Georgia Comes to Bollywood


Representatives come to Mumbai to discuss shooting in Georgia  . . . . reports Asian Lite News

Bollywood has long ventured out of the Indian borders to shoot in the stunning landscapes of Iceland, the snowy hill tops of Switzerland and the arid beauties of the Egyptian terrain. Shooting abroad for Indian movies, is not only a way to attract the audience with new shooting spots but also to develop alliances with other countries. Taking this opportunity, Georgia, comes to India to discuss some of the benefits of Indian Films venturing out to Georgian soils.

The Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, Ms. Ketevan Bochorishvili and Film in Georgia Cash Rebate Project Coordinator at Enterprise Georgia, Tatia Bidzinashvili visited Mumbai to present to the major production houses the newly launched film incentive scheme “Film in Georgia”. Some of the production houses that they approached were Reliance Entertainment, Viacom 18, Disney, UTV, Phantom Films, Dharma Production and Wizcraft.

Ms. Botchorishvili also met with Mukesh Bhatt Mr. Bhatt was impressed by the opportunities the country offers to international producers and said, “Georgia is really a lovely place and I look forward to shooting there.” The Film & Television Producers Guild of India Limited CEO Kulmeet Makkar was seen welcoming Ketevan Bochorishvili and was quite interested in the schemes and said, “It’s really a great opportunity for Bollywood to explore in Georgia”.

Both the representatives of Georgia and the production houses have seen this as an opportunity to grab and build a partnership to shoot in Georgia for upcoming films.