Innovative Film City Overview

This opulent marvel is situated off Bangalore -Mysore highway at Bidadi and is loaded with activities such as net cricket, kids boating, Go-karting, bull ride etc. 

There are around three refreshing water pools one of which is a wave pool. It is thronged with interesting activities and attractions such as Dino Park, Mirror Maze, Haunted Mansion, Tribal Museum, and many more.

Innovative Film City is an amusement park located in Bidali on Bangalore-Mysore highway. The innovative film city is an adventure that you’ll remember all your life. It is one of its kind Indian theme park that is replete with a myriad of fun activities for every age-group. 

Whether you want to go-kart with your buddies, spend quality time with your family or have a classy corporate get-together, Innovative Film city is the one-stop destination for all and more. IFC is packed with exciting rides and activities for kids that will make them jump in joy.

The Cartoon park in Innovative Film City will make your tiny balls of sunshine come alive with excitement. If you think IFC is just for kids and young adults, you would want to check out the Tribal Museum, the Big Boss tour, the sand beach and the Aqua Kingdom of IFC that will give you a spine-tingling experience.

The Innovative theme park is not just for entertainment and fun. You can also book a destination wedding and tie the knots in a mesmerizingly beautiful setting of IFC. You can also organise corporate events, meetings or small business rendezvous.

Innovative Film City also offers studios for pre-wedding photoshoot, family video, ads or short documentary films. IFC has a 3D photo gallery, 4D shows and a selfie gallery. Every second you spend in this marvellous place is a second lived fully. Do not miss this amazing place the next time you visit Silicon Valley.

How To Reach

From Bangalore Airport - 

The nearest airport to Innovative Film City is Kempegowda International Airport. It is about 77 km away from the park. From the airport, one can hire a cab or take an airport taxi to visit the place directly.

It will take about 2-3 hours. BMTC also provides shuttle bus service called “Vayu Vajra” to and fro the airport. There are buses leaving to Majestic bus stand every 30 minutes. From Majestic, direct buses are available to IFC.

Best Time To Visit

Bangalore enjoys a cold and pleasant climate all around the year. One can visit Innovative film city at any time of the year. However, visiting the park during festivals or any event happening in IFC will be the best. 

Your experience and fun at the park will be multiplied during these times. During summers, the water rides in the park become even more alluring, making them the top favourite activity for visitors.

The best time to visit the place during the day. It is advisable to reach early morning because it takes 4-5 hours to fully enjoy all the rides and fun games at the park.

Other Essential Information

Location: It is located near Birmangala cross, Bidali on Bangalore-Mysore highway.

Price: The price for standard rides lies between Rs. 800-900 per person. After 3 pm, the price for standard rides is Rs. 400. You’ll have to Rs.50-150 extra for rides like bungee-jumping, go-karting etc.

Timings: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Innovative Film City Events- 

1. Dussehra handicrafts and cultural fair are celebrated in IFC with great pomp and show. The Innovative Film City hosts several events filled with fun and frolic.

2. During Pongal, an ethnic village is set up in the IFC that hikes up the entertainment level. The whole park is awash in colours of festivities, and various traditional and cultural shows become part of celebrations.

3. The events are full of extravagant activities, shows and performances. Festivals like Diwali and Christmas bring frenzy and excitement along with them.

4. During Diwali, beautiful lightning illuminates the whole campus, and it is visible even from far away. On Christmas, the entire park is painted in Christmas theme.

Places to Eat at Innovative Film City- 

Food Court: The food court in IFC is always filled with scintillating aroma of food. It serves more than 15 varieties of food. It caters to diverse tastes of visitors. It’s menu features multi cuisines ranging from Continental food to traditional Indian delicacies.

Cafe Coffee Day: The small beverage outlet offers multiple options to travellers for drinks and light snacks. You can munch on a crispy cheese sandwich or have a delicious sip of Latte.

McDonald’s: McDonalds is known for its fingerlicking good burgers and crunchy french fries. It also serves combo meals for kids including burger, veg pockets and fries.

Pizza Corner: Who doesn’t love a sultry bite of cheese dripping pizza? The Pizza Corner has a variety of options for pizza lovers to choose from.

Places to visit near Innovative Film City-

1. Wonderla Amusement Park: Wonderla Amusement Park is about 10 km away from the Innovative Film City, and it takes a 20-minute drive to reach. Wonderla is a perfect place for spending a crazy weekend. It features over 60 adventurous rides for kids as well as adults. You will have the best times of your life at the Rain Disco. And do not forget to check out the adventures of Chikku. The most breathtaking rides of the park are Recoil and Korneto.

Not just that, the restaurants in Wonderla serve finger-licking good food from a variety of cuisines. Do not miss the taste of thrill at Wonderla.

2. Art of Living International centre: the Art of living is situated about 21 km away from the Innovative Film City.It is a spiritual enlightenment and yoga centre that is an ideal respite from the cacophony and stress of everyday life. 

