Saturday, March 5, 2011


  • Every year, the studios attracts over a million tourists, and the complex creates revenues in billions of rupees (INR) .

  • Located at the entrance of the film city are the 3-star hotel, Tara and a 5-star hotel, Sitara for the film production units as well as for tourists.
  • Once inside, there is Hawa Mahal, an intricate miniature Golconda Fort, which is on a hilltop from which one can have a Bird's-eye view of the whole studio. 
  • The Film City provides honeymoon packages and banquet halls for corporate retreats and conventions. 
  • Some of the places for tourists to visit include: a Japanese garden, the ETV planet (a multi-purpose editing suit), a large pool, artificial waterfalls, intricately carved caves, an airport terminal, hospital set, railway station, churches, mosques and temples, shopping plazas, palace interiors, chateaus, rural complexes, urban dwellings, a winding highway, and model US and European sets. 

  • Shops include Parade, a prop-shop, where costumes of actors can be ordered and Shangrila, a nursery that sells exotic plants. 
  • This Film city has also 'Ramoji Film Magic' which shows about the behing-the-scene activities involved in movie making. 

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