Film Tourism

When you are shooting in Madhya Pradesh, locations speak for themselves. Every frame validates the need of your script to translate exactly what you want to convey to your audience. Madhya Pradesh is a predominantly Hindi speaking state, making it more viable and manageable for Bollywood movies. The peaceful law and order here is yet another supporting factor. The diversity that exists in the heart of Incredible India gives you a reason why you would want to shoot here frequently. The availability of post-production facilities, essential infrastructural facilities makes it much more economical to shoot here.


What brings MP on the wish list:

Madhya Pradesh has diverse and rich shooting locations, an ultimate mixture of Wildlife, Heritage, Pilgrimage and Leisure. The wide panorama of geographical variation, variety of heritage assets, lively urban locals, peaceful Ghats, exposure to world heritage sites coupled with the ease on procedures required to fulfill the shooting formalities have been some of the key factors that have raised Madhya Pradesh among the top shooting destinations.


Best shoot worthy locales:

Maheshwar, Omkareshwar, Bhedaghat, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Mandu, Orchha, Pachmarhi are some of the shooting destinations here which top the wish list of the directors.



Madhya Pradesh Government is offering Financial subsidy/incentive for film makers from 10 Lakh to 10 Crore on shooting Feature Film, TV Serial/show, Web series/shows and documentary shoot. There are some special provisions for Madhya Pradesh specific Films, International projects and Southern language Films.* State Government is also providing 40% discount on Accommodation of film crew in MPSTDC Hotels and other services. Apart from the direct financial subsidy, the state is also offering Land Banks for the development of Film City, Film Studio, Skill Development Centres, Post Production centers, Incubation Centres etc. for the development of Film Industry in the state.


Movies shot over the years in Madhya Pradesh:

Sui Dhaga, Stree, Toilet ek Prem Katha, Mohenjo Daro, Bajirao Mastani, Gangaajal-2, Bhopal –a Prayer for Rain, Tevar, Yara, Revolver Rani, Wah Taj, Yamla pagla Deewana, Singh Sahab- The Great, Paan Singh Tomar, Chakravyuh, Aarakshan, Rajneeti, Peepli live, Ashoka, Pyar kiya To Darna Kya, Narsimha, Kinara, Pranjaye Par Vachan Na Jaye, Mujhe Jeene Do, Naya Dour, Motichoor-Chaknachoor, Manikarnika, Genius, Luka Chhupi, Panga, Dabang -3, Indian - 2, Kalank, Durgavati, Bhuj..


Some of the Television Serials and Web Series Shoots in Madhya Pradesh:  

MTV Roadies- 15, Beintehaa, Nandini-Desh ki Beti, Ek Boond Ishq, Sawdhan India, Qubool Hai, Bhagyalaxmi, Begusarai, Ek Rishta Aisa Bhi, The Xc-adventures, Saath Nibhana Saathiya, Myths & Legends of India, Punarvivah, Panchayat, Gullak, The Bear (Shantaraam), A Suitable Boy, Rangbaaz phirse, Charge Sheet kaal Bhairav Rahasya, Mahiyam, Aap Ke Aa Jane Se,Ek thi Rani Ek tha Ravan, Gudiya Ki Shadi, Ek Duje Ke Vasste -2, Dadi Amma Dadi Amma Man Jao.



Madhya Pradesh has won the "Best Film Promotion friendly State Award" for the year 2015-16 in National Tourism Award from the Ministry of Tourism and the "Most Film Friendly State Award"  for the year 2017 from the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.


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