Movie making isn’t an easy job. And what’s even tougher? Deciding locations for Hindi film shooting. Mountains, greenery, flora and fauna, lakes act as the perfect backdrop for any song or scene. Don’t you think? Though there are countless beautiful locations in India with waterfalls, lakes, beaches, and small cities; what attracts filmmakers the most is hill stations! If you have been longing for vacation or a mere get-away from your packed hectic schedule, then we suggest you consider these 6 new Bollywood film shooting locations in India that will ignite your wanderlust. Let’s get started:
- Athirappilly Waterfalls, Kerala
S.S.Rajamouli’s magnum opus ‘Bahubali: The Beginning’ and ‘Bahubali: The Conclusion’ took the entire movie fraternity by a storm with tremendous performances of all actors and brilliant direction. Remember that epic waterfall scene from the movie? Well, who can forget it! That song was shot at Kerala’s Athirappilly Waterfalls which is a sight of enchanting beauty. It is now popular as Bahubali shooting place and we know why! Its natural magnificence and grandeur will leave you speechless! Numerous other Indian movies have also been shot at the same location, King Khan’s classic ‘Dil Se…’, and others.
If you wish to immerse yourself in nature then this ethereal place is meant for you!
- Jammu and Kashmir
If there is ‘Heaven on Earth’ then it’s Kashmir undoubtedly. For a very long time, Bollywood film sets have been developed at this heart-capturing place. Now because of the hill stations of Gulmarg, it has simply become synonymous with romance and love. You take into consideration any direction on the camera; the frame is visually appealing and engaging. Talking about popular movies shot here, well, there is ‘Haider’, Highway, Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani, Jab Tak Hai Jaan and the list is never-ending!According to reports, the shooting of Alia Bhatt’s upcoming movie ‘Raazi’ will be done here. We are excited to see!
3.Darjeeling, West Bengal
The scenic beauty of Darjeeling makes the directors visit this place again and again. Reason? You never get tired of its awestruck views. Located in West Bengal, this tea-centric town was once a mandatory film location for a majority of Bollywood movies. Bollywood films like Main Hoon Na, Barfi, Yaariyan and recently Jagga Jasoos were shot here. The tea plantations, toy train or Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, lakes and monasteries will mesmerize you to the core!
- Fort Aguada, Goa
Every youth must have once planned a Goa trip for sure! The idyllic beaches, breathtaking churches, and waterfalls have been the ultimate muse of Bollywood. Lately, Fort Aguada situated in North Goa has found a special place in Indian cinema. The iconic scenes from Dil Chahta Hai, Rangeela, Golmaal, Dhoom, and Honeymoon travels have been shot here. Goa is a mandatory film location for Rohit Shetty’s movies. Well, who doesn’t want to sit on dull bricks gazing the never-ending sea and limitless sky while the sun sets? A perfect insta-moment!
5.Ooty, Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu
The ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ has served as the backdrop for many hits like the ever-green ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ and ‘Hum Aapke Hai Kaun’, to name a few! The temperate climate remains pleasant throughout the year and makes it a perfect tourist destination. For a romantic getaway or a trip with your family, pack your bags and visit Ooty. You are going to fall in love with beautiful lakes, thriving flora and those big mountains. In one word description, it is spectacular!
- Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand
Bollywood celebrities usually have a ball while shooting for a film. Bollywood actresses get to wear designer dresses and most of all get to travel the world. We envy them for especially these two things!Talking of this particular one, located in the Pithoragarh District in the Himalayas, the town has successfully made its way to the upcoming movie ‘Sandeep Aur Pinky Farar’. Mother Nature has blessed this region with snow-capped mountains, waterfalls, valleys, flora and fauna which demands to be appreciated. It is already famous for trekking and hikes. So, people willing for some adventure along with some mind-boggling views, we insist you pay a visit!
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