Mumbai: Private Bollywood Tour with Dance Show

4.3 / 5

16 reviews

Mumbai: Private Bollywood Tour with Dance Show

From $120 per person

Peek inside the world of Indian cinema on a Bollywood tour of Mumbai, and visit movie studios, see behind-the-scenes, special effects and a special dance performance. Benefit from an all-inclusive package.

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Duration 4.5 - 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Hindi
Pickup included
Your guide will come to receive you at sharp 10:00. Joining instructions for cruise customers as follows: When you get off your cruise ship, you make your way to meeting point is at the green gate is about 5 to 8 minutes walk away. Please note that you will have to declare your jewelry and goods at the custom gate.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the art of Bollywood movie making
  • See Bollywood stars at work
  • Take in famous shooting locations and movie star homes
  • Learn Bollywood facts and figures from a professional guide
Full description
From the technicolor song and dance extravaganzas of the 1970s and 1980s to the blockbusters of today, Bollywood is a tradition as essential to India - and more specifically Mumbai - as Hollywood is to America and LA. Exceeding its American rival for sheer chutzpah and volume, Bollywood belongs to Mumbai, and this full-day tour belongs to you. You will be picked up from your Mumbai hotel and taken to a location site to see a movie being shot. You will be escorted through a specially created studio and receive an intimate behind-the-scenes look into technicians at work. Depending on the shoot schedule, you may get a chance to peek inside a film star’s makeup room and to pose for souvenir snapshots with some Bollywood stars of today. Enjoy a Move for Dance Show based on the filmi music and dances of Bollywood films, a combination of formal and folk Indian traditional music and dance traditions fused with Middle Eastern techniques. Bollywood dances have evolved as a unique and energetic style. These groups of dancers will perform 5 Bollywood dances in front of the audience, and you will get a chance to learn and dance along with the dancers. For greater insight, choose the full-day option, where you can visit another studio. Gain a better understanding of how film makers use visual effects in Bollywood movies. Continue on a tour past the homes of famous Bollywood stars in exclusive areas of Mumbai, before a transfer and drop off back at your city center hotel.
Includes
  • Private air-conditioned transport
  • Entrance fee for studios
  • Dance Show
  • Lunch (for 2 people and above)
  • Water bottles
  • Lunch (if there is only one participant)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Personal frisking and checking of baggage is mandatory. Except for your valuables, hand baggage is not allowed at location shooting.
  • This itinerary could be tentative as per studio permission.
  • Photo shots are strictly not allowed until and unless permission is given.(Professional cameras are not allowed at the shooting sets, until permission granted )
  • Please keep your mobile on silent mode during the shooting in action and keep silent.
  • Most of the studios are at distant places from downtown and as such may take considerable time to reach, kindly bear with such unavoidable time consumption.
  • The Bollywood activities in Mumbai are not centralized at one place and scattered at different places.
  • Lunch is meant for 2 and above participants.
  • Joining instructions for cruise customers as follows:
  • When you get off your cruise ship, you make your way to meeting point is at the green gate is about 5 to 8 minutes walk away.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 16 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5.0/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    3.7/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5
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Great way to spend the day in Mumbai

I'm a long-time Bollywood fan. Took this opportunity to see a few studios while I was in Mumbai for the week.The trip was on a Saturday. We went to two studios; Zee Studios, which was North of Mumbai, and SJ Studios in Mumbai. Was fortunate to see an actual filming at Zee Studios. The SJ Studio tour was interesting as well. Got to see established sets (courtroom, hospital). Also experienced a dance routine, and several short films about the history of Bollywood, and film in India. Highly recommended experience!

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October 16, 2016

Excellent day in all aspects.

Thoroughly enjoyed my tour of Bollywood with Naren my guide. Visited 2 active film sets and had photo taken with the beautiful female star of one movie, plus visiting other sets used by the studio. The special effects studio was much more interesting than I'd thought and now have an insight into how that works. My guide had perfect English and was very interesting, explaining later in the day, who lived in which fabulous homes, and the Bandstand beachfront with statues and handprints of a number of stars. Would not have missed this part of Mumbai.

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April 9, 2013

Brilliant!!

This tour is brilliant. It gives you the chance to get up close and personal with he Bollywood sets, serials, live shooting and the stars. It ends with a relaxing drive past famous houses. The guide ishaan has very good English skills and is very knowledgable. He was the perfect host. The food was awesome and we would definitely recommend this tour to anyone with a love for Bollywood. It is worth every cent.

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April 10, 2012

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