Uttar Pradesh Film Sector Policy Overview
Sector Overview :

The Uttar Pradesh Film Sector Policy is designed to position the state as a premier destination for the film industry, leveraging its robust infrastructure, abundant labour, and rich heritage. With generous financial incentives and a variety of attractive locations, Uttar Pradesh offers an unparalleled filming experience.

Sector Overview
  • 60% of national box office collections come from Uttar Pradesh, NCR, and Mumbai.
  • Uttar Pradesh was awarded the Most Film Friendly State Award in the National Film Festival in both 2015 and 2016.
  • The state is set to host the biggest film city in the country.
  • With more than 500 multiplexes and single screens, Uttar Pradesh is a major hub for cinema.
  • Establish Bundelkhand, Uttar Pradesh, as the preferred destination for the film industry.
  • Showcase the heritage, culture, and tourist destinations of the state to attract more tourists.
  • Attract more investment into the state.
  • Create more employment opportunities in the state.
Abundance of labour   at competitive costs.
Excellent connectivity infrastructure including :
  • 10,000 miles of railway network.
  • 1,120 miles of 8-lane expressways.
  • 2 international airports.
  • 5 domestic airports.
Fiscal Incentives for film production and shooting.
A variety of attractive destinationssuch as religious sites, heritage locations, wildlife sanctuaries, and national parks.
Investment and Fiscal Incentives

SGST Reimbursement :

  • 100% SGST reimbursement for multiplex and cinema hall owners.

Subsidies for Films :

  • Up to ₹1 crore for films with at least 50% of shooting days in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Up to ₹2 crores for films with at least two-thirds of shooting days in Uttar Pradesh.

Additional Subsidies for Artists :

  • Up to ₹25 lakh for films featuring at least 5 artists from Uttar Pradesh.
  • Up to ₹50 lakh for films where all artists hail from Uttar Pradesh.