Shimla, the capital and largest city of Himachal Pradesh is also a district bounded by Mandi and Kullu in the north. The city has been featured widely by Commercial Filmmakers, Fashion Photographers, Documentary Filmmakers and Television Commercial Filmmakers. The city was once the summer capital of British India. The cool climes and accessibility to cities around made this a popular hill station in Northern region.
The steep terrain of Shimla is host to the mountain biking race known as MTB Himalaya started in 2005 . It is one of the biggest events in South Asia. Shimla also has the largest natural ice skating ring in South Asia. The city is also an educational hub with a number of colleges and research institutions and on the bucket list of all Adventure and Travel Photographers and Filmmakers.
RECOMMENDED PLACES FOR FILM PRODUCTION IN SHIMLA,INDIA
Toy Train to Kalka: An enjoyable train ride from Kalka to Shimla. This historical train ride is a reminiscent of the British Raj, Its historical significance has been beautifully captured by Commercial Filmmakers, Fashion Photographers and Adventure and Lifestyle Photographers. This joyride is one of the most picturesqueFilmmakers in the world as it passes through more than a hundred tunnels. A narrow gauge train route, the valleys and peaks that it traverses is ideal for Fashion Photographers and Commercial Filmmakers.
Chail: A hiker's paradise, surrounded by lush greenery and mesmerising views offer a great location for Commercial Filmmakers, Documentary Filmmakers and Fashion Photographers to shoot their project. The Chail palace with its historical significance can be an ideal place for Adventure and Travel Photography, Underwater Photography and Fashion Photographers.
Wild Flower Hall: Originally the residence of Lord Kitchener of Khartoum, this building is said to have been a favourite retreat of Lord Ripon. However, the building got burnt in 1993 and a new Wildflower building was built. Now a luxurious hotel a joint venture between HP government and Oberoi group of Hotels, this magnificent property boasts of an indoor temperature controlled pool for Underwater Photography, the wings of the building offers great venues for Commercial Filmmakers and Documentary Filmmakers to shoot their big film.
Mall Road: The heart of Shimla. This stretch of road offers everything from restaurants, iconic clock tower, handicrafts and curio shops to a walk in the history of time. Breathtaking views, sunset points from these populated road offers vantage points for shooting Commercial Films, Documentary Films, Fashion Photography and Television Commercials.
Ridge: Another popular tourist place in Shimla, on the Mall road, the place offers beautiful views of the surrounding areas. Commercial Filmmakers, Documentary Filmmakers and Fashion Photographers throng this place to shoot the nearby views of Shimla.
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