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23rd James Bond film to shoot near Dudhsagar waterfall

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Published: Monday, September 5, 2011, 15:44 [IST]

The shooting of 23rd James Bond film in India has created lot of buzz in the media. The latest we hear is that Daniel Craig starrer movie will be shot in the picturesque Dudhsagar waterfall, which is situated on the Goa-Karnataka border and 60 km from Panaji. Sources claim that the falls is one of the few locations in India selected for a train sequence to be shot for the 23rd James Bond movie.

According to sources, recce of the spot has already been done and the South-Western Railway, which operates train services from near the waterfall, has also given its approval. But some issues related to shooting are yet to be sorted out. "Height is an issue. For the sequence, they require a particular height, which is not there near this spot. But they have still listed this place," the PTI quotes a source telling.

Meanwhile, the movie bosses are yet to apply for the permission from the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), a nodal agency, which gives permission for film shooting in Goa. They need to send "As and when we receive the application, we will consider it," ESG Chief Executive Officer Manoj Srivastava told the PTI.

However, The 23rd Bond film, which is slated to release on 9 November 2012, is directed by Sam Mendes. According to sources, a few places in Bangalore, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad have also been short-listed for the shooting of the train sequence. Indian Railway Ministry has already given its approval for the shooting of the sequence.

Topics: daniel craig, james bond, sam mendes
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