Film City is a large film studio of Mumbai, which is the heart of Bollywood. If you are obsessed with what happens behind the cameras, you ought to visit the Film City. Film City is an important tourist attraction among locals and tourists. The film city covers numerous gardens, lakes, equipment rooms, sets and others.
The 520-acre land is located in Goregaon. It is located near Sanjay Gandhi National Park. You can find cabs and autos from any part of the city to film city.
The film city is open throughout the day and throughout the year. People choose winter for sightseeing. You have to walk for a very long time and it is better to choose winter for its pleasing climate. The worst time is rainy season as it makes travelling hard. Summers will be dehydrating. It is not possible to get a schedule of movies that will be shot, every month. If you are lucky, you might watch a high budget movie being shot.
Film city is a large area where you can find picnic spots, village sets with many huts, mountains, fountains, man-made structures, lakes, prison, temple and other location sets that are used for shooting. Inside the film city,
Top Attractions in the Film City
During tourism season, the government runs film city tour-buses that would take you to important spots inside the city. The frequency, start date and end date of the buses changes from year to year.
There is no entry fee for the film city or any sets.
The Film City was built in 1977 and was renamed as Dadasaheb Phalke Nagar in 2001. The film city is always under construction. New sets and located will be constructed when there is a need.
There is a small canteen inside the film city. You might not find many items in the canteen. There are no shops for shopping inside the city. On the other hand, you might find shooting sets of shops.