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All-weather roads to provide more opportunities for shooting films: Uttarakhand CM

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

The filmmakers will have more opportunities to shoot their films in the picturesque locales of post the completion of the all-weather roads project, which will ensure better connectivity, said here today.

made the remarks at a meeting with the makers of Bollywood's upcoming and starrer "Batti Gul Meter Chalu", which has been shot in Uttarakhand's Tehri city.

The film's and met and thanked him for the cooperation extended during the shooting.

The said that the completion of the all-weather roads project will provide access to the state's less explored scenic areas, which will translate into more opportunities for filmmakers to shoot in

To promote as a film shooting destination, the had recently waived off the fees for shooting movies, Rawat told the filmmakers.

Thirteen new tourist destinations, one in each district, are also being developed to provide better opportunities to the filmmakers, he said.

Rawat said that the filmmakers who come to shoot their films in Uttarakhand will get the government's full support.

The 150-km-long all-weather roads project, between Tanakpur and Pithoragarh, was launched by last year. It is likely to be completed by 2019.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 16:40 IST