Film Tourism at MP

The popularity of Madhya Pradesh as a Film Shooting Destination has certainly grown over a period of time. The land of Khajuraho and Sanchi and the jungles of Kanha and Bandhavgarh, the Forts & monuments of Gwalior, Orchha and Mandu, the Culture of Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, and Gwalior offers filmmakers the most diverse Film making experiences.

Various Bollywood films from Dilip Kumar’s AAN (1952) to most recently shot films like Padman, Stree, Sui Dhaga, all involve shootings at some of the most exquisite locations in the heart of India- Madhya Pradesh.


  •  Centrally located and Excellent connectivity from Mumbai & Delhi via Air and Train
  • Excellent connectivity with road and rail across other major cities of the country
  • Seamless Inter-state connectivity.
  • Peaceful labor force and stable industrial environment.


  • Major Towns – Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur are well connected with Air
  • Surrounded by 5 states – Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra & Gujarat
  • Madhya Pradesh is a perfect combination of natural settings, ancient heritage, huge water bodies, an existing hub for theatre, helpful administration and others to a film maker’s delight which makes it a preferred destination for several years. In the last 5 decades, there have been numerous films shot in Madhya Pradesh.

Shooting Locations

  •  Forts and palaces
  • Water Bodies (River, lakes, waterfalls, etc)
  • Villages
  • Gardens and Parks
  • Art & Culture
  • Heritage Structures & Monuments
  • Periodic
  • Railway Stations, Bus stands & Airports
  • Urban & Rural infrastructures
  • Fairs and Festivals
  • Wonders of nature
  • Temples & Ghats
  • National Parks & Forest Area with dense cover
  • Pristine flora & fauna
  • Water parks and theme parks general 

Locations: Bungalows, Farm-houses, Hospitals, Heritage hotels, Restaurants, Jail complexes, Police stations, Malls, Markets, Offices, Road & allies, Stadiums & Grounds, Vidhan Sabha, etc.

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