Fair skin Indian woman in traditional sari dress showing welcoming gesture, standing on plain background.
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Perhaps because Dubai is home to so many Indian expats, many Emiratis have become avid fans of Bollywood films. (Several Bollywood stars, including Aishwarya Rai and Shah Rukh Khan, own homes in Dubai and are often spotted in the city, exciting events that are faithfully documented in local papers and websites. Bollywood Cinemas in Al Quoz is a theater dedicated to Bollywood films and the only one that screens films made in various Hindi dialects. The cinema is mainly frequented by Indian workers, many of whom reside nearby, so by taking in a movie here, you’ll also get a glimpse into the workers’ way of life in Dubai.