Ramoji Film City: Leading on the Path to Create an Unforgettable Tourist Experience

Ch. Vijayeswari,   Managing Director

Ch. Vijayeswari

Managing Director

India’s entertainment and leisure sectors are booming, driven by growing tourist interest in exploring the array of entertainment choices available. Not only does this interest provide opportunity for various entertainment brands to pop-up, it also presents the challenge of manufacturing unforgettable and exciting entertainment options flooding with creativity. Although several thematic parks and entertainment destinations are being developed to meet this growing demand, noth ing comes close to the magic being created by Ramoji Film City, India’s premier filming destination and tourist hotspot. Although originally conceived to be a world class filmmaking complex capable of providing complete filmmaking services, the facility’s immense potential for becoming a major tourist attraction was soon realized. Spread across 2000 acres, Ramoji Film City, today stands as a filmmakers’ paradise, and a leading thematic tourist destination giving movie enthusiasts a glimpse of the locations where the magic happens.

World’s Largest Film Studio Complex

Recognized by the Guinness World Records as the largest film studio complex in the world, Ramoji Film City, envisioned by Sri Ramoji Rao, Chairman of Ramoji Group, came to life in 1996 as a one-stop filming solution. Catering to the entire Indian film industry, Ramoji Film City hosts over 200-250 film units every year. Films, TV shows, and advertisements in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Odia, and Bhojpuri are all filmed here. In fact, Ramoji Film City has been the production site for over 3000 film units since its inception including blockbusters like Krrish 3, Chennai Express, Ra.One, Salman Khan starrer Jai Ho, Lingaa of Rajinikanth, Sarkar Raj, Himmatwala, Golmaal, Manikarnika, RRR, Drishyam, Sooryavanshi, Pushpa, K.G.F: Chapter 2 and Salaar to name a few.

However, what started as simply a filming facility was quickly transformed into a complete entertainment and leisure destination. Designed by world-leading architects, landscape designers, entertainment and leisure experts and technology specialists, the film city was dedicated to provide a whole some and mesmerizing experience to every visitor.

Featuring elaborate and jaw-dropping movie sets, rides, a bundle of striking attractions, memorable shows, and more, Ramoji Film City boasts an enriching experience beyond what one can imagine. The awe-inspiring offerings of the Ramoji Film City have not only made it a must visit destination, but reinvigorated travel trade in the nation.
Ramoji Film City offers film-induced tourism, which is one-of-its-kind in the country. The unique holiday and leisure experiences it offers include guided studio tour for every visitor, daily live shows with over a hundred performers, Wild West stunt show, eco tour with visit to mesmerizing bird park and butterfly garden, simulated space travel, themed caves, breath-taking Bahubali set and more. "We are the only destination where films and tourism coexist. It's the broad-based filmy theme, astounding infrastructure, sprawling event venues, eclectic entertainment and numerous fun and recreation options that set us apart”, shares Ch. Vijayeswari, Managing Director, Ramoji Film City.

Home to Fundustan, a dedicated space for children’s attractions, Ramoji Adventure at Sahas, Asia’s most sophisticated adventure land, and Sukhibhava Wellness, an unadulterated wellness facility offering drug-free natural remedies with lifestyle modification, detoxification and nutrition; Ramoji Film City is an all-encompassing entertainment, leisure, and hospitality landmark. Beyond the numerous all-time attractions, Ramoji Film City also presents visitors with season-special celebrations and carnivals like the Holiday Carnival which lasts throughout the summer months, Festive Celebrations during Dussehra and Diwali festivals, Winter Carnival, New Year Celebrations, and more.

Ramoji Film City offers film-induced tourism, which is one-of-its kind in the country

“The tour of make-believe sets and themed attractions is the core of the experience. The other notable thematic experiences include Action - the interactive show that unravels the mystery of filmmaking, enlivening live shows, the mythological set, Space Yatra - a simulated travel into space, European street and Kripalu cave with Buddhist theme. We create spell binding experiences with spectacular carnival parades, DJ on wheels, stilt-walkers, jesters and clowns, acting as the ideal site for experiential fun”, further shares Ch. Vijayeswari, Managing Director, Ramoji Film City.

Stepping Beyond

Strategically designed to focus on family-fun experiences, Ramoji Film City’s extensive range of activities and mastery in creating enchanting experiences has turned it into a go-to place for experiential corporate conferences, honeymoons, destination weddings, as well as school and college excursions.

For corporate clients, Ramoji Film City presents the perfect balance of business and pleasure hosting various activities like sales meets, product launches, corporate get-togethers, trainings, team day outings, expos and others. For people invested in destination weddings, Ramoji Film City ensures that the theme is nothing but Grand. Organizing royal weddings, thematic weddings, traditional weddings, leisure weddings, Bollywood weddings, day weddings, and intimate weddings, the facility ensures top-notch service, indelible memories, and one-of-a-kind experiences.

Out-of-the-box themes, mind-blowing venues, and the choicest entertainment and recreation options are just a part of what Ramoji Film City offers. Ramoji Film City’s hospitality extends beyond the events it hosts, and is truly reflected in the hotel experience that the visitors get at Dolphin Hotels in Ramoji Film City. Featuring wide-ranging options for stay that fit various budgets including Sitara - luxury hotel, Tara - comfort hotel, Vasundhara Villa - farm house accommodation in the midst of greenery, Shantiniketan - budget stay, Greens Inn - cozy accommodation and Hotel Sahara - shared accommodation best suited for groups, Ramoji Film City has every guest covered.

Catering to the diverse clientele it attracts, Ramoji Film City has been known for its spectacular celebrations, fun-filled adventure offerings, as well as rejuvenating wellness therapies, providing complete body and mind relaxation. The amalgamation of these unique services has made Ramoji Film City what it is today. As a dynamic destination, Ramoji Film City has continuously evolved to accommodate the changing expectations of clients. In the coming years, the facility plans to further enhance the studio tour experience, integrating more experiential technologies and interactive elements that leave visitors wanting more.