Dubai plays a fleeting role in bringing to life new Akshay Kumar-led single about heartbreak, ‘Filhall’, sung by B Praak.
The video, which released on November 9 also featuring Kriti Sanon’s sister Nupur, shows B Praak walking by Shaikh Zayed Road and old parts of Dubai lamenting about unrequited love and the power of unresolved love affairs.
“After being in the industry for so long, I decided to make my music video debut because some things are better felt than explained. Presenting #Filhall!,” tweeted Kumar yesterday.
While the actor’s portions have been set in a hospital in India, the scenes where B Praak features is set in the UAE. The brassy Punjabi singer is in a trench coat walking the streets of Dubai crooning about two star-crossed lovers and their unexpected meeting under grim circumstances.
In the single, Kumar plays a doctor whose ex-lover lands in hospital after a near-fatal accident and the encounter triggers old memories.
The single, though cheesy and overdramatic, has been well liked by B Praak and Kumar’s fans.
Actor Siddarth Malhotra called it a ‘heartfelt and emotional’ song, while the fans have been showering it with a lot of attention.
It’s not the first time that Dubai has featured in hit music videos. Artists such as Rita Ora and K-Pop band SuperM have filmed in the UAE.