Bollywood movies are always in the limelight for various reasons whether it is the cinema itself or the locations they are shot at.
Delhi is also known as “Dil Walon Ki Nagri” has become a favourite destination for filmmakers because of its rich cultural heritage and partly because it’s also the capital of India. Delhi has seen many high and lows over past decades. It has seen many pioneering rulers who fought and wrote their name in the books of history and some were ruined badly on this land. Filmmaking is an art of showing reality to the public and for this reason, many Bollywood movies have been shot in Delhi.
Here is the list of Bollywood movies that were shot in Delhi over the last decade:
Shab was a Bollywood movie directed by Onir which stars Raveena Tandon, Ashish Bisht and Arpita Chatterjee. The storyline of the movie is set against the scrim of the glamour of Delhi’s fashion circuit. Most parts of the movie are shot in Cannaught place, Hauz Khas, Paharganj, Vasant Kunj and Malviya Nagar.
2. Vicky Donor
One of the best Bollywood movie starring Ayushmann Khurana as a sperm donor which become a huge hit. In the movie, Khurana resides in Lajpat Nagar and the sperm clinic and bank are situated in Darya Ganj. Both the localities are the famous commercial hubs of Delhi.
3. Bajrangi Bhaijaan
It was a Bollywood movie which was the biggest hit of Hindi cinema in the year 2015 directed by Kabir Khan starring Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and the cute little girl Harshaali Malhotra. This movie has beautifully captured Old Delhi area and its famous cuisines.
Queen is the movie which is best known for the amazing performance showcased by Kangana Ranaut which also made her won a National Award. In the movie, Kangana plays the role of traditional Punjabi girl who resides in Rajouri Garden, who was ditched by her fiancé on the wedding day. The major scenes of the movie are mainly shot in Delhi.
This Bollywood movie took the Indian Film Industry by storm by breaking all records by becoming the third highest gross Indian film of all time. PK is another masterpiece movie of Aamir Khan directed by Rajkumar Hirani. The movie had few shots in Delhi which include the famous Chandni Chowk area.
Rockstar is a Bollywood movie that was the most important movie of Ranbir Kapoor’s acting career. Most of the people believe that the songs made this movie a hit otherwise there was no storyline. But one cannot deny the amazing sequences shot beautifully in Delhi. This movie was shot across different parts of Delhi which include Connaught Place, Greater Kailash and College campuses of Hindu, St. Stephens and Shri Ram College of Commerce. And lastly, an amazing sequence for the song Kun Faya Kun was shot at Nizamuddin Dargah.
So, these were the few big Bollywood movies that were shot in Delhi. And one cannot deny that these scenes were shot amazingly.