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Dreamworld on the BIG screen!

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no new ride but this... PRESS RELEASE Dreamworld starred in the next Bollywood blockbuster Heyy Babyy that will showcase Australia's favourite theme park to a potential audience of one billion people. The most expensive Bollywood film shot in Australia will put the destination on the map as India's mega studios look to expand their horizons. The Gold Coast has set their sights on India, recently embarking on the highest level trade delegation in Gold Coast history including Dreamworld and WhiteWater World International Sales Manager, Erin Rolfe. Some of Bollywood's biggest names including India's top male actor, Akshay Kumar, Fardeen Khan, Boman Irani and rising super star, Vidya Balan were among the 80-strong crew to visit Dreamworld to film scenes for Hey Baby A take on the Hollywood classic Three Men and a Baby, the $80 million Bollywood film created a buzz around Dreamworld with summer holiday crowds eagerly watching the comedy unfold. Nickelodeon Central was transformed into an elaborate movie set as the stars and over 40 extras filmed three scenes among the brightly coloured rides and attractions. Next, it was lights, camera, action at the world's first and only Wiggles World, a mini theme park designed specifically for children under five and themed around Australia's number one entertainment phenomenon, The Wiggles. Wiggly fans crowded around to watch movie magic happen before their eyes with Wiggle House forming the backdrop for life lesson on good manners and respecting elders. Top comic actor and director Sajid Khan then called on Dreamworld's bustling crowd to join in the fun for a scene on Main Street with curious guests throwing themselves into the background extra roles with great gusto. The final scene took place at Australia's first and only stationary wave, FlowRider, with the Bollywood heavy weights showing top form on the liquid treadmill. Akshay Kumar proved to be the Prince of the Pipe taking Australia's hottest new board sport in his stride. Heyy Babyy is supported by NSW Tourism, NSW Government and NSW Film and Television Office. Sajid Nadiadwala's production banner, Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment became the first Indian production company to shoot the majority of their film in Australia. Dreamworld and Gold Coast Tourism, which has opened an office in Bollywood capital Mumbai, will work closely to expand Indian tourist numbers and sees the movie industry as a logical vehicle. Dreamworld on the Gold Coast is home to some of the tallest and fastest thrill rides in the world, Nickelodeon Central, Wiggles World, Tiger Island, The Australian Wildlife Experience, FlowRider and is home to reality television phenomenon, Big Brother. Heyy Babyy comes to the cinemas on the Thursday, 23 August 2007 in Australia. Rating TBC

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It wasn't the same film but this was off the Movie World website - TOLLYWOOD COMES TO WARNER BROS. MOVIE WORLD Warner Bros. Movie World welcomed its first Tollywood Movie on Friday 15th June and Tuesday 19th June. Warner Bros. Movie World and Sea World were chosen as backdrops for dance sequences from the soon to be released Tollywood blockbuster – 'Shankar Dada Zindabad'. 'Tollywood' refers to movies produced in Southern India where as the more commonly known 'Bollywood' refers to movies produced in Northern India. 'Shankar Dada Zindabad' stars Chiranjeevi who has been described as the Tom Cruise of India. Chiranjeevi boasts a long and successful Tollywood and Bollywood career with over 150 movies to his name. 'Shankar Dada Zindabad' will be released in India in July 2007 and will be fantastic exposure for Warner Bros. Movie World in India.

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