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Regional Film City Will Open in Gorakhpur

  • 01 Mar 2023
  • 2 min read

Why In News?

  • According to information received from the media on February 28, 2023, on the initiative of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the state is preparing to open a regional film city in Gorakhpur in Purvanchal along with the Film City in Noida.

Key points

  • According to the information, Mumbai-based businessman Atul Garg has signed an MoU with the state government for the Regional Film City. Under the MoU, businessman Atul Garg will invest Rs 500 crore.
  • It has now been decided to make Regional Film City in Gorakhpur only after the filming of the most expensive film in Bhojpuri language. After opening of Regional Film City in Gorakhpur, the talents of Purvanchal will not have to go outside. Let us inform that Gorakhpur region has become the hub of Bhojpuri and Nepali cinema.
  • With an investment of Rs 500 crore, more than 2000 people will get direct and indirect employment. In terms of better connectivity, Gorakhpur is being said to be a better option for Film City.
  • According to estimates, at present the Bhojpuri film industry has become an industry worth more than two thousand crore rupees. Along with Bhojpuri, there is a possibility of emergence of Awadhi, Bundelkhandi, Braj and other regional cinema in the state in the coming days.
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