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Mauritius is now a hot spot of Hollywood

Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth and his wife Kobita Ramdanee Jugnauth with the casting members of a Hollywood movie

Port Louis, July 8 (UITV): Mauritius has already received 8 requests for Hollywood movie shooting in the country. The Prime Minister of the country Pravind Jugnauth claimed the same on Friday at the launch of the first Hollywood film to be shot on Mauritian soil.



Regarding the cost of shooting Serenity, this one amounts to Rs 630 million. "The production of this film will cost over Rs 630 million and will create 80 jobs with the shooting crews," said Pravind Jugnauth.

Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth is giving his statement after the launch

The island country is  looking for more business from Hollywood in coming days. Mauritius is a country famous for its tourism and hotel industries but its has very much unique landscape for a romantic movie shoots. This is to be mentioned that, there are many Bollywood films has been shot in the African Island. Shah Rukh Khan’s famouse film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, 2001’s film Ajnabee and many more has been shot in Mauritius.


by Ujjainee Chakraborty