Jharkhand Tourism Sets the Stage at the 49thInternational Film Festival of India (IFFI)

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Goa Khabar:Jharkhand has been selected as the State of Focus for 49thIFFI 2018 and Jharkhand Day will be celebrated on 24th November 2018 as part of the festival.

 

Movies being shown at the event include Death in the Gunj, Ranchi Diaries, Begum Jaan with others.Jharkhand has produced the biggest stars from its region that include Cricketer MS Dhoni, Actress Priyanka Chopra, Archer Deepika Kumari, Actor R. Madhavan, and Director Imtiyaz Ali.

Jharkhand is a hidden jewel. The growing phenomenon with different aspects to tourism industry is stimulating a new growth for the state. Jharkhand has been called as the untouched territory that has been vastly unexplored, and in the recent past Bollywood has been focusing on the state and voluntarily promoting it through films. Films are a medium that can highlight the beauty and vastness of the state and bring its multi-cultural diversity that has great growing sensibilities, making the state quite open to trying new forums to promote the state. The backdrop of the state is a foliage of green cover with scenic beauty, being the only state in the country with the most number of waterfalls, incredible wildlife, tribal culture, which can make a beautiful screen space and backdrop of many films.

In the recent years MS Dhoni: The Untold Story- a biopic on Cricketer MS Dhoni: The Untold Story was based in Ranchi, which brought focus on the state and with critically acclaimed film such as Udaan which was shot in Jamshedpur known as The Steel City of India, and Ranchi Diaries which was based in Ranchi with a very apt tagline “Small Town, Big Dreams” the capital of the State. Bollywood has been catching up to the beautiful scenic spots and waterfalls of Jharkhand.

 

Nastik, an Arjun Rampal film is being shot in Daltonganj and Japla, Sunil Shetty starrer Koylanchal will be covering different areas of Jharkhand.Big filmmakers are taking huge steps towards promoting the states as it has opened arms with easy policies for the film sector, that include supporting the production, making essential facilities available, encouragement through attractive packages in film tourism.

 

About Jharkhand

 

Jharkhand, is the 28th State of India. Located right on the Chhotanagpur plateau, which is one of the oldest land formations in the world has nearly one-third of its total area under forest cover. Jharkhand is rightfully called the “land of forests”. The lush green forests, rivers and waterfalls of this land are home to many kinds of spectacular flora and fauna.

 

Age-old tribes are the main inhabit of this wonderful land, the state is also a hub of industry, commerce and education. A treasure-trove of minerals comprises 40 per cent of the mineral wealth of the country ranking first in the production of coal, mica and iron and helps in making Jharkhand one of the richest states of India in natural resources.

 

Jharkhand has been one of India’s emerging tourist attractions with its wide arena of attractions. Our key segments such as Festivals of Jharkhand, Heritage Trails and Heritage Sites, Tribal Tourism, Wildlife Resorts and National Parks, Rock Art, Medical Tourism, Religious Tourism, Handicrafts, Cultural Vistas, etc, are unique and spell-binding for any discerning visitor.

Why Jharkhand?

 

Jharkhand has been one of India’s emerging tourist attractions with its wide arena of attractions. Our key segments such as Festivals of Jharkhand, Heritage Trails and Heritage Sites, Tribal Tourism, Wildlife Resorts and National Parks, Rock Art, Medical Tourism, Religious Tourism, Handicrafts, Cultural Vistas, etc, are unique and spell-binding for any discerning visitor.

 

  • The state with over 3 Crores domestic tourist is currently ranked 9th in the state.
  • The Economic Survey of the state predicts a high growth rate of 8.83 per cent.
  • The state has almost 40% of the mineral reserves found in India.
  • A growing middle-class has made Eastern India being called ‘The Retail Market of Tomorrow’
  • Ranked seventh in the World Bank’s “Ease of doing Business” in India reporting 2016.
  • Jharkhand beckons you to reach out to India’s fastest growing travel and tourism market!
  • Excellent connectivity to destinations across India! Enhanced Rail, Road and Air links.
  • A growing middle-class has made Eastern India being called ‘The Retail Market of Tomorrow’