The state served as the backdrop of films like ‘Newton’, which was India’s official entry at the Oscars. Carved out of Madhya Pradesh in 2000, Chhattisgarh has a vast tribal area with unmatched natural beauty. The state government has recently constituted Chhattisgarh Film Development Corporation to facilitate making of films in regional languages as well as those spoken across the state. The state has a unique topography, virgin forests and is rich in folk art forms. The state has some of the best locations in the counrty like Chitrakote Waterfall, Kanger Valley National Park, Pamed Sanctuary, Bhoramdeo Sanctuary, Kailash Caves, Achanakmar Tiger Reserve, among others. Chhattisgarh also has a prominent tradition of folk theatre with Naacha Gammat, Bhatranaat and Bharthari being well-known.
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Moris Nandy, Director, Chhattisgarh Tourism Board