7 Bollywood movies which gave us travel goals

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Published by Ananya on 02 Jun 2021

A vast majority of Indians want to visit other nations. We are captivated by foreign places and long to see them. It’s unfortunate, but true, that we don’t appreciate our country’s grandeur. India is one of the best locations for tourists to visit and there are many lovely sites in India to visit if you are seeking for them.

Many Bollywood films have utilized shots from some of India’s most picturesque locations. Bollywood films have brought to light some of India’s most attractive places, resulting in a surge in tourist numbers. It can be argued that Bollywood has been influential in displaying the beauty of India; just have a look at a few of the Bollywood films that showcase stunning sites from India.

Yeh jawaani hai dewaani

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When Ranbir Kapoor’s character, Kabir, and Deepika Padukone’s character, Naina, were seen strolling about a Temple during their trip to Manali, it was the ancient Hadimba Devi Temple, which we got to witness in the shot. Hadimba Devi Temple, is located in Manali, a hill station in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is an ancient cave temple dedicated to Hadimbi Devi, the wife of Bhima, a character in the Indian epic Mahabharata.

3 Idiots

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Remember the part in the film 3 Idiots where the three closest buddies from college reunite? Of course, anybody who has seen the film will remember the scene that takes place beside a lake at the climax. That was the Pangong Lake in Ladakh, by the way. It is one of the world’s highest altitude lakes, filled with saline water. It is situated at an elevation of 4350 metres above sea level. Pangong Tso is well-known for its ability to change colours. Its colour transitions from blue to green to red.

Ram-Leela

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Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, a romantic film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and starring Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, included some stunning vistas from Udaipur Palace which is located in the Indian state of Rajasthan, in the city of Udaipur.

Dil Chahta Hai

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Though Goa is also mostly known for its beaches, Chapora Fort and Fort Aguada are also one of the most popular tourist destinations. A shot of Chapora Fort and Fort Aguada was included in one of the Bollywood’s most liked films that lead to to the increase of visitors at the place. If you are travelling Goa, you must visit these forts.

Veer Zaara

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People were brought to tears by the film’s last sequence, which took place at the Wagah border, when troops opened the border gates for Shahrukh aka Veer and Preity Zinta aka Zaara’s reunion, as well as Veer’s return to his native land. Wagah is located 600 metres west of the border on India’s historical Grand Trunk Road, which connects Lahore and Amritsar.

Mere Brother Ki Dulhan

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We saw the majestic Taj Mahal in Mere Brother Ki Dulhan where Imran Khan and Katrina Kaif danced in front of it dressed as Shah Jahan and Mumtaz. The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble monument on the southern bank of the Yamuna River in Agra, India.

Bajirao Mastani

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Deepika Padukone’s amazing dance at a magnificent Fort in the song Deewani Mastani in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani took everyone by surprise. The fort which was in the song was Amer Fort, also known as Amber Fort, located in Amer, Rajasthan, India.

Aren’t these places worth visiting? Why should we travel somewhere else when we have such enthralling places just here at home? Thank you, Bollywood, for introducing us to such sites and reminding us of the beauty that exists in our nation.

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