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Indian Locations Which Were Captured In Hollywood Movies

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Remember all these times, when you were taken aback by the Hollywood frames that used famous places in India to shoot their movies. You couldn’t help but think this place belongs to my city or my country. Well, there are high chances that you might have guessed it right. The beauty of India couldn’t keep Hollywood away from our land. That is why you can every now and then spot famous Hollywood movies being shot in India. Keep your eyes open, as it may help you meet your favorite Hollywood star next time.

1.Eat, Pray, Love

Indian Locations Which Were Captured In Hollywood Movies-1 Eat, Pray and Love is an inspirational story of a woman who sets out on a tour to different parts of the world- Italy, India, and Indonesia to eat, pray and love respectively. The novel is based on the true story of Elizabeth Gilbert’s novel of the same name. Since living in India was a turning point in her life, a huge part of the movie has been shot in Delhi and Pataudi to showcase her spiritual journey in India.

2. Mission Impossible 4: Ghost Protocol

Indian Locations Which Were Captured In Hollywood Movies-2 We already know too well about this one. Not only Anil Kapoor played a part in the famous Hollywood flick, but captivated by the India’s beauty, Brad Bird’s the director of the movie couldn’t help but capture the India in his frames. The climax of the movie has been shot in Bora Bazaar, Mumbai and other parts of it are also shot in Bengaluru.

3. The Darjeeling Limited

Indian Locations Which Were Captured In Hollywood Movies-3 The story of three brothers who sets out for an unforgettable journey to find their true-self has been appreciated worldwide for its inspirational story. When it comes to spiritual detour, you simply cannot separate India from self-discovery. The parts of the movie are shot amidst the majestic fortresses of Udaipur and Rajasthan capturing the grandeur of Indian architecture. The sand dunes of Osian are also beautifully shown in the frames of the movie.

4. Jobs

Indian Locations Which Were Captured In Hollywood Movies-4 India has played a major part in the life of Steve Jobs. When a movie was made on his life, Hollywood necessarily had to put his voyage to India in 1974. The movie is based on the life of Steve Jobs when he came for a trek in his teenage in the mighty Himalayas. During his journey, they say, that he was inspired to set up the company that would change the digital world forever. The parts of the movie have been shot in the Hare Krishna temple (ISKCON), Delhi and Vrindavan.

5. A mighty heart

Indian Locations Which Were Captured In Hollywood Movies-5 The Angelina Jolie’s famous flick revolves around the story of a woman whose husband, a famous Wall Street journalist was killed by Al- Qaida. The movie was first meant to shot in Karachi in Pakistan, but due to safety issues, they had to capture the parts of India into their frames. Parts of the movie are shot in Pune and Mumbai.

6. The Dark Knight Rises

Indian Locations Which Were Captured In Hollywood Movies-6 If you are a Batman fan, then this wouldn’t come up as a surprise for you. Yes, you guessed it right, the famous scene where Christopher Nolan escapes from jail, has been entirely shot in Jodhpur with the beauty of Mehrangarh fort in the backdrop. Who would have thought the famous Indian fort would be a part of Superhero flick?

7. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Indian Locations Which Were Captured In Hollywood Movies-7 With different ambitions in their life, seven British tourists set out on a voyage to India after their retirement to fulfill their ambitions. The movie has been entirely shot in India. The Rawla Khempur, a hotel in village Khempur which is located few miles away from Udaipur is the main site where the movie was shot in India. Wouldn’t it be amazing to stay in the same hotel where the famous Hollywood stars rested in India?

8. Slumdog Millionaire

Indian Locations Which Were Captured In Hollywood Movies-8 The movie was highly criticized for showcasing the negative images of India. This Oscar-winning movie is entirely based on a life of a poor Indian boy and his search for true love. Not only the movie contains all the Indian-origin stars, but the entire movie has been shot in the slums of Mumbai. From the tough life of slums in India to the life-changing event on “Kaun Banega Crorepati?” this movie had all the elements to land it up with the handful of Oscars.

9. Life of Pi

Indian Locations Which Were Captured In Hollywood Movies-9 Only a few parts of the movie were shot on land, and it is no surprise that Ang Lee, chose some of the most exotic locations in India to beautify his frames. Featuring Irrfan Khan, the parts of the movie are shot in tranquil streets of Kerala and Pondicherry. The plot of the story also revolves around the Indian family.

10. Outsourced

Indian Locations Which Were Captured In Hollywood Movies-10 What happens when an American is outsourced to India and ends up falling in love with an Indian girl? A light romantic comedy of a man who is sent to India to run a call center, the movie showcases the clash of two cultures and lifestyles of two countries. The parts of the movie have been shot in Mumbai, Goa and South India rightly depicting the BPO culture in India.

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