Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar met with Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath on 4th January to talk about the future film city project in the northern state
Meeting of Akshay Kumar and CM Yogi Adityanath
The planned film city project in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh was discussed during a meeting between Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on 4th January.
According to a statement from the UP CM’s office, the meeting was held in Mumbai at Hotel Trident where Yogi Adityanath had arrived earlier in the day, and lasted around 35 minutes.
According to CM Yogi, Cinemas have a significant role in increasing public awareness, and when choosing a subject, filmmakers should concentrate on social issues and matters of national relevance.
According to Adityanath, his administration would shortly present a new cinema policy.
Akshay’s encounter with the politician wasn’t his first, The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar met in Lucknow the previous year. Ayodhya served as the location for the actor’s Ram Setu action-adventure filming. Actor Akshay played an archaeologist in the movie.
According to the statement, Kumar urged Adityanath to see his most recent movie, “Ram Setu,” and said the Hindi film industry is eagerly anticipating the opening of the film metropolis that the Uttar Pradesh government is creating since it will offer a fresh option.
The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister had extended an open invitation to the film industry to come to the state for filming in September when he launched an ambitious proposal to establish a film metropolis in Noida.
The delegation invited to the meeting includes producers Siddharth Roy Kapur, Rajkumar Santoshi, Binet Kapoor, Madhur Bhandarkar, Sudhir Mishra, Tigmanshu Dhulia Ramesh Sippy, and Umesh Shukla. T-Series head Bhushan Kumar and Madhur Bhandarkar also work in the film industry.
Development in Noida city and film city in Noida by Yogi Adityanath
The country’s largest film city would be developed in Gautam Buddh Nagar, according to plans unveiled two years ago by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Nearly 1,000 acres of land have already been identified for the big project’s proposed location, Sector 21 of the Yieda region.
Yeida hired Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis (CBRE) — an American commercial real estate service and investment firm — as a consultant for the DPR on January 8, 2021, after Yogi Adityanath, the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, announced the creation of a second Film City in the state.
The business community from Sweden chose Uttar Pradesh as its investment target in India and expressed interest in investments worth Rs 15,000 crore in the state at the Stockholm Investment Roadshow, according to another statement from the administration.
Swedish corporate houses have been invited to the UP Global Investors Summit 2023 by a team that is led by the UP industry minister Nand Gopal Gupta and the public works development minister Jitin Prasada.
In addition to this, Boson Energy, a company located in Luxemburg, has also declared its intention to spend Rs 1,000 crore on an Uttar Pradesh Waste to Energy project. IKEA submitted a declaration of intent to expand its business in Uttar Pradesh, announcing plans to invest Rs 4,300 crore in the construction of luxury malls and retail spaces in Noida, among other places.