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Rajendra Singh Babu bats for Film City in Mysuru
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Rajendra Singh Babu bats for Film City in Mysuru

January 16, 2020

Mysuru: Senior Film Director S.V. Rajendra Singh Babu has urged the State Government to establish the Film City in Mysuru only and not to shift it elsewhere. In a statement, Babu urged the Government to realise the dreams of great actors such as Dr. Rajkumar, Dr. Vishnuvardhan and Ambarish, who had strongly proposed the idea…

Twist in the Plot: Mysuru loses out on Film City
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Twist in the Plot: Mysuru loses out on Film City

January 9, 2020

Bengaluru: The story (plot) of Film City that began in Mysuru in 2017 during the reign of Siddharamaiah and that saw a sort of an interval in Ramanagara during the rule of H.D. Kumaraswamy in 2018 is climaxing in Bengaluru in 2020 during the present Government headed by B.S. Yediyurappa.  The Yediyurappa Government has finally…

Hoteliers want Film City only in Mysuru
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Hoteliers want Film City only in Mysuru

November 22, 2019

Mysuru: Strongly opposing the moves to shift the proposed Film City out of Mysuru, the Mysuru Hotel Owners Association has urged the State Government to set up the Film City only in Mysuru. Addressing a press meet at Patrakarthara Bhavan here this morning, Association President C. Narayanagowda said that the previous Congress Government headed by…

Film City: Global consultancy firm favours Mysuru
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Film City: Global consultancy firm favours Mysuru

October 5, 2019

Bengaluru: The State Government is likely to finalise Mysuru as the location for the ambitious Film City project. Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa had plans to shift the Film City to Roerich and Devika Rani Estate at Tataguni in Bengaluru. But this proposal is facing a legal tangle. The Film City was sanctioned to Himmavu in…

KFCC pitches for Film City in Mysuru
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KFCC pitches for Film City in Mysuru

October 1, 2019

Mysuru:  Here is some good news for film buffs as the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC) has aired its opinion that it was better if the proposed Film City comes up in Mysuru than in Ramanagara or in Bengaluru.  The Film City was sanctioned to Himmavu in Varuna constituency when Siddharamaiah was the CM…

Siddharamaiah firm on Film City in Mysuru
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Siddharamaiah firm on Film City in Mysuru

September 21, 2019

Bengaluru:  Raising his voice against the moves to shift the proposed Film City out of Mysuru, Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader and former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has warned the Government of launching a severe agitation if the Government went ahead with its plans. Responding to Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa’s statement that the Film City will…

Film City will remain in Mysuru, says CM
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Film City will remain in Mysuru, says CM

November 30, 2018

Bengaluru: It is final. The much sought-after Film City, which was granted to Mysuru by former CM Siddharamaiah, will not be shifted to Ramanagaram. It will remain in Mysuru as the place has over 250 scenic locations to shoot a movie. This announcement was made by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy in Bengaluru this morning at…

One more letter to HDK from Siddu; this time on Film City
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One more letter to HDK from Siddu; this time on Film City

August 8, 2018

Mysuru:Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has written yet another letter to Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) expressing unhappiness with decisions of the government. This is the fifth such letter that Siddharamaiah has written to the Chief Minister. The new letter, written on Monday, asks Kumaraswamy to reconsider his decision on shifting the Film City project…

Film City: Can Mysuru beat Ramanagaram?
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Film City: Can Mysuru beat Ramanagaram?

July 20, 2018

Mysuru:  The much sought-after Film City, which was granted to Mysuru, the City of  Palaces, was moved to Ramanagaram, the constituency represented by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy in his Budget. But unhappy with the move, film-makers are now planning to convince the CM to retain the mega project in Mysuru. They argue that Himmavu is…

Tourism Department gets land for Film City at Himmavu in Nanjangud
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Tourism Department gets land for Film City at Himmavu in Nanjangud

June 9, 2017

Mysuru: The Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board (KIADB) has handed over the land to the Tourism Department to set up a Film City at Himmavu village in Nanjangud Taluk. Himmavu is located around 20 kms from Mysuru, off National Highway 212. The sprawling 110-acre land that played host to the 17th Bharat Scouts and Guides…

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