A Dubai-based travel agency is putting it all out there to observe Kerala megastar Mammootty’s birthday. Muhammad Kutty Panaparambil Ismail — most popular by his stage name Mammootty — turned 70 on Tuesday, September 7.
While scores of Kerala expats in the UAE have taken to social media to share their all the best for the Indian actor, one Dubai-based travel agency has chosen to raise the stakes.
Smart Travels LLC is offering 70 Mammootty fans praising their 70th birthday this year a free drawn out tourist visa. The visa incorporates one month of free travel insurance, Afi Ahmad, the managing director of Smart Travels, told media.
“I have been a life-long fanatic of Mammukka. He turned 70 this year, and his essentialness has not blurred the slightest bit. The manner in which he has kept up with his fitness and health is a huge inspiration to a large number of us,” said Ahmed.
Throughout a profession traversing forty years, Mammootty has acted in more than 400 movies, for the most part in Malayalam, with a few in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and English. As of late, he was granted the UAE Golden Visa alongside Kerala whiz Mohanlal.
Ahmad clarified, “We are offering 70 free tourist visas, including insurance charges, to 70 fans of the Indian megastar. They ought to commend their 70th birthday this year, as per the date referenced on their identification.” The visa costs Dh320, including insurance, which Smart Travels will present free of charge.
“The service is being presented on a the early bird gets the worm premise. The initial 70 tourists who make their applications before 5pm GST tomorrow (Wednesday, September 8) will be allowed the free service,” he said. The costs of traveling to Dubai — which incorporates flight tickets and RT-PCR and fast PCR tests — should be borne by the traveler.
Following quite a while of rigid travel restrictions among India and UAE, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority had loosened up rules for travelers showing up from the South Asian country into Dubai last week.
“The interest for travelers from India has shot up lately. Numerous tourists from India are coming into Dubai, particularly to re-join with their families and witness the Expo 2020,” said Ahmed.
“Dubai is a second home to geniuses like Mammootty. Individuals in India who have turned 70 for the most part feel like they are old and can’t travel. All things considered, they should take inspiration from Mammootty and live life without limit,” he added.