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Film City

The Film city

Tourist Destination / Place Name and Short Description about place in 3-4 lines

The Film city is also known as ‘Dadasaheb Phalke Chitra Nagri’ established in 1977. It is a part of television history. 30% of movies produced in Bollywood are filmed here. It is the largest studio complex in Bollywood. The film city is located in Goregaon East in the city of Mumbai, the financial capital of India

Districts/ Region

Mumbai, Maharashtra, india

Unique Features Title

Filmcity located in Goregaon of Mumbai is a large studio complex. It has forty two outdoor shooting locations and 16 studios of various sizes, where numerous Hindi movies and commercial shows are shot. The first silent film was made in 1911, which was the beginning of Indian cinema. Since then, the Mumbai Film industry has evolved and has been continuously expanding and growing with time. It is named after Dadasaheb Phalke, one of the legendary filmmakers of India. Today, the Film Industry of India, popularly known as Bollywood, is recognized the world over and 2nd most famous film industry after Hollywood and the cine stars have a lot of followers from worldwide. Film City has the latest technology available in the field of cinema. Working in Filmcity is a dream for many people, who come here to be a part of Bollywood. Everything needed for making a movie, right from recording rooms to gardens to lakes to theatres and grounds, is available here. Hence, while planning to visit Mumbai, one has to be sure to visit the Film City, the dream city of India

 

Geography Title

The film city is located in between Goregaon and Aarey colony, suburbs of Mumbai, the western part of Maharashtra.

Weather/Climate

The prominent weather in this region is rainfall, the Konkan belt experiences High Rainfall (ranges around 2500 mm to 4500 mm), and the climate remains Humid and warm. The temperature reaches up to 30 degrees Celsius during this season. Summers are hot and humid, and the temperature touches 40 degrees Celsius. Winters here are comparatively milder climate (around 28 degrees Celsius), and the weather remains Cool and Dry

Things to do

The film city has various places to visit and see as follows:
● Movie Magic park
● Kids park
● Wings-bird park
● Sahas adventure land
● Eureka
● Live show
● Delectable food choices
● Ecozone
● Meet for superstar

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Nearest Tourist Place

  • Gateway of India ( 37.8 KM)
  • Borivali Sanjay Gandhi national park (11.6KM)
  • ● Global vipassana pagoda ( 36.9KM)
  • Taraporewala Aquarium ( 38.7KM)
  • Chota Kashmir boat Club(6.2KM)
  • Chhatrapati shivaji maharaj vastu Sangrahalaya (37.9KM).

How to travel to tourist place

By Air , Rail, Road (Flight, Train , Bus ) with distance and required time

  • By Flight : By Airport: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport to the Filmcity in 14.5 KM
  • By Train : By train : Goregaon station to film city in 5.6 KM
  • By Bus : You can hire any cub or Auto, personal bus

Special Food Speciality And Hotel

Mumbai is a metropolitan city where a variety of food is available. The range is from continental food from various restaurants to roadside street food.

Accommodation Facilities Nearby & Hotel/ Hospital/Post Office/Police Station

●    Dindoshi Police Station ( 5.6KM)
●    Aarey hospital (8.3KM) 
●    Goregaon post office ( 7.3KM) 

Tourist Guide Information

Apart from a guided tour of the place in a bus, the plans include a mock shoot and amphitheatre to orient tourists to some of the technicalities of filmmaking. A ‘Monument Avenue’ with plaques of films shot at Film The city is being designed.

Visiting Rule and Time, Best Month To

There are various tour batches to visit Film City. The 1st batch starts at 11:00 A.M. and the last batch at 4-4:30 P.M.

There is an entry fee charge of RS.499/- per head is the charge for all Indian citizens. Some foreigners get extra permissions as not allowed and tentative changes are Rs.3250/-

Language Spoken In Area

English, Hindi, Marathi