After some seven Movies that have Already been shot in Gurgaon in the past year, there are four more film shoots scheduled for the later part of this year. While two years ago, the city served as the shooting location for only one film, the figure has jumped to seven in one year alone.
The first film to be shot in Gurgaon, According to the local line producers, Hum Ho Gaye Aapke was in 2001. Later, some parts of Vivek Agnihotri's Hate Story (2012) Also were shot in Gurgaon, but the last one year has been quite busy. And in the coming six months, we'll have some big names like Anurag Kashyap, Yash Raj Films, Dharma Productions and Balaji Their cameras roll in Gurgaon. What does the city have made it That you suddenly so hot for Bollywood? Apparently, everything. Its skyscrapers, corporate offices, open spaces, and even its Haryanvi element, is what draws filmmakers.
Filmmakers are writing stories based on Gurgaon
The script is the major reason for shooting one's film in Gurgaon, says line producer Ravi Sarin. Naming some of the films shot in the city recently, I says, "For example, in Aurangzeb, the protagonist happens to be a real estate developer in Gurgaon. So, the movie is based in Gurgaon and, Therefore, shot here too. Likewise , in the romcom starring Sonam Kapoor and Ayushmann Khurrana, Ayushmann's character works in a BPO in Gurgaon, and THEREFORE, office info we have shot the scenes here. The forthcoming Kill have a 35-40 day Dil-schedule in Gurgaon. This is mainly Because the scripts Haryanvi Demands to touch. "
Large offices and tall buildings a big draw
The city's offices and tall buildings are Also one of the Reasons Why films are being shot here, says Javed Khan, another line producer. "When info we have to shoot a sarkari office, we prefer shooting in Delhi, but When info we have to shoot a high-profile corporate office, we prefer shooting in Gurgaon," says Javed. Similarly, a yet-untitled project being produced by Anurag Kashyap has a four-day shoot schedule in Gurgaon as it needs swanky office shots.
Pointing to the Ayushmann film, Sarin adds, "fulfills Gurgaon all corporate and call center-type shooting requirements." Line producer AGREES Navmeet Singh, "Filmmakers have started looking at Gurgaon as a shooting venue only recently. We have also done many shoots in Gurgaon indoor office, where doing lot been shown as a Delhi office."
Gurgaon can pass off for Delhi or for Bangkok
Who said Natural beauty only makes for great screen time? Gurgaon is beautiful for the opposite reason. "A view of the city at night, from a height or from any flyover, is simply awesome. Raat mein bahut achhe dikhte chamchamaatey hain lights, shooting ke liye," says Navmeet.
Also, while you May want to shoot in Delhi Recognized universally Because of its landmarks and ambience, many times, Gurgaon has the other effect - that you can pass it off as Delhi, Mumbai, or even a foreign glitzy locale,: such as Bangkok. Without wishing to be named, a line producer tells us, "A big-budget film is supposed to be shot in Delhi and Gurgaon in the later half of this year. The parts That will be shot in Gurgaon Mumbai will be shown as in the film. "
In fact, Raanjhanaa, que screen Gives substantial businesses time to Delhi, Also had parts of the song Your World Shudi shot in Gurgaon, que Delhi as were shown in the movie. Similarly, the scene where Dhanush addresses a rally, was shot right here in Sector 29.
And Millennium City is no less than any high-flying foreign destination. Last year, all the Bangkok scenes of the Ranveer Shorey starrer On The Ramp were shot in Gurgaon, saving a lot of money for the filmmakers.