Louvre Abu Dhabi Is Bringing The Rich History Of Indian Cinema Through A Unique Exhibition

by Deeplata Garde
Louvre Abu Dhabi Is Bringing The Rich History Of Indian Cinema Through A Unique Exhibition

Louvre Abu Dhabi is famous for hosting some renowned art exhibitions and more. After hosting an array of successful exhibits, Louvre is ready to pay tribute to the history of Indian Film making through different means of representation. So if you are in UAE and missing the glam of Bollywood movies, then it’s time to plan a visit to Louvre Abu Dhabi.

Louvre Abu Dhabi Will Host Exhibition To Depict India’s Film-Making History


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January is filled with events in UAE. And Louvre Abu Dhabi is just here to add one more star to the galaxy. Expect this event to come to the venue on January 24 and it will conclude on June 4th. The exhibition is called, Bollywood Superstars: A Short Story of Indian Cinema.

One can evidently notice the depth and diversity in Indian Film making over the years. The industry has been experimenting with image-making for over a century now. The organising team includes Musée du Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac and France Muséums.

Which Artists & Artworks To Expect Here?

Pic Creds: Flickr/Louvre Abu Dhabi

The exhibition will highlight the rich history of Indian cinema through over 80 artworks, including pictures, textiles, graphic arts, costumes, and more than 30 film clips.

The pieces of art are drawn from the collections of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Jacques Chirac Museum at the Quai Branly, the Army Museum, The Guimet National Museum of East Asian Art, the al-Sabah Collection, the Raja Ravi Varma Heritage Foundation, and the Priya Paul Collection will also feature.

Visitors will learn more about Bollywood’s global popularity and have a greater appreciation for the variety of Indian cinema. The thorough exhibits cover every aspect of Indian cinema’s history, from pre-cinema, dancing, and narrative, to the impact of religion and mythology, and the emergence of Bollywood celebrities.

Entry to witness this unique exhibition at Louvre Abu Dhabi is completely free. All you need is to buy entry tickets to the centre. Kids can enter free to the museum.

Mark your calendar and come to Abu Dhabi to feel the Bollywood vibes in a faraway land.

Cover Image Courtesy: Instagram/Louvre, Public Domain Collections