It might be the most ordinary of locations, but put it in a Bollywood movie and it will turn into a tourist spot overnight. That’s what happened to these 13 places in India. Some of them were totally unknown, others were already famous in their own right but after being included in iconic Bollywood scenes, their fame has increased tenfolds. Here they are:
1) Rohtang Paas, Himachal Pradesh
It is located at a high altitude of about 51 km from Manali. It has been one of the favorite locations for shooting movies. Movies like, Jab We Met, Dev D, and Highway have been shot here and they have beautifully captured this place. They have in fact eternalised the raw and snow clad stretches. If you are a biker, you would love these stretches.
2) Fort Aguada, Goa
Goa has a lot to offer, be it, tranquil beaches, stunning churches, and breath-taking waterfalls. This was quite popular in Bollywood and in fact t is still popular. Fort Aguada has been a vital part of a lot of iconic scenes. Movies like Rangeela, DilChahtaHai, Golmaal, Dhoom and Honeymoon Travels have been shot here. The beautiful beaches and the amazing views have forced the Bollywood fraternity to capture its beauty.
3) Udaipur Palace, Rajasthan
Remember, Ye Jawani Ha Deewani and Ram Leela? Of course you, right? Bollywood always looks for unexplored destinations. And a place like Udaipur is not just beautiful, but it also radiates royalty. Whether it’s a destination wedding or spending a long weekend, we can’t just stop finding new reasons to take a plunge in the royalty of Udaipur.
4) Munnar Tea Plantations, Kerala
Bollywood has helped everyone look at Kerela from a different perspective. Do you remember Deepika Padukone running around in her Kanjeewaram silk saree? The tree plantation where Shahrukh was chasing Deepika was in Munnar. Munnar was also shown in Nishabd and Life of Pi, as well. So, gear p and explore this beauty of South.
Hadimba Mandir, Manali
Manali once was a famous spot for the filmmakers because of its beauty. Peaks, trees, and rivers make everything look so magical. Movies like, ‘Aap Ki Kasam’, ‘Heena’, ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ . Because of all this Hadimba Mandir became a must-visit for every tourist.
Misha has a passion for traveling and dancing. She is a movie buff and enjoys eating, shopping, reading (only SELECTIVE reading) and a bit of writing too. Professor by profession, she never forgets to carry one thing to work or wherever she goes…and that’s her smile..