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
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.