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* Indian film begins shooting in Sri Lanka's Tele Cinema Park
Sat, Aug 17, 2013, 01:03 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 16, Colombo: Shooting commenced on the Indian movie "Bombay Velvet" starring Indian actors Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma today.

The movie will be filmed at Sri Lanka's Ranmihitenna Mahinda Rajapaksa National Tele Cinema Park in Hambantota district and it is the first foreign film to be filmed at the Tele Cinema Park.

Director of the Bombay Velvet movie Anuradh Kashyap said at a media conference held today in Colombo that he was looking for a location for the movie for about nine years and finally found the perfect location right next door in Sri Lanka.

He said the shootings will also be carried out in Colombo, Galle and Pasikuda.

Secretary to the Ministry of Information and Media Dr. Charitha Herath said the Tele Cinema Park could be considered as a special gift inherited by the local Cinema industry. Foreign companies have also come forward to engage in shooting of movies at this location.

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