The much awaited film city in Odisha will come up soon in Chilika and tourists will have Disney World like experience here. It will be built up in total area of 1000 acre, out of which 370 acre has been allotted so far.
The proposed film city in Odisha will surpass other film cities in national and international level in terms of infrastructure and design, said Bollywood film producer Mushtaq Nadiadwala, who also heads the film city project.
The proposed project born from ‘Make in Odisha’ campaign was launched by Odisha government to make investment in film production sector. The project will be completed within two years. Total Rs 5,000 crore has been allocated for the film city project.
The architects and sculptors of Dubai, Singapore and London are preparing the blueprint and design for the film city. Apart from facilities of star hotel and film shooting spot featured in Ramoji Film City, arrangement will be made for shooting complex and shooting floor using advanced technology in Chilika film city, Nadiadwala said.
The light, sound and several scenes will be controlled in remote for which time will be spent less for setting lights for film shooting. Special facilities will be provided for shooting of Odia films in the film city. At least 15 films can be shot simultaneously in the mega film city in Chilika.
Apart from creating job opportunities for youths in Odisha, the number of tourists will also rise. The hotel and travel sectors will also get benefits from the project, he added. With completion of the project, the film city in Chilika will turn into the biggest hub for amusement for tourists.