Film City will get 5,000 tourists a day
Bollywood, an internationally acclaimed film industry of India, is cashing in on its popularity. Maharashtra Government hopes to attract more tourists to Mumbai by developing Bollywood Tourism.
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is part of Mumbai’s identity and a lot of tourists visiting the city want to meet stars and visit film sets. To cater to this growing need among tourists, Bollywood Tourism is being developed. Film City in Mumbai where most of the shooting and production work for Bollywood happens will soon see a lot of additions.
“We want to develop and promote Film City in Mumbai as a unique attraction at par with Universal Studios. It will take about 34 years for the project to complete, but once it is ready, we hope to attract 5000 tourists per day to film city,” says Laxmikant Deshmukh, MD, Film City. Projects that will be undertaken include a Bollywood theme museum, Bollywood square and construction of huge sets at film city that will replicate villages of India includ- ing Punjab, Gujarat, Maharashtra and southern states. A nature walk will also be developed in association with Bombay Natural History Society and also a biodiversity park. Tourists will also
Managing Director Film City