Last August Bollywood came to Ireland to shoot Teraa Surroor at various well-known locations in and around Dublin. The trailer for this Irish-Indian co-production is now available, and has already clocked up more than 5.5 million views in India.
Starring two of India’s most celebrated stars Himesh Reshammiya and Shekar Kapur (Director of Elizabeth, Elizabeth the Golden Age), Farah Karimaee, Kabir Bedi (Octopussy), Monica Dogra (American Singer) and directed by Shawn Arranha, it is the next chapter in the franchise started by the hit film Aap Kaa Surroor in 2007.
Himesh plays the role of Raghu, who is on a mission to save his girlfriend from imprisonment in Dublin, after she was wrongly framed by an unknown person named Anirudh Brahmin.
[quote title=”Kathy Horgan – Dark Window Media, Irish Line Producer”]Dark Window Media were delighted to work with the talented cast and crew of Teraa Surroor. Long term, we could be seen as a city for other Bollywood film productions. The chance to showcase Dublin to an audience of a billion people globally can only raise the profile of Ireland as a film location.[/quote]
[quote title=”Shawn Arranha – Director”]Shooting in Ireland was amazing, the visuals and the locations in and around Dublin city is what has made Teraa Surroor look so grand and stylish. Working with Kathy and the team was great, they enabled me shoot my film so smoothly, that I would love to come back and make another film in Ireland. This is just the beginning.[/quote]
[quote title=”Amanda Burns – Tourism Ireland’s Head of Australia and Developing Markets”]Bollywood films have a considerable influence on Indian travellers when it comes to deciding on their holiday destinations, so the release of a high profile Bollywood film like Teraa Surroor provides Tourism Ireland with further opportunities to highlight Dublin and Ireland. We expect the film will whet the appetites of Indian film-goers and create a curiosity to come and visit the places where the film was shot.[/quote]
The film is expected to do extremely well at the box office and has been widely tipped to be one of the biggest Bollywood films of 2016. Teraa Surroor willgo on release across India on March 11th.