filmed in Dubai, making it Chan’s first movie filmed in the Middle East.

The film, directed by Stanley Tong and featuring Bollywood star Disha Patani, is the first project under India and China’s co-production agreement. The production filmed in Dubai for thirty days by using talented pool of local crew members.


Commenting, Jamal Al Sharif, Chairman of Dubai Film and TV Commission said:

“We are excited to watch Dubai featured again in a Hollywood’s blockbusters. The filming of Kung Fu Yoga in The Emirate follows a series of who have selected Dubai as their filming location last year, including Welcome Back and Star Trek. The film will not only showcase Dubai’s iconic landmarks and attractions to a global audience, but will also promote the Dubai position as a leading international hub for filming.”

A series of car chase sequences were shot in Downtown Dubai, showcasing the Emirate’s amazing skyline and luxury attractions, as well as its world-class infrastructure, roads and bridges.

DFTC has been collaborating with many government and private entities in Dubai to ensure filming of this huge blockbuster is done according to international standards from safety and security perspectives. These include, RTA, the General Administration of Civil Defence, Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, and Dubai Police Traffic Department.

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