Braj or Brij the place full of heritage sites and picturesque locations is now attracting filmmakers to shoot their flick in this place.
The main tourist's attractions nearby Braj are Agra and Mathura which are the renowned tourist places in India.
Why Is Braj Attracting Flim Makers???
Braj Bhoomi, the Shri-Krishna land from Bateshwar to Kosi is now drawing a large number of film makers and video film producers, who find the regions rich history, cultural and religious traditions and the terrain a complete package for essaying ambitious projects. The Braj region for ages has drawn people from around the world for its temples, culture, festivals and religious congregations.
While Mathura and Vrindavan provide the religious and spiritual content, Agra is a treasure house of romantic tales and adventurous forays that captivate the audience.
What Is The Biggest Asset For Film Makers To Shoot In Braj???
The biggest attraction drawing film makers to Braj Mandal is a package of incentives by the UP Government.
After a series of TV serials used locales in Mathura, film makers are now taking advantage of the Yogi Adityanath government's incentives to promote shooting of Bollywood films. Local MP Hema Malini, herself a film celebrity, has also tried to rope in film industry colleagues in several of her programmes.
What Are the Films Shooted In Braj???
Recent films like Toilet ek Prem Katha, Tevar, Lukka Chuppi were extensively shot in Braj area, around Barsana and Goverdhan. Films in Braj Bhasha by Shiv Kumar, Braj Bhoomi and Lallo Ram, were instant hits, Ganga Jamuna, Jis Desh mein Ganga Bahti hai, Mujhe Jeene Do and Bandit Queen and many more to list...
What Are The Major Centres In Braj Attracting Film Makers???
The Brij region comprising Vrindavan, Barsana and Govardhan have now turned into a major centre for the Bollywood, with several films being shot here. In five years at least five movies of top actors and production, houses have been shot here, and several are in the pipeline.
What Are The Advantages Of Film Making In Braj???
The growing interest of the film fraternity in the Braj region has added to the fame and popularity of the circuit and opened new employment potential for the youngsters. The spiritual dimension of tourism offers endless possibilities for round-the-year traffic mobility.