Experience Bollywood Masala
Trip Highlights :- Mumbai Bollywood Masala | Mumbai |
Tour duration : 03 Nights / 04 Days
Cinema is India's great social leveler: from the President right down to the cobbler, everyone loves a good film. In fact Mumbai boasts the largest movie industry in the world.
Popularly called Bollywood, it churns out nine hundred films every year, mostly racy potboilers or mushy romances filled with song, dance, violence and melodrama.
Heroes drive around in flashy cars, oomphy actresses cavort in its bitsy mini skirts and the poor boy always succeeds against the rich villain. But India also has a serious parallel cinema that has never quite wooed the box office.
Made for the country's cognoscenti, so-called art films regularly win awards at Cannes and other international festivals, and their actors are universally acclaimed.
The average Hindi film is about three hours long at the end of which you will probably feel like a wrung out rag, but the audience never seems to mind. Indian film stars are demi - gods and the reigning matinee idols often compete with the more divine variety for public attention!
What's more, in Bollywood, fiction and reality often get blurred; there are real life stories of actors who once slept on the pavements outside their palatial homes, proof that fairytale endings do not belong to cinema alone.
Meeting & assistance on arrival and transfer to the hotel. Arrive and check-in at the hotel. Later in the day proceed for a half day city tour of Mumbai visiting the Prince of Wales Museum, Marine drive, Mani Bhawan (Gandhi House), Flora Fountain, Kamla Nehru Park and finally to the Hanging gardens. Evening at leisure to explore the local market. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning proceed for a tour of the Bollywood. The whole day is divided into 02 sessions.
1st Session: Bollywood Drome
Immerse yourself in the world of your favorite movies.
A specially created studio called BollywooDrome has been designed for the tour - with sets created to recreate memorable Hindi movie scenes.
It will be an interactive and participative session with performers, directors and technicians from Bollywood who will enact scenes from movies for the visitors, along with a question and answer session.
Action sequences - film technicians demonstrate how stunts and fight scenes are executed and finally how it appears on the screen
Dance sequences - choreographers recreate the dance magic of movies with a demonstration on how it is done.
Scenes from movies - performers with a director will enact scenes and demonstrate techniques.
Q & A sessions - visitors can ask questions and get answered by the panel of technician.
Interval: Lunch at Bollywood Drome in the style of a unit lunch.
2nd Session: On the sets
An intimate exposure to the behind-the-scenes activities of a movie or a teleserial. Get an inside look at the sets and what goes into the making of movies. Or get to watch capable technicians work on a movie at a post production studio. Watch a likely hit of tomorrow being shot and get a feel of the movie and the television industry.
Evening at leisure. Overnight at the hotel
Morning proceed for an excursion to Elephanta Caves – also known as Gharapuri, the island capital of Konkan Mauryas, is celebrated for its colossal image of Mahesamurti with three heads each representing a different form.
In fact, there are seven caves out of which the most important is the Mahesa-murti cave. The main body of the cave, excluding the porticos on the three open sides and the back isle, is 27 metres square and is supported by rows of six columns each. The gigantic figures of dvarapalas,or doorkeepers here are very impressive.
There are sculptured compartments in this cave with remarkable images of Ardhanarisvara, Kalyana-sundara Siva, Ravana lifting Kailasa, Andhakari-Murti (slaying of Andhaka demon) and Nataraja Siva. Evening at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Check-out of the hotel and transfer to the International airport in time to board flight for onward destination
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