Shahrukh Khan shoots 'Dunki' in Neom

Shahrukh Khan shoots 'Dunki' in Neom


Shahrukh Khan shoots 'Dunki' in Neom.

LAHORE (Web Desk) - Saudi Arabia’s Neom has attracted its first Bollywood shoot, with “Dunki,” starring Shahrukh Khan, having filmed at the location.

The announcement was made at the second edition of the Red Sea International Film Festival in Jeddah on Sunday, with Wayne Borg, the managing director of Neom, adding that 200-episode-a-year Saudi soap opera “Exceptional,” produced by MBC, would also be shot at one of the region’s new sound stages.

Neom has hosted an estimated 26 productions over the past 18 months, including “Desert Warrior,” which stars US actor Anthony Mackie and is directed by Rupert Wyatt.

Earlier, the Bollywood superstar had also thanked the Saudi Arabia Art and Culture ministry for allowing the team to shoot the film and facilitating them.