Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani’s upcoming movie, ‘Laxmi Bomb’ is all set to release on Disney + Hotstar on the 9th of November. A song from this movie called, Burj Khalifa is been appreciated a lot by the audience and they are looking forward to more. The movie has already created a stir amongst the masses engulfed with tedium, as it portrays Akshay Kumar as a non-believer in ghosts and then later shows, a ghost possessing him and then he goes crazy. The movie is a horror-comedy based on the south Indian movie, Muni 2: Kanchana. 

 The Burj Khalifa song is set in the backdrop of Dubai in front of the Burj Khalifa. And the lyrics also mention the building.  Let us take a look at everything you should know about Burj Khalifa. 

Things To Know About Burj Khalifa

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The Burj Khalifa is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is a world-famous structure that stands tall at a height of 829.8m. The building is the world’s tallest building since it's topping out.  The construction of this skyscraper began in 2004, and the exteriors took around five years to complete. Therefore, the building started functioning in 2010.  The building was originally called, Burj Dubai, to honour the ruler of Abu Dhabi and the president of the United Arab Emirates.

Records And Recognition Of This Structure

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As we said, the building is famed to be the world’s tallest skyscraper, it is also for having a few other records under its name.

  • Tallest structure ever built
  • Tallest existing structure
  • Tallest freestanding structure
  • Tallest skyscraper
  • Tallest to top of antenna
  • Building with most floors
  • World’s highest elevator installation
  • World’s longest travel distance elevator
  • Highest vertical concrete pumping
  • World’s tallest structure with residential space
  • World's  highest installation of aluminium façade
  • World’s highest nightclub(visit these places on halloween nights) 144th floor
  • World’s highest restaurant At.mosphere 122nd floor
  • World’s highest display of New Year fireworks
  • World’s highest light and sound show on a single building

Concept Of Development Of This Building 

The Burj Khalifa was designed and conceptualised to be the centerpiece amidst the mixed-use development of 30,000 homes, nine hotels, 3 hectares of parkland, about 19 residential skyscrapers, Dubai Mall(here are souvenirs to get from Dubai), and 12 hectares of Burj lake. The Burj Khalifa was a decision of the government to build on this concept was inspired by the need to shift the country’s economy from an oil-based economy to a multi-track economy with tourism at its crown. And that is what happened, more than being known for its rich oil deposits that country started becoming popular for the world’s tallest building and this gave a major push to their tourism industry and their economy eventually.

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Some More Interesting Facts About To Check Out

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  • Burj Khalifa is known for its cloud-piercing height. It is thrice as tall as the Eifel Tower in Paris and the Empire state building in New York.
  • The weight of the concrete in Burj Khalifa is equivalent to 100,000 elephants and the aluminum in the building weighs as much as 5 A380 aircraft.
  • Living up to the motive of sustainability, Burj Khalifa collects over 15 million gallons of water sustainably and then uses it to water the landscaping and the power of the water fountain.
  • While this building was under construction, 12,000 laborers were involved in the process every day. And the construction was completed with 110,000 tons of concrete, 55,000 tons of steel, and 22 million man-hours to complete this spectacular building.

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