Ramoji Film City (RFC) is one of the world’s largest integrated film studio complexes at over 2,000 acres (8.1 sq. km.) of land, situated in India near Hayathnagar and Peddamberpet on Hyderabad. It is also a popular tourism and recreation centre, containing both natural and artificial attractions including an amusement park. The Outer Ring Road Phase 2 has acquired lands at the entrance and is set to intersect the city.
Ramoji Film City is a unique tribute to the enticing world of cinema. Located at a distance of 35 km on the Hyderabad-Vijaywada highway, the Ramoji Film City has been acknowledged as one of the largest integrated film studios of the world by the Guinness Book of World Records.
One of the most popular tourist attractions of Hyderabad, Ramoji Film City is spread across an area of 2500 acres. The endless artificial & natural attractions like, lakes, hills, gardens, etc give you a feeling of having entered an entirely new city.
This Film City was opened by the head of Ramoji Group, Ramoji Rao in the year 1996, as an outcome of the association of this group with the Indian cinema. Available at this film city are, production as well as pre & post-production resources including nearly 50 studio floors, over 500 set locations, high-tech labs, digital film facility, outdoor locations & much more. Services offered at the film city include, set construction, shooting stages, audio post production, mock-ups & custom designed locations, cameras & equipment, properties & costumes & other similar services.
The Ramoji Film City attracts millions of tourists from across the world each year. While here, a special coach takes you on a tour of the city where you can enjoy the sights of numerous artificial attractions like, waterfalls, railway station, airport terminal, winding highway, carved caves, European sets etc. Also constructed are replicas of popular attractions like the Vrindavan Gardens of Mysore, the Golconda Fort, Delhi’s Mughal Gardens, etc.
While there is a lot to see at the Ramoji Film City, the key attractions are the studio settings that lead one from the streets of Mughal Empire right to the American Old West. Also displayed on the hills at one of the studios is the world famous Hollywood sign.
Owing to the endless recreation & entertainment options available at the Ramoji Film City, millions come down to this place to revel in the magical delight the place has to offer.