Gandeevadhari Arjuna (2023)

Varun Tej as Arjun sits on a low concrete wall. Behind him is a city skyline on fire. He wears a black suit and is holding a gun.

Gandeevadhari Arjuna (2023) © Netflix

Director: Praveen Sattaru
Varun Tej, Sakshi Vaidya, Nassar, Vinay Rai, Vimala Raman
Production Company:
Cloud9 Studio, Film the Agency, Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra, Sukumar Writings
Kent Locations Used:
The Pines

Gandeevadhari Arjuna (2023) is an Indian Telugu-language film following Arjun Varma, an ex-RAW operative now tasked with protecting the Indian Minister of Environment and Climate Change, who has become the prime target for an assassination by his rival.

Directed by Praveen Sattaru (Chandamama Kathalu, Life Before Wedding), the film stars Varun Tej (Valmiki, Kanche) as Arjun Varma, Sakshi Vaidya (Agent) as Ira, Nassar (Baahubali: The Beginning, Fair Game) as Adityaraj Bahadur, Vinay Rai (Doctor, Etharkkum Thunindhavan) as Ranveer and Vimala Raman (Asvins (2023), Dam999) as Priya Bahadur.

The Pines in Maidstone doubles for Priya’s house in Wembley.

Situated in the village of Bearsted, The Pines is a 5-bedroom contemporary family home set in 1.5 acres of woodland.

Gandeevadhari Arjuna (2023) was released on Netflix on Sunday 24th September 2023.

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Couples Come Dine With Me (2014)


close up of a dinning table with striped chairs and wine glasses

Couples Come Dine With Me © Channel 4


Production company: ITV Studios, Shiver Productions

Kent Locations: Bearsted, Kings Hill, Maidstone

Channel 4’s popular show returns with a twist: in this series, couples work together to host the best dinner party for a cash prize!

Come Dine With Me started in 2005 and has proved very popular with audiences. In episode 10 of the new series, the show follows three West Kent couples, including married West End performers Millie and Andy, newlyweds Sam and Emma and dinner party fanatics Alex and Richard. Whose efforts will be judged victorious?

The production filmed the West Kent contestants in and around their homes in Kings Hill , Maidstone and Bearsted.

Maidstone lies on the River Medway and is the county town of Kent offering shopping areas and parks. It is close to many tourist attractions, such as Kent Life and Leeds Castle. Maidstone is also home to The Maidstone Studios which has hosted filming for TV productions such as Draw It .

Bearsted is a village near Maidstone and boasts shops, pubs and sports clubs in a countryside setting.

Kings Hill is a housing and business development built on an airfield site which was used in Channel 4’s Cape Wrath (2008).

Don’t miss the Kent episode which will air on Friday 18th July 2014 at 17:00 on Channel 4.


For more information about Kent’s Filming History please visit our Movie Map.