Film City land in Himmavu handed over to tourism dept

  • By TOI
  • | Friday | 9th June, 2017

Mysuru: Mysuru, which is the hub for film shoots, is all set to get Film City soon. Babu said that a global tender will be called to build Film City on a public-private partnership model. Mysuru has over 250 locations within 15-20km, and this makes the city conducive for having Film City. In keeping pace with the fast-changing technology, they must renew the structures as it will attract filmmakers across the country to Film City. Film City should not have only houses, roads and buildings.

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Mysuru: Mysuru, which is the hub for film shoots, is all set to get Film City soon.

The facility, which was announced by chief minister Siddaramaiah in the last state budget, will come up on 110acre at Himmavu village.

The process of handing over the land to the department of tourism has completed.Film City has been the long-standing demand of Sandalwood filmmakers.

Mysuru has contributed immensely to the growth of Kannada film industry for many decades now.


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