At the National Film Awards ceremony, Uttarakhand was declared as the most film friendly state of the year 2018.
Uttarakhand received this Award at the 66th National Film Awards, which was announced today. This is the first time that this category has been added to the list of National Awards.
A panel comprising of Rahul Rawail, Utpal Boorpujari and AS Kanal announced the award.
To give encourage more filmmakers to shoot films in the state, Uttarakhand government has provided various subsidies. The Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan Starrer movie ‘Kedarnath’ was also shot at Uttarakhand.
The National Film Awards is the most prominent film award ceremonies in India. It is the 66th edition of the film awards of national importance. Established in 1954, it has been administered by the Indian government’s Directorate of Film Festivals since 1973.