Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that a film city will be set up in the state.
According to a press statement, the Chief Minister said that the country needs a good film city and Uttar Pradesh is ready to take this responsibility.
Yogi Adityanath asked people to be prepared, for he is going to bring film city to Noida and Greater Noida. The Chief Minister made the announcement on Friday during a meeting to review development projects of the Meerut Division, comprising Meerut, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahr, Hapur, Baghpat and Gautam Buddh Nagar districts.
He asked the officials to search for the land in or around Noida, Greater Noida or Yamuna Expressway and prepare an action plan in this regard. “This film city will not only provide better opportunities to film-makers but also job opportunities to the youths from the state,” he said.
Actress Kangana Ranaut meanwhile has lauded the announcement. “I applaud this announcement by @myogiadityanath ji. We need many reforms in the film industry first of all we need one big film industry called Indian film industry we are divided based on many factors, Hollywood films get advantage of this. One industry but many Film Cities,” she tweeted.
The CM also directed the Noida Authority to expedite the work of ongoing projects like the Noida Convention and Habitat Centre, golf course and the expansion of the Metro and a shooting range in Sector 21-A, it said.