Another feather in Greater Noida’s cap, Galgotias University becomes preferred destination for film shootings and promotions

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Ashish Kedia

In a fabulous news for movie lovers of the city, Greater Noida’s Galgotias University Campus 1 is soon again going to become the shooting location for another renowned directors upcoming flick titled “Aiyaary”. IIFA and National Award winner Director Neeraj Pandey is slated to shoot for his upcoming movie “Aiyaary” in Greater Noida’s prestigious  Galgotias University’s campus tomorrow.

Few years back Ranveer Singh starer “Kill-Dill” was also filmed in Galgotias University’s lush green campus.

Greater Noida fast becoming preferred choice for movie shoots: 

It must be noted that directors and producers spend a good amount of time and energy to find an ideal location to match with their story lines. Location scouting makes for a vital part of pre-production period and emphasis is laid on discovering fresh or less-known locations.

Greater Noida in itself being a very young city and hence attracts attentions of many directors and location scout.

Joining the league is renowned Director Neeraj Pandey who has movies like A Wednesday, Special 26, Baby and M S Dhoni in his kitty.

Movie Promotions in Galgotias University:

Few months back John Abraham, Varun Dhawan and Jacquline Fernandez also visited Galgotias University to promote their movie “Dhishoom”. There grand entry in a chopper which landed right between the Galogotias University amid cheers of large crowd made news all over the country. Being one of the largest University in the country, Filmmakers are now opting to make Galgotias a part of their movie to woo its strong student and alumnus fraternity.

What makes Greater Noida ideal for any film shoot?

Greater Noida is a well-planned city that was essentially intended to be the city of flower, fountains and ferries. Its long clean road, lush green surroundings, high-rise towers and multiple school-university campuses make it fit in one or other sequence of every movie’s story lines.

Greater Noida has both rural and urban areas in pretty balanced form. So movie directors have flexibility to pass it off as a metropolitan city from one location at a day as well as can move few kilometres in a direction to find equally ideal rural set-up.

Also being very near to Noida’s Film city, the crew doesn’t fall short of any equipment’s or machines and every logistic or infrastructural requirements are fulfilled rapidly. Greater also has multiple star-rated lodging facilities that can well be used to station even large-film crews without any hassle.

Flourishing ultra-modern universities, industries and commercial towers:

As more and more story-lines in Bollywood movies are becoming youth oriented, university, industries or office-towers usually make for a large segment of movie-shoot locations. Greater Noida being hub of industries and education has no dearth of all these entities.

Together with this Greater Noida also boosts of multiple housing projects, kothis and Bungalows that can be utilized for residential shoot location for movies.

To summarize it all, Greater Noida has everything that would be sufficient for story-line of most Bollywood movies. While many directors have already taken a note of this and are coming here for their desired sequence shooting, it won’t be long when more people from Bollywood and TV industry follow in their footsteps.

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