Ever since the first film was screened at Watson Hotel in Mumbai in India, way back in 1896, the motion picture industry has captivated millions of audiences and unleashed a vast potential. The pure passion then discovered manifested itself into the world's largest film producing Nation - India.
India produces close to one thousand feature films every year -including films in Hindi and several regional languages besides documentary films, short film, TV Serials & Commercials Advertising Films.
The Entertainment industry has created employment potential for over four millions people. With growth, came technology. India sourced its technological requirements from the best in the world and created, creative and technological support services, comparable with the best, in the world.
Within India, Mumbai has a pride of place in the Entertainment industry. Over 60% of Indian motion pictures, television serials and commercials are produced in Mumbai and Filmcity has share of 30% of above work related to film production.
On persuasion of visionary people like Late Shri V. Shantaram, late Shri B.R Chopra and Veteran actor Shri Dilip Kumar, Maharashtra Film, Stage & Cultural Development Corporation Ltd. alias Filmcity was established on 26th September 1977 by the Department of Cultural Affairs Government of Maharashtra under, the Company Act 1956. It was renamed as Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagari in the year 2001 to commemorate the founder of Indian film Industry Dadasaheb Phalke.
Inauguration Filmcity by Mr.Y.B.CHAVAN
Source of Inspiration
Filmcity in Goregaon at Mumbai, established in 1977 is one of the largest studio complex in India. It offers infrastructure such as AC studios. It has virtually every facility that a film-maker needs, which makes it the ultimate destination for every discerning producer.
Welcome to FILMCITY, Mumbai.