|Mumbai, Mumbai (Map)
|Entry Fee & Timings
|Mumbai film city is open from 10:00 am. to 05:00 pm all days in week, Entry fee Rs 599 to Rs 1699 (Depending on the package chosen)
|Entertainment Centers, Fun and Activity
|Place visit with
|Family, Kids, Friends, Married Couples, Solo, Unmarried Couples, Parants, Siblings, Youngsters
|Malad West Metro Station (2 KM) Lower Malad Metro Station (1 KM) Bangur Nagar Metro Station (2 KM) Kurar Metro Station (2 KM) Dindoshi Metro Station (1 KM) Aarey Metro Station (1 KM) Goregaon East Metro Station (2 KM)
About Mumbai Film City
Film City is a film studio complex located near Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Goregaon East, Mumbai. It was produced in the year 1911 under the precise guidance of the renowned veteran actor, director and film producer V Shantaram. Film City was created on 26 September 1977 by the state government to provide facilities and concessions to the film industry. It was the dream project of one of the prominent film personalities, Dadasaheb Phalke, it was renamed as Dadasaheb Phalke Chitra Nagri in 2001 in his memory, who is regarded as the father of the Indian film industry.
Architecture of Mumbai Film City
Film City is spread over 520 acres of land in the suburbs of Mumbai. It was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, an English architect, and was based on Big Ben, the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom in London. Film City has approximately 42 outdoor shooting locations and 16 studios of various sizes.
Interesting facts about Mumbai Film City
- Mumbai has played an important role in the development of cinematography. Mumbai has remained the main center of the Indian film industry for a period of a century. The film city has been named Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagari in the memory of the father of Indian film industry, Mr. Dadasaheb Phalke.
- This place is also an attractive tourist destination for film lovers from all over the world. Never know which celebrity you bump into as you explore!
- Film City has over forty-two outdoor locations. Film City had a beautiful and well-maintained topography with water bodies, valleys, open spaces and natural forests. This characteristic attracts directors from all over the world to shoot their films for more natural backgrounds.
- Mumbai Film City has partnered with some of the biggest banners of all time. Some of the most historical films like Sholay and Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge were shot here. Big production houses like Yash Raj Films, Vinod Chopra Productions, Sanjay Leela Bhansali Productions and Red Chillies have partnered with Film City.
- Film City is divided into several parts to increase efficiency. There are about eight hundred people working in the studio. There are eight filming locations in Mumbai Film City. Officials are also working on expanding the number of studios and makeup.
- As compared to the international rates, Film City is really reasonable and offers the convenience of location for some time. Film City also provides post-production facilities.
How to reach Mumbai Film City
By Air:- The distance of Goregaon's Film City from the airport is about 14 kms, when you can book from here and go comfortably.
By Train: The best way to reach Film City is to board a local train on the Western Line from Churchgate station to Goregaon station.
By Road:- From Goregaon you can take rickshaw to Film City. Buses are also available to Goregaon.
Nearby famous places
- Infinity Mall 20 mins away.
- Inorbit Mall 19 mins away.
- At a distance of 2.1 km from Oberoi Mall.
- Shri Shri Radha Rasbihari Ji Temple at a distance of 4.8 kms.
- Global Vipassana Pagoda at a distance of 6.6 km.
- Kanheri Caves at a distance of 7.5 km.
- Amba Bai Mata Temple 32 mins away.