Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule announced on Thursday that the government is planning to develop a film city around 50 kms away from Nagpur at Kunwara Bhimsen, near Parseoni. He made the announcement after inaugurating the 2nd Orange City International Film Festival (OCIFF) at Kalidas Auditorium, Persistent Systems, IT Park, Nagpur.
Bawankule informed that efforts are being made to develop the film city at 2,500 acres of land. He also urged Orange City Cultural Organisation spearheaded by Dr Chandrashekhar Meshram to strive with the government to make the film city project a reality.
Also present during the inauguration were music composer Raamlaxman, who was felicitated with a lifetime achievement award, and filmmakers Adoor Gopalkrishnan and Jabbar Patel.