Uddhav Thackeray said his government will work on setting up affordable theatres as well as dedicated theatres for Marathi films.
The authority has been exploring three options -- public-private-partnership, development by the authority, or by a single developer.
The 'Dabangg' actor was given the challenge by film director Srinu Vaitla which he took sportily and was seen planting saplings in the city.
CM Yogi Adityanath said that the proposed site was just an hour away from New Delhi and very close to the proposed International Airport at Jewar, the biggest greenfield airport in Asia.
CM Yogi is scheduled to discuss the film city project with a number of well-known actors, directors, singers, and others virtually on Tuesday evening.
The UP Chief Minister directed the officials to look for suitable land at the earliest to set up the film city.
Five years later, the conservation reserve for the grasslands is yet to see the light of day
“It is not feasible to construct Film City at Tataguni estate,’’ he said, adding that a connecting road to Hesaraghatta is being built, and the foundation stone will be laid soon.
The cops had laid seize in the the film city area anticipating a surrender by dreaded criminal Vikas Dubey before TV cameras.
In a statement, Shankar said whatever help is rendered to the families who lost their loved ones (Krishna, Madhu and Chandran) cannot compensate the loss of their lives.
The incident happened on January 19 when the men were preparing to set up the set for shooting a fight scene of director Shankar's 'Indian 2' starring actor Kamal Hasaan.
Tamil film actor Amritha went on Twitter to recall a similar accident in the same place -- EVP Film City in Chennai -- during the shooting of her film 'Bigil'.
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According to police, the men were preparing to set up the place for shooting a fight scene of director Shankar's 'Indian 2' starring actor Kamal Hasaan.
The police confirmed that three persons died on the spot and nine others sustained serious injuries, actor Kamal Haasan escaped unhurt and tweet his condolences.
CLUES teams and a bomb disposal squad visited the explosion site and collected samples for forensic analysis. According to the police, the victim works on movie sets inside the Film City campus.