Lucknow: In the past, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had talked about making the country’s most beautiful film city in Uttar Pradesh. Work has also started on this project. Yogi Government has made 1000 acres available for this film city. Yamuna Expressway Chief Executive Officer Arun Veer Singh wrote a letter to Additional Chief Secretary Infrastructure and Industrial Department and informed about the available land of Film City.
Film City to be built on Yamuna Expressway
In this paper, 780 acres are available for industrial plots and 220 acres for commercial plots i.e. total 1000 acres of land in Sector-21 of Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority area for Film City.
Madhur Bhandarkar met CM Yogi
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday. During this, both of them discussed the announcement of the Chief Minister about the creation of the ‘biggest and most beautiful film city’ in the country in Gautam Budh Nagar district. The Chief Minister presented a coin to the filmmaker, which had a picture of Lord Rama engraved on it, along with a copy of Ramcharitmanas, a garland of basil seeds and a grand Kumbh coffee table, which was held in Prayagraj last year had gone. According to a spokesperson from the government, Bhandarkar congratulated the Chief Minister for the plan of the Film City and assured full support from the film fraternity.
Let us tell you that on Friday, in a review meeting with the state officials through video conferencing, CM Yogi had announced to make the country’s biggest and beautiful film city in UP. He said that Noida, Greater Noida or Yamuna Development Authority is an ideal place to build a film city. There are suitable facilities to make the country’s largest film city. After his announcement, Noida continued to trend on the Twitter handle throughout the day on Saturday and the leaders, from the actor to the common people, congratulated each other.
Demand already raised
Earlier, filmmaker Manoj Muntashir had raised a strong demand for a film city in the Hindi belt. Manoj said that Tamil film industry is in Chennai, Malayali film industry in Kerala, Bangla film industry in Kolkata. Then why is the Hindi film industry in the non-Hindi speaking state of Maharashtra? Manoj Muntashir had expressed his grief over the absence of a film city in the Hindi-speaking states and demanded the governments to pay attention to it. After him, artist Malini Awasthi also took this issue forward and appealed to CM Yogi to take steps in this direction. After which CM Yogi announced to make a film city in UP on Friday’s meeting.