India’s Northeast region is home to several breathtaking locales, however, that beauty has still not been tapped feel Indian filmmakers, who now wish to showcase the region’s breathtaking locales for their upcoming films.
When you talk about North East’s connection with Bollywood, two things come to the mind – Danny Dengzongpa, and Rajesh Khanna’s love anthem ‘mere sapno ki rani’ (shot in Darjeeling).
However, the region has much more to offer than that.
Watch: Mere Sapno Ki Rani song from Aradhana
In fact, the northeast region has every landscape that one can ask for – from valleys to hills / mountains to waterways and unending plains, everything that a filmmaker would need.
With better connectivity, and the Indian travelers urge to explore virgin territories, lot of people in India (especially from West and South India) have now started touring north-eastern states.
That’s the reason why several filmmakers are now looking at the region with renewed interest.
Several nationally acclaimed filmmakers are now eyeing the north-east part of India (such as Manipur, Assam, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh) for their future projects.
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Several Indian filmmakers who attended the recently concluded Brahmaputra Film Festival expressed their desires to make a movie based on the northeast and to display the charm of the region through their films.
“Guwahati is a wonderful place. Here people are very kind and respectful. I get inspired by people across me. When I meet people I gain instincts into different attitudes, which is often reflected in my films. It goes back to people,” Imtiaz Ali, Bollywood Director.
Watch: Rajkumar Hirani at Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival 2015, Guwahati