Are you a die hard fan of Game of Thrones and think you know everything about it? Think again because what we are going to reveal now we are sure you knew nothing about it. GOT has fans all over the world and becoming highly popular but do you know that the popular fantasy drama that making the entire nation go crazy also has an India connection?
Yes, it has a very strong connection with Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar. Apart from the storyline which is all about who wins and who dies, the other things of the show that fascinate people are the props, costumes and much more. Wondering what the Lajpat Nagar connection is? The Game of Thrones costumes and tents, yeah, the same one that you watch on the show are actually manufactured in Lajpat Nagar. Yes, it is true! And why not India is the place of rich heritage and culture, the place of kings! And what could be the better place to find royal costumes and princely accessories!
A company named Rangrasons in Lajpat Nagar which exists since 1945, supplies military ceremonial uniforms as well as accouterments. And not only GoT, the company has contributed to films such as Avengers, Captain America, Gladiator, Prince of Persia, Kingdom of Heaven, Wrath of the Titans, etc.
And for more knowledge about your favorite serial GoT also has a connection with Dehradun and Noida. RS Windlass & Sons and Lord of Battles both operate from Dehradun, own a license to produce all the awesome GOT clothes – which includes Jon Snow’s black fur coat! The production house of GOT also sends out orders to Windlass & Son’s for their show, their collectors and for other re-enactment purposes.
The president of the Windlass group, Pradeep Windlass said, “The knife James Bond throws at the end in Skyfall was ours. Remember the sword Liam Neeson had in Batman Begins? That was ours too,”
By collaborating a textile mill in Noida, Windlass & Sons have made tons of replica costumes used in several Hollywood films like Gone with the Wind, Rome, Harry Potter and even Star Wars!
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