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Mumbai Film City

Location: In Goregaon (East), Mumbai
Specialty: Well equipped indoors and outdoor shooting facility
Best Time to Visit: Anytime of the year
Entry: Restricted entry, prior permission needed from the concerned authority

Mumbai Film City Mumbai Film City is also sometimes called Bollywood, the name inspired from Hollywood churning out thousands of Hindi movies that are shown across the world. The distinguished Film City took off as early as in the year 1911 coming out with India's first silent feature film.

A dream venture of the legendary cine-figure, Dada Saheb Phalke, Film City is today second only to Hollywood, the celebrated film industry of United States. The Film City has pioneered the whole concept of Hindi film making in India. Such has been the influence of the Film City on the Indian psyche that today the popular cine stars are worshipped and have a whopping fan following drooling over their appearance on and off the silver screen.

The Film City has all the state of the art technology to produce movies of high caliber and great visuals. No less than a dream world, the Film City conjures a world of its own that breathes a life, which is run by the demigods called directors. The film city is replete with makeshift recording rooms, gardens, lakes, theatres and grounds for fighting scenes.

The Film City is open to guests, but a prior permission is needed. If you know some one directly or indirectly related to the industry, your getting inside this surreal world becomes easy.

How to Reach Mumbai Film City
The Mumbai Film City is a well-known place, based in the outskirts of the city limits at Goregaon (East). The place can be reached by road. There are several transport services that connect to Film City. If you are coming to Mumbai for the first time, then you may board airplane or train to the city. Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport and Santa Cruz Airport is quite near to Film City. You can also disembark at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus when coming by train. All these places are well connected to the Film City, and what more you could even make a picnic trip to the picturesque Powai Lake nearing it.