Facts about Hyderabad and Telugu Film Industry
( The venue of 2nd edition INDYWOOD FILM CARNIVAL)
India, the biggest film producing country has more than 15 film industries region-wise. As per the CBFC report of 2014, the Telugu Film industry is placed first in India in terms of films produced yearly, much ahead of the rest, including BOLLYWOOD.
Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad the venue of the Indywood Film Carnival holds the Guinness Book of World Record for the largest film production facility in the world.
The Prasad's IMAX located in Hyderabad is one of the largest 3D IMAX screens, and the most attended cinema screen in the world.
Telugu film industry is the only Indian film industry to hold a Memorandum of Understanding with the Motion Picture Association of America to combat video piracy.
Bahubali (2015), the highest all time grossing movie within India is an output of Telugu Film Industry. (collected USD 150 million and still going).
Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana and the newest state of India (formed 2014), is one of the most film friendly and the fastest growing cities in the country.