24 Jan 2020-|Mumbai

Study Visit to ND Studios, Khalapur

As a part of the Set Design Elective, about forty pre-final year students of both, architecture and interior design visited ND Studios, a film and television production studio located off Karjat Road, Khalapur, about sixty kilometers to the North of Mumbai.

Established in 2005, it is co-owned by Nitin Chandrakant Desai and Reliance Entertainment. Apart from films, it is also the location for the reality TV show, Bigg Boss, hosted by Salman Khan. The Studio is spread over 52 acres (2,10,000 sqm) and has indoor as well as outdoor shooting options. The studio also offers various services like Art Work, Production, Post-Production, Set Design, and Set Production.

During the course of the visit, the students could witness the various methods of putting up sets. They also got a firsthand feel of the different materials with which professional sets are made. Lighting effects and their use in enhancing sets was also integrated into the visit.