Lead actor of the movie Bombay Velvet Ranbir Kapoor said, “Sri Lanka is an amazing place and what I love most about it is that, it is extremely clean”. The Actor also added “I have been shooting films for quite some time now, but I have never enjoyed shooting as much as I did in Sri Lanka.”
Bombay Velvet an Indian Movie starring Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Karan Johar and Kay Kay Menon is currently being filmed in Sri Lanka. The Film is the first foreign film to be shot at the Mahinda Rajapaksa National Tele Cinema Park in Ranminithenna which was recently re-launched as “Serendib Studio” under the patronage of MP Namal Rajapaksa.
Anurag Kashyap, Director of Bombay Velvet addressing the media said, “ Shooting has been a breeze in Sri Lanka, We could have never completed the amount of work we have done so far at such speed in India.”
The film will be shot in a number of locations around the Island including, Galle, Bentota, Kosgoda and Colombo. However a majority of the movie will be shot at Serendib Studios.
Kashyap added that the studio is up-to date with current technology and has facilities that many studios in Asia didnot have on offer.
Filming of the movie is scheduled to end in February 2014. The production team was also happy to announce “A big release of the film in Sri Lanka."