Hindustan Photo Film, Ooty
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Hindustan Photo Film

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Rank 28
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Hindustan Photo Film
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5.8/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 2 Reviews

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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  2-3hrs
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  • Camera/Video allowed
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2 traveller reviews for Hindustan Photo Film

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Sathish Kumar
  • Sathish Kumar
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 13 Reviews

"View only from outside"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted 6 months ago
Good to know Central Government owned it and that film reels and CDs are made from there. But, the view is only from the outside. More
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Swamynaidu Nv
  • Swamynaidu Nv
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 7 Reviews

"Cinema at its best."

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted 8 months ago
You can find many movie locations and good to see this place and it's a photographic place. You can enjoy with your camera. More
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About Hindustan Photo Film

    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets

Hindustan Photo Film or HPF is a public sector enterprise and the chief industrial unit of the district. It is situated around 5 km from Ooty railway station and covers a wide spread area of 300 acres. This plant is situated close to the Ooty-Mysore road and the golf links. Tourists visit this firm to catch glimpse of the entire production process.

In January, 1967, this industrial plant was officially inaugurated by the then Prime Minister of India, Mrs. Indira Gandhi. Currently, the plant produces various types of Indu roll films that are helpful in taking photographs. The unit also produces Indu bromide papers that are used for printing the photographs. This unit also specialises in producing the best quality Indu X-ray films.

In addition, industrial X-ray film, Induaerographic for defence and geological mapping, CAT film and oscilloscope direct print papers are produced in this unit. Laser recording film, photo typesetting paper, chemicals for film processing and special film for space photography can also be found here.

This company is equipped with the latest technology for manufacturing graphic arts, medical X-ray and black & white products, conforming to the international quality standards.


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