The Producers Guild of India in association with Robinville Intech – representing Innsbruck Tourism, Cine Tirol, and Location Austria organised an event titled “Bollywood goes to Austria, Tirol, and Innsbruck”. A panel discussion was held which highlighted Austria as the preferred destination for Bollywood film productions.
“Since 2015, representation of Austrian business and tourism interests have soared in India however, the most significant game-changer was the emergence of Bollywood in Austria in a noticeable way,” said Ishvinder Maddh, Managing Director, Robinville Intech.
The Chief Guest at the event, Brigitte Öppinger-Walchshofer, Austrian Ambassador to India, said, “When Bollywood searches for new overseas locations for shooting films, Austria is very well placed to meet high expectations. The country offers everything from beautiful mountain scenery, deep forests and rolling green hills to romantic castles and lavish palaces. To film in Austria also ensures to work with excellent infrastructure. Bollywood is more than welcome in Austria. Let us intensify this relationship and by that not only the one from country to country or between institutions but the one from people to people.”
Most recently, the shooting of Yash Raj Films’ Tiger Zinda Hai in March 2017 is slated for release on December 22, 2017, and is set to open Austria further to the Indian masses.