When you talk about Canada, the major cities that come to the mind are Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, but neither of these cities is the capital of Canada. Ottawa, the capital cit of Canada is a clean, cleverly planned centre of culture and politics in Canada.
In terms of filming, lot of movies ad TV shows get filmed in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, but not much in Ottawa.
I guess that was the reason that the Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and his delegates were in Mumbai to catch-up with the big production houses of Bollywood. The delegate were in Mumbai to market Ottawa as a filming location, and they even visited Yash Raj Films studio (among the biggest in Bollywood).
QEW Films Inc. signed a deal with Anmol Pictures to co-produce a Bollywood film The Betel Nut Warriors, that will be shot mostly in the city of Ottawa.
Great to promote Ottawa as filming location for Bollywood movies with our delegation at Yash Raj Films @yrf @iamsrk pic.twitter.com/rzE11db9gu
— Jim Watson (@JimWatsonOttawa) April 20, 2016
Wondering why Ottawa is the capital city when you have cities like Toronto & Montreal? Check this out!
Queen Victoria herself was asked to choose a capital for the province of Canada, which at that time consisted of the two colonies of Quebec and Ontario, and there’s a story that she simply stuck a hatpin into a map, between Toronto and Montreal. Read more…
Major attractions include the architecturally stunning National Gallery of Canada, the Canadian Nature Museum and the National Aviation Museum. Rideau Canal offers boating in summer and ice-skating in the winter. Gatineau Park attracts cyclists and walkers, while Byward Market blends old and new Ottawa.