Kingdom of Dreams is India’s first live entertainment, theatre and leisure destination, and is ideally located at the zenith of the golden triangle of Jaipur, Agra and Delhi; in Sector 29, Gurgaon in NCR Delhi, near the Leisure Valley Park.
It is stretched over a sprawling area of 6 acres (24,000 sqm), and built at an expenditure in excess of 200Cr. It is being operated by the Great Indian Nautanki Company, a shared venture between Apra Group and Wiz craft, and consists of two theatres namely Nautanki Mahal & the Showshaa theatre, and a cultural & cuisine quarter called Culture Gully.
The carnival i.e. India is distilled in to one iconic destination. This marvelous realm brings to life a blend of India’s art, culture, heritage, craft, cuisine and performing art…all with the contemporary technological advancement.
It was inaugurated on January 29, 2010 by the Chief Minister of Haryana and opened to public on September 18, 2010 by Union Minister of Tourism, Kumari Selja, with special preview of the Bollywood musical, Zangoora.
Bollywood actor King Khan Alias `Shah Rukh Khanâ€™ was named the global ambassador of Kingdom of Dreams on 19th September, 2010.
The 2010 Commonwealth Gamesâ€™ official theme song, Jiyo Utho Bado Jeeto was launched by internationally renowned music composer A. R. Rahman in this very complex on August 28, 2010.A live performance by him, was accompanied by dance recitals by the performers on the theme of Zangoora – The Gypsy Prince.
Nautanki Mahal is an 848-seat auditorium within the complex, with a facade designed like palace showcasing an extravagant cinematic and theatrical musical and it opened with Zangoora, a new Bollywood musical, starring, Hussain Kuwajerwala, Gauhar Khan, Kashmira Irani and Sadanand Patil. The Music for this musical is composed by leading Bollywood music composers, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy; the story, screenplay and dialogues are written by Javed Akhtar; the dance direction and choreography is the responsibility of eminent choreographer Shiamak Davar, costumes are designed by famous fashion designer Neeta Lulla, while stunt are performed under the direction of Alan Amin.
An elaborate culture, arts, crafts and food boulevard `Culture Gullyâ€™ is an air-conditioned concourse spread across 90,000 square feet (8,400 sqm), with theme restaurants from 14 states of India, housed in their respective representative architecture and decor. Apart from hosting street performances by various performers from different regions or states; it houses handicraft stores selling the goods manufactured by artisans from rural India. It has been developed on the lines of `Delhi Hatâ€™ but the grandeur and affluence are mesmerizing and immeasurable.
Opened in July 2010, the access to the covered avenue is through a 20 ft doorway, made with Golden lotus petals dazzling with petite mirrors.
An amazing, colorful drama marquee highlighting Indian mythology productions, a mock wedding show and the great Indian talent circus. Showshaa Theater is a 350-seater covered amphitheater, where stand-up routines, interactive theatre and take-offs from reality television will be performed.
IIFA Buzz Lounge
The IIFA Lounge, a Bollywood-themed Resto-bar is situated on the first floor of Culture Gulley. It also showcases Bollywood memorabilia, the IIFA Awards trophy, movie costumes. It was launched on September 1, 2010 by actor, Salman Khan.
The concept and the opulence of this top-notch amusement destination is captivating and arresting the attention and the imagination of the visitors. It is high time to pay a visit to this novel tourist destination in India called Kingdom of Dreams.