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Films shot in U'khand exempted from shooting charges

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

The government today cleared a proposal exempting films which are shot in the state from shooting charges, a move to promote the hill state, an said.

Regional language films shot in were till date charged Rs 15,000 per monthwhereas films shot in other languages were charged Rs 10,000 per day as per the provisions of Film Policy 2015.

The new amendment to the policy approved by K K Paul today exempts all films shot in the state from shooting charges, said a government order issued today.

However, film producers will have to pay entry or parking fees at the shooting venues as applicable, it said.

Uttarakhand's scenicbeauty has always lured film makers. Dulhan Ek Raat Ki, Kati Patang, Arman,Student Of The Year, are some of the movies which were shot in the state.

and recently shot their upcoming film 'Metre Chalu Batti Gul' in Tehri and Rishikesh.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 20:05 IST