The local film industry, which started in 1998, has hit the headlines internationally. Youngsters belonging to several play group had this innovative idea and the first film they made was the re-make of India's all time hit, Sholay. The movie was re-made with the budget of merely Rs 40,000 with local accent and raised this town's issues.
The Canada Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) had sent a five-member team led by Jacqueline Corkery recently to Malegaon as part of their project entitled as “India Reborn”. "Malegaon ka Superman", was awarded the Best Documentary at Asiatica film mediale, Italy’s biggest event dedicated to Asian films, towards the end of 2009.