ApunKaChoice : Bollywood

SCOOP!! & NEWS

Hong Kong - the new destination for Indian film-makers
13th Sept 2004  23.00 IST
By ApunKaChoice Bureau  


It's Bollywood's rush hour to Hong Kong. The night view of Hong Kong's dazzling skyline, the legendary Star Ferry and its thriving street markets are all fast becoming popular with Indian show merchants.

Infact noted directors and producers from Mumbai were recently in Hong Kong to participate in Bollywood Movie Magic to showcase the vibrancy of Hong Kong as a premiere destination and vibrant location for Bollywood filming.



The 2002 hit Ram Gopal Verma 's Company has featured new HK airport, harbour view, Islands on the South China Sea and the night view of one of the world's most photogenic cities.

Earlier Naam and Gumrah by Mahesh Bhatt , and both of which had Sanjay Dutt in the lead role, 'Johar Mehmood in Hong Kong' and 'Lahu ke do Rang' were also shot in Hong Kong.

Hollywood's vibrancy has been seen on the silver screen in Hollywood blockbusters like 'The Man with the Golden Gun, a James Bond Classic,' 'Rush Hour 2' and 'Tomb Raider 2'.

"The Hong Kong government has created an exclusive department - the Television & Entertainment Licencing Authority (TELA) to facilitate filming services and act as a one-shop stop for the production houses," according to a Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) official.

The HKTB and TELA are encouraging Indian film makers to use the diverse locales of Hong Kong as shooting backdrops, the official says, noting HKTB at present is also evaluating quite a few proposals for filming in Hong Kong from Indian film makers keeping in mind the quality of content and the extent of exposure given to the destination in the project.



Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Alia Bhatt | Surveen Chawla | New Hindi Movies

PHOTO: Shahid Kapoor dances with Mira Rajput at sangeet ceremony!
Shahid Kapoor and family reach Mira Rajput’s residence
Pix: Hrithik Roshan, Sonam Kapoor’s romantic chemistry for ‘Dheere Dheere Se’
Fun trailer: It’s Bhai versus Jamaai in 'Welcome Back'
First Look: Aishwarya Rai as lawyer Anuradha Verma in ‘Jazbaa’
Watch: Marvel ‘Ant-Man’ trailer starring Paul Rudd is impressive
Meet the man who’ll coordinate Salman Khan’s fights and stunts in ‘Sultan’
Karan Johar locks Diwali 2016 release for Ranbir-Aishwarya starrer 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'
Promo: Shahid Kapoor, Karan Johar shake a leg in ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded’
Box office: 'ABCD 2' enters 100 crore club
Pix: Akshay Kumar shoots for Filmfare at 5am!
Spotted: Shahid Kapoor arrives in Delhi for his wedding
Teaser: Kareena Kapoor’s hot item ‘Mera Naam Mary’ in 'Brothers'
Watch: 'Masaan' song ‘Tu Kisi Rail Si’ captures the beauty of falling in love
Shahid Kapoor’s wedding preparation in full swing; his parents arrive at Gurgaon hotel
Salman Khan’s 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' cleared with UA certificate

AKC HOT INDEX

ECARDS > Valentines Day, New Year, Diwali, Birthday, Valentines, Love, Christmas
CardWeaver.com > Birthday, Holi

MOVIES


celebs wallpapers the celeb A-Z
who's in Freida Pinto | Anushka Sharma | Katrina Kaif | Deepika Padukone | Ranbir Kapoor | Dev Patel | Aishwarya Rai | Abhishek Bachchan | Imran Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Salman Khan | Aamir Khan | Hrithik Roshan | Akshay Kumar | Zayed Khan | Saif Ali Khan | John Abraham | Shahid Kapur | Kareena Kapoor | Vidya Balan | Priyanka Chopra | Rani Mukherjee | Mallika Sherawat | Bipasha Basu | Preity Zinta | Kajol | Neha Dhupia | Sameera Reddy | Juhi Chawla | Karisma Kapoor | Madhuri Dixit | Chitrangada Singh | Payal Rohatgi | Sneha Ullal | Mahima Chaudhary | Meghna Naidu | Rakhi Sawant | Bhumika Chawla | Lisa Ray | Dimple Kapadia | Ayesha Takia | Dia Mirza | Sushmita Sen | Amisha Patel | Esha Deol | Amrita Rao | Amrita Arora | Genelia D'Souza | Arjun Rampal | Amitabh Bachchan | Vivek Oberoi | Raima Sen | Riya Sen | Rekha | Rimi Sen | Nigar Khan | Tanushree Dutta | Yana Gupta | Shilpa Shetty | Celina Jaitley | Sonam Kapoor | Neha Oberoi | Nisha Rawal | Manjari Fadnis | Kamal Haasan | Rajnikant | Asin | Sanjay Dutt | Shahid Kapoor | Sherlyn Chopra | Farhan Akhtar | Prachi Desai | Mandira Bedi | Shahana Goswami | Konkona Sen Sharma | Kangana Ranaut | Mugdha Godse | Masumeh Makhija | Minissha Lamba | Nandana Sen | Malaika Arora | Shweta Kumar | Namitha | Kalki Koechlin | Mahi Gill | Shakeela | Lara Dutta | A R Rahman | Trisha | Shruti Haasan | Neetu Chandra | Shriya Saran | Padma Lakshmi | Emma Watson | Kelly Clarkson | Britney Spears | Anne Hathaway | Anjana Sukhani | Tila Tequila | Soha Ali Khan | Priyamani | Sonal Chauhan | Vaishali Desai | Jackky Bhagnani | Kristen Stewart | Robert Pattinson | Neil Nitin Mukesh | Shiney Ahuja | more...