Ramoji Film City : A place known for shooting of films in India



Ramoji Film City
Shooting of films is carried out at different locations. These locations could be at different cities or different countries or may be at different places in the same city. But there are certain low budget films or serials whose shooting can be carried out at a single place, and that place is specifically made for the film production with all the required facilities available. It may be those are not low budget films but may be of the type that doesn’t require much outdoor shooting. Once such place is Ramoji Film City located in the Hyderabad city of India. It has been certified by Guinness World Records as the world’s largest Filmstudio complex.

If you just have the script of the film, almost the whole film can be completed at Ramoji Film City as this place is equipped with almost everything you need to complete the film. All kinds of artificial sets as required by the scene of the film can be created or already exists here. To give you an example, suppose the demand of the film requires a scene of an airport, than to let you know an artificial or fake airport along with the airplane already exists in Ramoji Film City, and that makes it so easy to carry out with the shooting. You can watch this fake airport and airplane in this youtube video also and it looks so real.

The whole film city covers an area of 2000 acres and it attracts more than 1.5 million tourists every year (source: ramojifilmcity.com ). The tourists come here to watch live shooting of films, and to meet their favorite bollywood actors and actresses in case they are present at that time. If you are a movie buff, you will realize that many of the locations you watched in Hindi movies can be seen at Ramoji film city. For tourists also, there are many things to enjoy like rain dance, magic shows, stunt shows, landscaped and themed gardens, water rides, rides for kids and much more. Different Shows showing how films are made are just amazing and makes you ask for more. Most of the time you can see any of the film’s shooting going out there. So it’s easy to find some of the actors acting there while you visit at Ramoji film city as a tourist, but still a lot will depend on your luck.

Travel packages for Ramoji film city can be directly booked online on their official website ramojifilmcity.com . You can look for different packages available on the website. If you are an international traveler you need to first reach the city of Hyderabad which is the capital city of the Indian state Andhra Pradesh. The distance between Ramoji film city and Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (Hyderabad airport) is only 39.10 km and a taxi can be hired to cover this distance. It should not take more than 50 min or 1 hr to cover this distance in a taxi.

If you are not going with the travel packages and want to spend some more days in Ramoji film city than you can book a room in some nearby hotel. This could be easily done on trusted sites like booking.com.

Watch the shooting of the film Singham Returns on youtube. The actor of this film is Ajay Devgan and this film was directed by Sajid Khan at Ramoji Film City.

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Written by: Rajesh Bihani ( Find me on Google+ )

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