The ‘smart film city’ with modern technology will construct at Besisahar municipality in Lamjung district.
An agreement was signed between Sky Entertainment Nepal and World Area Holding SRL, an Italian construction company, on Wednesday at Singha Durbar. The film city would cover an area of 5,000 ropani.
According to builder, it would be first smart film city to be constructed at the highest altitude of the world, located at 2,050 metres to 2,900 meters from the sea level.
Chair of Sky Entertainment and Film Producer Association Mr Aakash Adhikari and chairperson of the Italian company, Mr Francesco Signoriello signed the agreement in Kathmandu.The film city is going to be constructed at a cost of around Rs 6 billion and a target has been set to complete its construction within seven years, said project coordinator Rajesh Kumar Puri.
At least 16 shooting locations are to be constructed under the project, 12 out of 16 would be build in the first phase. College for film studies, cable car, organic farm, hotel and playground would be featured inside the city.
Meanwhile, Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Mr Gokul Prasad Banskota, termed the ‘smart film city’ as ‘milestone’.