Film Nagar
neighbourhood
Lotus Pond Near Film Nagar
Lotus Pond Near Film Nagar
Film Nagar is located in Telangana
Film Nagar
Film Nagar
Location in Telangana, India
Film Nagar is located in India
Film Nagar
Film Nagar
Film Nagar (India)
Coordinates: 17°24′59″N 78°26′18″E / 17.416471°N 78.438247°E / 17.416471; 78.438247
Country India
StateTelangana
LocationHyderabad
Named forFilm actors colony
Government
 • TypeTRS
 • BodyGHMC
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneIST
Vehicle registrationTS 09
Websitetelangana.gov.in
Hyderabad International Convention Center in Madhapur, has been the Hyderabad home for Filmfare Awards South since 2007[1][2]

Film Nagar, also known as Tinsel Town or Tollywood, is a neighborhood in the western part of Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It is notable for its place as the home of the entertainment industry, including several of Telugu cinema's historic studios. The area is majorly a part of Jubilee Hills and also a small part of Banjara Hills. The area is the headquarters of Telugu film industry, and the residential hub of many Telugu film personalities like Chiranjeevi, Daggubati Venkatesh, Allu Arjun, Nagarjuna, Junior NTR, Brahmaji, Mohan Babu, Balakrishna etc. to name a few.[3][4]

The area and the vicinity is home to some of the largest film production companies like Ramanaidu Studios, Annapurna Studios, Ramakrishna Studios, Padmalaya Studios, Sabdhalaya Theaters, Vaishno Academy, Vyjayanthi Movies, Sri Lakshmi Prasanna Pictures, Sri Venkateswara Creations, Fire Fly Creative Studios, and Makuta VFX. Shilpakala Vedika and Hyderabad International Convention Center, home to the Filmfare Awards South ceremony, are located in the vicinity.[5]

Transport

TSRTC connects Film Nagar to other parts of Hyderabad. The closest MMTS Train station is at HITEC City and the closest Jubilee hills check post metro station is at Jubilee Hills

References

  1. ^ "56th Filmfare Awards South". The Times of India. 8 December 2011. Archived from the original on 13 September 2011. Retrieved 22 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Idea Filmfare awards ceremony on July 2". The Times of India. 11 June 2011. Archived from the original on 16 May 2012.
  3. ^ "Most of Jubilee Hills, Film Nagar is Wakf land". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 7 May 2013.
  4. ^ Bhandaram, Vishnupriya (23 February 2013). "Keep it light". The Hindu. Chennai, India.
  5. ^ "Security to be tightened at Ravindra Bharathi, Lalitha Kala Thoranam". The Times of India. 18 March 2013. Archived from the original on 30 November 2013. Retrieved 9 June 2013.