Lucknow: A Singapore-based media company offered an initial investment of US $ 10 million (about Rs 73.51 crore) to set up the Film Academy in the proposed Film City in Uttar Pradesh.
According to an official statement, the proposal was made on Tuesday for the proposed 1000-acre Film City on Yamuna Expressway near Noida, along with filmmakers and actors, along with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Came during the meeting.
Sandeep Singh of Vistas Media offered
According to the Chief Minister’s Office, “The prompt initiative of the state government regarding the Film City has received a positive response from the film world.” Director Nitin Desai offered to assist in setting up an entire film city on the lines of Mumbai. He was of the opinion that about 80 per cent of the technicians and workforce in the Mumbai film industry is from UP. The film industry in UP will never miss manpower. In another proposal, Sandeep Singh of Vistas Media, a Singapore-based company, offered to set up a film academy with an initial investment of 10 million USD (about Rs 73.51 crore).
The meeting was held in Lucknow
Let me tell you that on Tuesday, some film industry members (film fraternity) had reached Lucknow to meet Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, while veteran actors like Anupam Kher and Paresh Rawal had participated through a video conference in this meeting.
Not only Hindi, but films will also be made in every language
Ashok Pandit, president of the Film Producer Association, welcomed the decision of the state government and said that this film city would be recognized not only for Hindi films but for films in many languages. Bhojpuri films are already made here. Anupam Kher said that the proposed Film City should get global recognition. He emphasized on better training arrangements. Anupam Kher suggested that ‘training logistics’ should be developed here.
The presentation captivated the mood
Filmmaker and actor Satish Kaushik, who recently shot film paper, said that UP’s Film City would be a great option for film professionals and candidates. The presentation shown to us is attractive.
Local Sanskrit will get a boost
Lyricist Manoj Muntashir welcomed the move of the state government to take the Hindi film industry into the Hindi-speaking belt. He said, if the institute and music academy is made in UP, then local Sanskrit will get a further boost.
Better management of digital technology
Tamil filmmaker Soundarya said that animation, digital technology and other facilities are the need of the hour, it will be better if we pay attention to this. Singers Udit Narayan, Kailash Kher and Anoop Jalota also praised the project.
Industrial Development Commissioner (IIDC) Alok Tandon, Additional Chief Secretary Information and Home Avnish Kumar Awasthi, Additional Chief Secretary to Chief Minister SP Goel, Information Director Shishir were present in the meeting.