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Ramoji Film City
Wikipedia | Google | Google Images | FlickrThe largest integrated film city of the world, Ramoji Film City is situated in a village called Anajpur in Hyderabad in the state of Telengana. Sprawling over a vast area of 1666 acres, it is a magical realm which is sure to thrill you with fantastic surprises which are waiting for its visitors around every corner in this place. The sole thematic holiday spot in the country with its unique theme ‘magic of Indian cinema’ will definitely enthrall and captivate the visitors once they visit this land. Other attractions in this touristy destination include an amusement park and other artificial as well as natural attractions located in this area.
About Ramoji Film CitySet up in 1996 by the Ramoji Group, the Ramoji Film City boasts of first rated and comprehensive film making equipment and other facilities which are being used by commercial film makers from all states of India. Regional films in Bengali, Tamil, Telegu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bhojpuri, Oriya, Gujrati and also television series and adverts are produced and filmed here every year.
Named by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest studio on the planet, the Ramoji Film City with its vibrant locations, beautifully designed make-belief sets, and tree-lined avenues, acts as an ideal locale for aspiring film makers who walk in the studio with a movie-script and leaves it with a complete film to his credit. All post production facilities are available within this film city and its studios also allows for rendering special effects and dubbing for any films in all Indian languages. Ramoji Rao , a film producer from India, is the head of this establishment and the founder of the Ramoji Group.
A Day at the Ramoji Film CityThis film studio is not just a paradise for prominent film makers; it is also one of the most popular recreation and tourism destinations in the state of Telengana. The gigantic and imposing building over here, which is known as Eureka, and is modeled after the medieval forts of India, would transport you to a dream land where you can experience the splendor or the Rajputs as well as the majesty of the Mughals.
Once you visit this place you will be greeted with a jovial dance and music performance while on the other hand, its themed markets and restaurants is sure to make your day a memorable one.
Imagine walking into this dream world and all of a sudden a band of musicians and dancers emerge from nowhere to lift your spirits and make your time even more enjoyable.
Watch the stunt men beating themselves black and blue or flaunting jaw dropping aerial stunts which will leave you hanging on the edge of your chair.
At the Dome Theatre, one can see live shows of magicians, tricksters, dancers and stuntmen which would leave you in awe. Regional dance performances beautifully choreographed by skilled professionals which are shown in this theater will make you nod your head to the rhythms of music from all corners of India.
While visiting this place don't forget to see the recreated hot spots of the world right within a film studio and explore the make belief world of Indian cinema at the Movie Magic Park.
Take a stroll by the Seine in Paris or walk through the crowded streets of Bangkok in this dream world where the reel and the real intertwine to create a magical experience.
One can also experience a rush of adrenaline in the Ramoji Towers where the simulated earthquakes and artificial free falls will leave you with your heart in your hands.
Take your children to the Kids' Park within the studio and walk out feeling young, happy and rejuvenated. Fundustan or the Kids Park has all amenities like arcades, a fun filled Wonderville Toyland and many other attractions which would surely thrill your child. Kids over here can also walk inside the enchanted castles and fight dragons and live the fairy tale stories in the amazing magician’s workshop called Borasura.
The thrilling rides in this place can be a mind blowing experience, not just for your kids but for your entire family.
People who love dancing can walk in the Ballerina Fount where the fountains constantly sprinkles water so that you can go for a dance in the rain even when it’s sunny.
The Timberland or the Presto Magic Shop located here will definitely delight any child who loves to lose themself in this land of magic.
AccommodationOne can arrange a wedding party, a training program or just a little family vacation within the comfortable walls of this splendid studio and end the day by spending it in a nice and comfortable hotel room within the complex of the studio. These places can suit all budgetary needs. If you are ready to splurge then choose the Hotel Sitara where many celebrities like to spend a day or two. Hotel Tara with its 126 rooms is a perfect mid range hotel with an amazing view of the film city. The Hotel Sahara is a highly comfortable budget hotel in this location and is recommended for anyone who don't want to burn a hole in their wallets.
How to get thereLocated in the Hayathnagal Mandal in Hyderabad, the studio falls in the village of Anajpur in Telengana. One can reach this studio by cab or bus from anywhere in Hyderabad. The nearest landmark is the Sanghi School.
Similar Landmarks nearbyTravelers to Hyderabad must also visit the city's famous landmark Charminar or travel to the ruined Golkonda Fort which is only 7 miles drive from the city of Hyderabad. This medieval fort is one of the most famous forts in South India.
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Author: SubhasishMitra. Last updated: Aug 27, 2014