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    Chintu Chala Malaysia

    Published on July 29, 2013

    As Visit Malaysia Year 2014 approaches, the bouquet of travelling audiences to Malaysia is expanding. Evidence to this expanse is the recent shoot of the popular comedy series “Chintu ban gaya Gentleman” which is currently underway in Malaysia. The series produced by Deepti deeptiBhatnagar Productions and aired on SAB TV, has set a new benchmark as the first Television series to be filmed at Malaysia.

    Speaking on this progressive development, Manoharan Periasamy, Director Tourism Malaysia, said, “. We are extremely delighted to see the Indian Television Industry moving eastwards, exploring the Malaysian geography for their episode sequences. This project initiation is in continuation to momentum set by the Bollywood, Tollywood and other film industries from India who are actively considering Malaysia as the ideal shooting location for their upcoming films.

    “To ensure Malaysia offers the best to the global film industry, we have initiated several projects within the country to facilitate production and post-production of films with state of art technology support. The launch of the Pinewood Studios at Johor is a move towards this effect”, he continued.

    The shoot schedule, beginning today, July 25th, will feature the lead character Chintu featuring at several exotic destinations in Malaysia. Over his journey within Malaysia, Chintu will be seen engaging in activities like, a coolie, a groom waiting outside St Paul Church in Melaka, a Trishaw cycle driver amongst many other hilarious roles creating a laughter riot for its audiences. The script has been created to ensure optimum interactions with the destinations featured, featuring the locations and the activities which the audience can undertake from a travelers perspective.

    Ms. Deepti Bhatnagar, promoter Deepti Bhatnagar Productions, pleased with the association spoke, “We are thankful to the entire Tourism Malaysia team for extending their courteous support towards our proposal to shoot episodes of “Chintu ban gaya Gentleman” in Malaysia. The growth of the comedy genre in India is driving innovations within production houses to enhance the appeal to their audiences.Having Malaysia as the backdrop for sensational comedy, will not only add freshness to the concept, but will scale value of “Chintu ban gaya Gentleman” as an innovative and progressive entertainment product.”

    Amidst shooting sequences tailored to tickle the funny bone of its audiences.  The Chintu ban gaya Gentleman team will travel to several popular tourist destination within Malaysia. Their travel itinerary will comprise of visits to:

    Kuala Lumpur

    Bukit Bintang / Shopping District, JalanAlor/ Street Food, Bangunan Abdul Samad, Lake Garden (bicycle ride), Birdpark, Aquaria KLCC, KL Tower, Sunway Lagoon Theme park and Extreme Park.

    Melaka

    St. Paul’s Church, Night market at Jonker street,  Stadthuys, Porta de Santiago (A’Famosa), Melaka Duck Tour, Taming Sari Tower, Flora de la Mar Maritime, Baba & Nyonya Museum

    Johor Baru

    Legoland, Hello Kitty world, The Little Big Club,LAT’s Palace, and Johor Premium Outlet

    “The aspirational levels for Malaysia as a tourism destination are huge amongst the Indian audience. We are confident that our audience will enjoy the interactions of Chintu with Malaysia and its dazzling beauty.As a production house, we are involved in a multitude of Comedy, Reality, Travel shows across several prominent TV Channels. We are optimistic of the audience response towards the Malaysia chapter of “Chintu ban gaya Gentleman” and are hopeful of continuing our relationship with Malaysia for our other projects as well.”Deepti continued.

    Recalling the recently announced association between Bollywood and Malaysia, Manoharan Periasamy said, “The hugely successful launch of the Visit Malaysia 2014, Bollywood Tourism Album “Tum Mile” jointly produced by Malaysia and India followed by the shoot of Chintu ban gaya Gentleman in Malaysia, is truly an inspiration for Tourism Malaysia. The past few years have seensubstantial growth ofIndian film projects being filmed in Malaysia. With the growing mindshare of Malaysia as an off-site shoot location within Indian Film Fraternity and we now feel confident of seeing many more Indian projects being filmed in Malaysia.”

     

    Source : Sachin Murdeshwar

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