Uttarakhand winning in the category of Most Film-Friendly State makes sense, as it has played an important role in some of the most popular films over the years. Scenic locations that make for perfect filming spot for Bollywood are many including Binsar, Dhanaulti, Kau...
Uttarakhand winning in the category of Most Film-Friendly State makes sense, as it has played an important role in some of the most popular films over the years. Scenic locations that make for perfect filming spot for Bollywood are many including Binsar, Dhanaulti, Kausani, Mukteshwar, Tehri, Jageshwar Temple, Pauri, and many more.
Over the year, Bollywood directors have been scouting for realistic locations for their
films and give their script realistic touches.
The notable trend that has been noticed among big-budget films lately has been to provide that prominent local touches,
i.e., in the form of script and incorporating dialects. Numerous films shot in Uttarakhand have shown
lead actors adopting the mannerisms of the locals, like inBatti Gul,
audiences saw Shraddha Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor depicted as Garhwalis.
On similar lines,Student of the Year 2 was shot in
wherein Tiger Shroff plays a localpahadi
boy. Similarly, the movie
was shot in the shrine town, in which Sushant Singh Rajput plays the role of a local porter and speaks the local dialect too.
Uttarakhand has, over the years, become one of the favourite film locations for Bollywood, and this award is expected to bring cheers to both the audience and the locals too. State of Uttarakhand is given a Special Mention Certificate to recognize the efforts made by the State of Uttarakhand towards creating a film friendly environment. Thus, the Jury recommends that state of uttarakhand should be given a special mention certificate.
|Award Name||Award Category|
National Film Award-2017
Special Mention Certificate for Film Friendly Environment
Under The Most Film Friendly State Award 2017
National Film Award-2018
Most Film-Friendly State
Under The Most Film Friendly State Award 2018
Uttarakhand was formed on the 9th November 2000 as the 27th State of India, when it was carved out of northern Uttar Pradesh. Located at the foothills of the Himalayan mountain ranges, it is largely a hilly State, having international boundaries with China (Tibet) in the north and Nepal in the east. On its north-west lies Himachal Pradesh, while on the south is Uttar Pradesh. It is rich in natural resources especially water and forests with many glaciers, rivers, dense forests and snow-clad mountain peaks. Char-dhams, the four most sacred and revered Hindu temples of Badrinath,Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri are nestled in the mighty mountains. It's truly God's Land (Dev Bhoomi). Dehradun is the Capital of Uttarakhand. It is one of the most beautiful resort in the submountain tracts of India, known for its scenic surroundings. The town lies in the Dun Valley, on the watershed of the Ganga and Yamuna rivers.
It is blessed with a rare bio-diversity, inter-alia, 175 rare species of aromatic & medicinal plants are found in the State. It has almost all major climatic zones, making it amenable to a variety of commercial opportunities in horticulture, floriculture and agriculture. It has a vast tourism potential in adventure, leisure, and eco-tourism.
The State is rich in mineral deposits like limestone, marble, rock phosphate, dolomite, magnesite, copper, gypsum, etc. The number of small scale industries is 25,294 providing employment to 63,599 persons. As many as 1802 heavy and medium industries with an investment of Rs 20,000 crore employ 5 lakh persons. Most of the industries are forest-based. There is a total of 54,047 handicraft units in the state.
With levels of literacy higher than the national average, the State has abundant availability of quality human resources. Within a short span of its existence, Uttarakhand has emerged as a significant destination for investments in manufacturing industry, tourism and infrastructure. Emphasis is on stimulating all three sectors of its economy (agriculture, industry and services),to their fullest potential in tandem with the geographic profile of the state. The Government of Uttarakhand has undertaken several policy measures and incentives in order to encourage inflow of investment into the various sectors of its economy.
Depty. Director/Nodal officer
Uttarakhand Film Development Council
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