Mgr Film City

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  • Address: Adyar Town, Tharamani Region, Chennai, India, Chennai-600 005, Tamil Nadu
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details

Note: This place is closed.

Relive your favourite movies, this time with you as the protagonist! Visiting MGR Film City in Chennai is a must for Tamil movie lovers and those who’s like to discover a little about the city’s film industry. Formerly known as J.J Film City, it was renamed MGR film city after the immensely popular actor and late Chief Minister M. G. Ramachandran. Located in the Taramani region of the Adyartownship, this famous integrated studio complex was established in 1994 to attract both filmmakers and tourists.

The city was built by the government to generate more business for film makers. Tourists can stroll through the Mgr Film city and take a gander at famous film sets of the Tamil Nadu industry. The Tamil Nadu film industry is the highest grossing in the entire country. There are a variety of fantastically crafted film sets, which can be used for outdoor shooting. The area around is divided into different terrain required for various film scenes, including forests, market places, waterfalls as well as different themes, such as Mughal and Japanese. There are great photo opportunities everywhere as well as a chance to admire the craftsmanship of these realistic works of art. The complex also is home to the largest air-conditioned corridors and floors throughout Asia. Several movies, including AvvaiShanmughi, Mudhalvan and Hey Ram, were shot here, utilizing each of the backdrops and simulated environments. Wannabe directors can learn a lot about sets and ponder over them while strolling along this park.

 An international grade movie park is in the works and the government has plans to develop the area into a knowledge park. Those who want to see the Mgr Film City in all its glory best visit it as soon as they can before it’s closed down for renovation. Studios can be rented at MGR at low costs, a private studio is Rs. 2000 for a day. The entry to the park is free. This is a great place for everyone to visit and experience, whether you’re a film buff or a family out on vacation, so make like Dorothy and slip on your shoes, head down to the golden gates of MGR Film City and treat yourself. Exploring each part of the film city is a requirement as there are treasures in every nook and corner which can leave you with a deeper insight into the mechanics of movie making.

  • Mgr Film City Address: Adyar Town, Tharamani Region, Chennai, India, Chennai-600 005, Tamil Nadu
  • Mgr Film City Timing: 24-hrs
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  • 2.29% of people who visit Chennai include Mgr Film City in their plan

  • 36.99% of people start their Mgr Film City visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Mgr Film City

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mgr Film City

People normally club together The Theosophical Society and Madras Crocodile Bank while planning their visit to Mgr Film City.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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    • I am not sure but I guess Mgr Film City is now closed. It would be better to confirm by asking the locals around.  

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