Film City Of Mumbai – Good one day touring spot!

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Splendid view of Film City amidst woods!

Film city Mumbai is the main hub for shooting of Bollywood movies. It has a huge number of sets & studios for the shooting of movies, TV Serials & reality shows. 

Best Time To Visit: You can visit Film city Mumbai all year round. However, for tours & entry inside the Mumbai film city, you should have the prior permission.

Address: Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagri, Near Aarey Milk Colony, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Film city Mumbai Information

It is located near Sanjay Gandhi National park & Aarey colony in Goregaon(E). It is also known as “Dada Saheb Phalke Chitranagari”. It is spread over the area of 520 acres. Over 1000 sets can be simultaneously put together at Film city Mumbai. This place has many studios with all world class facilities. It is one of the main attractions of Mumbai city.

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It has lakes, gardens, villages, picnic spots, cities which are necessary to shoot a movie. It has all modern state of art technology to produce movies. Maharashtra state government build Mumbai film city to encourage the growth of the film industry. It is only second of it’s kind in the world after film city of California(U.S.A.). Nowadays, MTDC carries outs the tours inside the film city with minimal charges.

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History

It was built in the year of 1911. Film city Mumbai was a dream of Honourable Dada Saheb Phalke. He did a lot of hard work to establish cinema in India and known as the father of Indian cinema. He was a popular Indian director, screenwriter & film producer in the early 20th century.

The shooting of various Bollywood movies takes place at Mumbai film city regularly. Even if this place is open to the public, one has to take prior permission to visit inside it. It is a major shooting location for the Indian cinema Industry. More than 1000 films apart from the television shows are shot here. The contribution of this place to the Hindi film industry extremely huge. One can also spot various cinema stars inside the film city!

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TOURIST INFORMATION

Transport: One can reach here by personal vehicles or by taking local transport like Auto-Rickshaws, Taxi’s, Trains, Buses from anywhere in the city. Taking trains from the Mumbai suburbs is the most convenient way to reach Film city Mumbai.

  • Nearest Railway Station: Goregaon is the nearest station to reach here. The station is 7 kms away from the Mumbai film city.
  • Nearest Airport: Mumbai airport is the closest airport to Mumbai Film city. The distance between both of them is 12 kms. Taxi’s & radio cabs are easily available from the airport to the Mumbai film city.

Stay: A large number of luxury, semi-luxury & budget hotels are available in Mumbai for accommodation purpose. You can choose the hotel according to your budget.

Eating Stuff: You can have your food at eateries & Hotels around the film city Mumbai. Few food stalls are there in the vicinity.

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