ND Studios

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ND Studios
Industryfilm production, television production
FoundersNitin Chandrakant Desai
Key people
Nitin Chandrakant Desai
OwnersNitin Chandrakant Desai
Websitewww.ndsfmworld.com www.nitindesaiartworld.com

ND Studios is a film and television production studio located in Karjat, Maharashtra a north suburb of Mumbai. Established in 2005, it is owned by Nitin Chandrakant Desai .[1][2] Apart from films, it is also the location reality TV series, Bigg Boss hosted by Salman Khan.[3][4]

Over the years, it has also become a popular tourist destination, as it is a 90-minute drive from Mumbai, Maharashtra.[5]


A part of the now-ageing Jodhaa Akbar sets at ND Studios - Akbar's Fort's entry.

The Studio is spread over 52 acres (210,000 m2) and was opened in 2005 and offers indoor as well as outdoor shooting options. The Studio is privately owned by production designer Nitin Chandrakant Desai .[6][7]

In 2008, US-based movie studio 20th Century Fox signed a 10-year deal to hire four floors at ND Studios.[2]

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Music videos

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  2. ^ a b "Finally, a Hollywood movie made in India". Mint. 26 April 2008. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  3. ^ "What the Bigg Boss house is going to be like this season". Rediff.com Movies. 30 September 2011. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Shweta gets b'day suprise [sic] on Bigg Boss". MiD DAY. 5 October 2010. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  5. ^ "Bollywood Studios". Bollywood tourism. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  6. ^ "About BIG ND Studio". BIG ND Studio. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  7. ^ "Hollywood productions to be filmed at ND studios". Economic Times. 28 April 2008. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  8. ^ "Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "ND Studios, Karjat, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India"". IMDb. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  9. ^ "'Hum Aapke Hain Koun' crew celebrate film's 20th anniversary". The Hindu. 5 August 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  10. ^ "First look of much-awaited TV serial 'Chakravartin Ashok Samrat' launched". 29 January 2015. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  11. ^ "PHOTOS: Know all about the set of serial 'Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat' designed by Omung Kumar". daily.bhaskar.com. 4 February 2015. Retrieved 14 June 2015.

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