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Evergreen Bollywood films that will give you travel goals

Evergreen Bollywood films that will give you travel goals

Luvy Chhabra

Bollywood movies are colourful. Yes, the dark and intense cinema of filmmakers like Anurag Kashyap exists but as of now there still are movies where a song sequence is shot at an exotic foreign location like the mountains of Switzerland and streets of Europe. This was a trend set by one of biggest production houses Yash Raj.
The Indian film audience is one of the most affected audiences, they dream to live the films, as a result the beautiful locations shown in their favourite movie becomes their next travel destination. This gives a boost to the tourism industry of that particular country.
Even in today’s era films like Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara or Queen gave us some serious travel goals. Here is the list of some evergreen films which will inspire you to pack your bags.

1. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge
Directed by Aditya Chopra son of Yash Chopra starring King Khan is the longest running film on box office till now, presented Europe and London in such a youthful vibrant way that every 90s couple and Indian daddies wanted a first hand experience. There even is a poster of the film on Mt.Titlis!


2. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
ZNMD is a classic example of how entertainment business can control the trend especially amongst youngsters, directed by Zoya Akhtar the movie displayed Spain as the coolest place to visit for young travellers. The Film became a huge hit and later, Akhtar received a tourism award from Spain because of 80 percent rise in tourists from India !


3. Vaastav and Judaai (90s films)
Yes, believe it or not but Indian daddies were huge fan of Sanjay Dutt and Anil Kapoor back in time and they copied them just like you copy Tom Hardy now a days and these two dudes shot their romantic song sequences in the mountains of Switzerland, inspiringthe newly married lovebirds to go there for their honeymoon.

4. Tamasha
One of the most lovable film by the most lovable director Imtiaz Ali, this masterpiece went straight into audience’s hearts like an arrow and made them realise the importance to keep the inner child in them happy. This movie begins with a beautiful location Corsica which is a heavenly mix of islands, forests, coastal towns. Fans liked the friendship chemistry between protagonists so much that they all wanted to grab their best friend and head to Corsica.

5. Queen
Queen did full justice to its title ‘Queen’ where Rani (Kangana Ranaut) a homely girl decides to go on a honeymoon alone and explores Paris, meets new people and in the process finds herself. The film projected an image of Paris as a place where anyone from any background can have fun and enjoy beautiful locations.

6. Dil Dhadakne Do
Okay We know that it’s about locations and not things like sportscars but Hey! the journey is as beautiful as the destination, hence, go for a cruise, like Piggy Chops and family. 

Some Bollywood films which made particular places famous 

1. 3 Idiots
Right after the Release of the film in 2009 Ladakh and its famous Pongong lake has been a dream site to visit for Indians and Ladakh’s magic in the film was so compelling that directors of movie didn’t even glorify the location.

2. Dil Chahta Hai
The name of this film will be written in golden words when it comes to Hindi Cinema it gave a headstart to 2000s and projected the new generation of millennials with all the fresh essence to its cast, dialogue, direction screenplay and acting. The trip to Goa sequence was shot so beautifully that people believed that its no less than a foreign destination.

3. Rockstar
Kashmir is described as heaven among Indians and many of our grandparents and our parents have been there on their honeymoon. Ranbir Kapoor starrer ‘Rockstar’ once again inspired the youth to go there with their Jordan and Heer.

4. Highway
This film is all soul and will fulfil your wanderlust with all the adventure Veera Tripathi (Alia) had with Mahabir Bhati (Randeep Hooda). It gave travellers a new point of view to enjoy not only destination but a trip too by stopping at a water well or running with the herd of sheeps if you come across one.