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The Ramoji Film City hosts on average four thousands people a day. Tourists are attracted to visit the sets of their favorite movies and spend a day in a huge amusement park. *** General Caption *** The Telugu film industry is the second biggest film industry (sometimes called Tollywood) based in Hyderabad. Telugu is the second largest spoken language in India. After Bollywood, more movies are produced here every year, in Telugu as in any other language. The Ramoji Film City, founded by Cherukuri Ramoji Rao, better known as Ramoji Rao, an Indian businessman and media entrepreneur, also has what is claimed to be the largest film studio in the world. The Film City, opened in 1996, spread over 2,000 acres of land studded with hills, vales and lakes, has few parallels as both a tourist attraction and major film-making facility. The city encompasses massive buildings, gardens and other sets suitable for filming movies. Inside the city are complete facilities for pre-production, production and post-production work on movies. In addition, there are theme parks, rides and other attractions, opportunities for shopping and dining. There are three hotels inside the city catering to various budgets and travelers can easily spend a weekend or more with their families and not tire of the place. The Indians of Andhra Pradesh, indeed, show an uncommon passion for the movies and theatres are rarely empty. Telugu film industry is not hit by recession. For many, films are a part of their culture. Despite the fact that ticket rates have gone up, people are still flocking theatres and often the Indians of Andhra Pradesh go to the theatre three times or more a weeks. Perhaps, as somebody said, they try to escape from reality.