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Top 10 Reasons to Film with a Camera Crew in Dhaka

At Beverly Boy Productions, our clients come to us when they need to book a camera crew in Dhaka because they know we provide top-notch crews no matter where you are. If you want to film in this historic and beautiful location, give us a call! We can help you narrow down all the reasons to film here and all the reasons you need to hire a film crew to help you.

  1. Lalbagh Fort

Opened in 1678, Lalbagh Fort is an incomplete Mughal fort complex that was commissioned by former emperor Mughal Subahdar Muhammad Azam Shah. Today, it holds incredible art, artifacts, and other antiques that tell the stories in this area, and if you want to capture some of that, hire a cameraman and take some shots!

  1. Ashan Manzil

Ahsan Manzil was the official presidential palace and seat of the Emperor of Dhaka. Construction was started in 1859, completed in 1872, and still stands today as a museum. It was constructed in the Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture with domes and a gorgeous pink facade. If you want some iconic architecture in your film, go here.

  1. Dhakeshwari Temple

For history that you can’t find anywhere else, grab a camera crew in Dhaka and film the Dhakeshwari National Temple- a Hindu temple built in the 12th Century that is now owned by the state and is Bangladesh’s ‘National Temple’.

  1. Bahadur Shah Park

When you need a film crew in Dhaka to film some interviews in a quiet area, head over to Bahadur Shah Park. This park, built in 1858, has memorials, greenspace, and beautiful places to film interviews and add to your production.

  1. New Market

    Located at the center of Dhaka, this shopping market was opened in the 1950s and you can buy just about anything here. You can also film the crowds, and your video production in Dhaka will really show off some of the culture and day to day lives of the people in this city.

  2. The Rose Garden Palace

Many places in Dhaka consist of incredible temples, mosques, and palaces, and The Rose Garden Palace is no exception to adding to the beauty of this city. This mansion and garden was built in the late 19th century and in the 1940s, it was the birthplace of the liberal and social democrat uprising, so it has a large significance to the political stage of this city.

  1. Permits

To film in Dhaka, you must have a Journalist Visa and you cannot film restricted areas. National parks require special permission and permits for filming. If you want to be sure that you have the correct permits and documents for filming, find a camera crew in Dhaka to help you fill out the paperwork you need.

  1. Food

Food is a necessity, but where you get it is up to you. You are in a wonderful location for fine dining and even for grabbing quick food at street carts. Whatever you want, you can find something that hits the spot in Dhaka.
A. If you want simple, elegant, and affordable food, Oh! Calcutta serves British and continental dishes, but it does serve Bengali and Nawabi options. Try the prawns cooked in a creamy coconut sauce or local fish marinated in mustard and chillies and steamed in a banana leaf.
B. Le Soufflé. Try some French food in Dhaka at Le Soufflé. You can get a luxurious experience with the freshest ingredients that create a lavish, contemporary menu. Try the roasted plump duck breast, warm truffle potato salad, and homemade croustade pastry with caramelized apples.
C. The 8. The 8 serves pan-Asian cuisine in a high-end restaurant. The menu is bold, creative, contemporary and has a great Thai twist. Try the steamed red snapper with lime, basil and chillies.

  1. Climate

Dhaka has a tropical, wet and dry climate with frequent monsoons. Cold weather is unusual in Dhaka, though, but the rain can dampen your filming dates, so hire a videographer who can help you map out your filming dates based on the weather you need.

  1. History

The history of Dhaka begins long ago, as it is one of the oldest cities in Bangladesh, starting from the 7th century CE. The Sena dynasty took control of the region in the 9th century CE, and then it was ruled by the Turkic and Afghan governors after that. The Mughals came in 1608 and then the British ruled the region for over 150 years until the independence of India. So, it has a varied history with many different cultures that have made it a thriving and fantastic city for doing business, filming, and touring. Even if you only have a short amount of time in the city, you can hire a camera crew for a day and get some amazing footage for your film.

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