"Uttarakhand enjoys the boon of natural beauty and resources. The State is known for its picturesque locations and hospitality. To facilitate film shooting in the State, single window clearance system has been implemented allowing all types of clearances required within a timeframe of 3-4 days. Filmmakers in the past have praised the authorities in Uttarakhand for their assistance and have also appreciated cooperation by the local people while shooting. Uttarakhand was awarded most film-friendly State under the 66th National Film Awards and a special mention for Film Friendly environment by the Government of India in the year 2017. To further promote film shooting, suggestions from filmmakers and experts in the field have been considered during the formulation of the Uttarakhand Film Shooting Policy resulting in the State witnessing a rise in shooting of films, TV series etc. The State of Uttarakhand is committed towards enabling the filmmakers with the required assistance."

Shooting Locations

Uttarakhand- Film Policy

  • Single Window Clearance for Shooting in Uttarakhand.
  • Uttarakhand Govt. exempt the Shooting Fees on films, which are being made in Uttarakhand.
  • 25 Lakh Subsidy for Regional Languages Films of the state of Uttarakhand, if the film is processed within the State.
  • 1.5 Core Subsidy for Hindi Film makers, if 75% of the Shooting is done in Uttarakhand.
  • State Govt. decided that GMVN & KMVN (Tourism Deptt.) Guest Houses give 50% Discounts for Film makers during the Shooting Time.

Contact Us


Uttarakhand Film Development Council, Information Department, Ring Road, Upper Nathanpur, Dehradun, Uttarakhand – 248005