Saturday, January 23, 2010

Ibn Battuta has got a Bollywood Song

Hello UAEns...

Ibn Battuta has got a mention in a Bollywood song, infact an entire song dedicated to Ibn Battuta. Check out the song below which is from a forthcoming movie Ishqiya. Set in western Uttar Pradesh, the movie is a tale of romance between individuals caught in a web of crime, suspense, passion and deceit. The movie is expected to hit the theatres on January 29th.

Ibn Battuta (February 25, 1304 – 1368 or 1369) was a Moroccan Berber Muslim scholar and traveler who is known for the account of his travels and excursions called the Rihla (Voyage) in Arabic. His journeys lasted for a period of nearly thirty years and covered almost the entirety of the known Islamic world and beyond. (via We even have a mall dedicated to this famous personality - Ibn Battuta Mall located in Jebel Ali.

Just incase you wanna know the location of the Ibn Battuta Mall :-

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