It lies on top of the Panchagiri Hills. It is the place where you sit back and relax to shed the weariness off your soul and body. The environment provides reflection and rejuvenation to visitors. You can visit the place after a tiring day at Innovative Film City for a relaxation session.

3. Prani- The pet sanctuary: The sanctuary is home to a variety of pet animals like emu, cow, stallion, pony, donkey, rabbit and colourful birds. These little balls of happiness will surely brighten up your day.

A guide is available who will guide you through the place and tell you more about the animals. If you’re visiting the site with your kids, they will learn a lot about taking care of pets and will develop compassion towards them.

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Normal Timings:
10:00 AM to 07:17 PM
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Normal Timings:
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Point of Interest for Innovative Film City
Aqua Kingdom

Aqua Kingdom

Who doesn’t like to spend some quality time in a wave pool and have fun at the sandy beach? The Aqua Kingdom comes with excitement and thrill.

It features several water rides, slides and a kid’s play area. Dance floor with an inhouse DJ is cherry on top.

Cartoon City

Cartoon City

It is the kid’s heaven in Innovative Film City. The place boasts of multiple colourful themes that kids love. They get to have fun on rides based upon their favourite cartoons. The mass-favourite Star war themes sprinkle magic all over the place.

Haunted Mansion

Haunted Mansion

The spooky place is filled up with creepy skeletons, zombies and ghostly creatures. It is enough to give you a shiver down your spine.

Dino Park

Dino Park

Let’s put history on rewind and go back to thousands of years ago. Watch the humongous life-size creatures in all their glory. The park has some impressive dinosaurs that look incredibly realistic. Some of them include T-Rex skeleton and a 60 feet animatronics controlled dino.



IFC has safe and well-equipped tracks that will make your karting experience ten times better. Cover more and more laps for practice before you race in front of the public. Be ready for a thrilling ride with your kids and family.

Mini Golf

Mini Golf

It is an exciting game based on physics. Bask in fun and frolic with your loved ones while trying to get through the twelve holes by guiding the golf ball through a challenging course.

Fossil Hunt

Fossil Hunt

Imagine heading out for a discovery of years old things like reefs, lode, ore body and minerals that are important for miners. You can learn the extraction process by seeing for yourself. Kids are also gifted discount coupons and free tickets for every discovery.

Adventure sports

Adventure sports

IFC features a series of adventure sports triggering an adrenaline rush. Some of them include bungee-jumping, net cricket, dirt bike, bull riding and archery. Get ready for a power-packed day with your friends.

Big Boss Tour

Big Boss Tour

Sprawling on an area of 18000 square feet, the sets of the famous reality show Big Boss Kannada season 4 are a fun experience. You will see snaps of various memorable moments from the show and the journey of the contestants.

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Innovative Film City FAQs

Who is the owner of Innovative Film City, Bangalore?

The owner of Innovative Film City is Mr Saravana Prasad. He started IFC in 2008. He was recently arrested in a case of fraud. He was alleged to have duped the common people of a whopping sum of Rs. 2 crores.

 However, his idea became a joy for millions of people that come to IFC every year.

How do you get Innovative Film City?

The Innovative Film City is approximately 40 km away from Bangalore. One can reach Innovative Film City by taking a cab or by personal vehicles. Direct buses are also available from Majestic BMTC Bus stop(226M and 226N) to Innovative film city. You can easily g auto from Bidadi or Toyota Cross that will take you to Innovative Film City.

If you want to travel by train, the nearest railway station in Bidadi would be most convenient. From Bangalore airport, regular cabs and taxi service is available to reach Innovative Film city.

Is food allowed in Innovative Film City?

No, outside food is not allowed in the Innovative Film City. This rule is in effect to avoid littering and maintain hygiene standards in the place. However, food will not be an issue inside the marvellous park. Many food counters are serving multi-cuisine food that caters to all tastes. Various food outlets like McDonalds, Café Coffee Day and Pizza Corner are open to the public which serve delicious food.

The inhouse food court in IFC serves more than 15 varieties of dishes. It includes recipes from India as well as different parts of the world. A dining experience at Innovative Film City will leave you with tantalising taste buds.

Is photography allowed in Innovative film city?

Yes, photography is allowed in Innovative Film City. You will have to pay a still camera fee of Rs. 100 along with entry fee. IFC also has studios for a pre-wedding shoot and a selfie gallery. However, professional cameras are not allowed inside the park. But you will be so occupied having fun at the park that pictures wouldn’t be your top priority.

Photography fans would be delighted to know that IFA(Innovative Film Academy) offer great opportunities for learning video editing, shooting, directing and acting.

Innovative Film City Reviews

Ranjit Kakkar
Reviewed: 21 Jan 2020
A place not to be missed while the tour to Bangalore city. The Innovative Film City Bangalore was in our bucket list for a very long time, especially for Jurassic Park and the film set of it. We didn’t realize where the day went.

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