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Hindustan Photo Film

Near Ooty-Mysore Road | 5 Km From Ooty Railway Station, Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
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Manufacturing film products

The Hindustan Photo Films is not your usual fascinating tourist spot in Ooty but in fact is an... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
akhilchandu
via mobile
Past glory

HPF was one of the major factories in Ooty in the past. It was also a major employer in the... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Balasubramanian S
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Near Ooty-Mysore Road | 5 Km From Ooty Railway Station, Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

The Hindustan Photo Films is not your usual fascinating tourist spot in Ooty but in fact is an industrial unit situated at a distance of about 5 Kilometers from the popular Ooty Railway Station. The Hindustan Photo Films covers an area of 300 acres and...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2017

HPF was one of the major factories in Ooty in the past. It was also a major employer in the Nilgiris. Manufactured roll films for photos and the film industry , the setback back after digitalisation of photography films did not sell , they stopped...More

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Reviewed July 7, 2017

One of the oldest photo film manufacturing stands tall showing the past memories. Featured in some of the hindi movies

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Reviewed June 25, 2017

The plant produces various types of Indu roll films that are helpful in taking photographs.The unit also specialises in producing the best quality Indu X-ray films.Tourists visit this firm to catch glimpse of the entire production process.

Thank khan25kareena
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Reviewed May 12, 2017

This factory is actually surrounded with controversies (long story) and there is no way to enter it for tourist. They were famous for the manufacturing photo film in the era before digital photography became the norm of life. It can be seen on the way...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2017

Our guide showed us the entrance of Hindustan Photo Films Mfg co ltd, this company makes the films for movies. Entry is prohibited for tourists. Opposite to this place, some movie shooting point is there, which is very well known spot for Indian movies.

Thank Nataraj_Chennai
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Remember the black and white film era...Here it was...All the action and more.. Must have been a thriving place before the assault of digital camera and smartphones...looks like a 70s place where time stands still...visited the place twice - once on way to Pykara Lake...More

Thank HwenTsang
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Reviewed May 19, 2016

We were disappointed to see the closed gates of this film factory. We enquired and found that this factory has been closed due to environmental reasons, issues and will not reopen. Please do not plan any visit if you are interested to go thru' this...More

Thank BALASHOTELREVIEW
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Reviewed April 30, 2016

A public limited company which did very well for a few decades, but has now been declared sick and is almost shut. The Indu Nagar surrounding the factory gives an idea of how life flourished in the past. The current situation is pathetic. Nice location...More

Thank AnuVin
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Reviewed January 26, 2016

This is getting closed is what has been told to me by the locals, the location of this place is nice. This is the place where old film reels were manufactured. Must visit place- atleast from outside.

Thank Ameyakarambe
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