Over several years, Bollywood movies have been successful in depicting the beauty of various parts of the world and giving us Indians some amazing destination options for our holidays. Here’s a list of some of those movies,that have given us some serious travelling goals.
- Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Think of a travel oriented Bollywood movie and ZNMD is the first one that comes to our mind. The movie captured some beautiful locations of Spain, together with the experiences of scuba diving,Tomatina festival,skydiving and Pamplona bull run.
- Dil Chahta Hai
This movie gave some real travelling goals to the young generation. The credit for making Goa a popular holiday destination,that too via a road journey,for a young bunch of friends goes to this movie.
- Ye Jawani Hai Diwani
The movie captures the snow clad peaks
of the Himalayas and beautiful
monuments and palaces of Rajasthan. YJHD surely gave way to many bag packers trip for trekking into the Himalayas and destination weddings in Udaipur.
Tamaasha beautifully pictured the city of Corsica and presented another dream destination for the Indian audience. Corsica,an island of superlatives, a mountain jewel in France has been depicted amazingly in the movie.
As the protagonists set out on a road journey from Delhi to Kolkata,the movie creates a strong zest among the viewers to immediately go on a road trip. Detour Varanasi, the movie shows how mesmerizing the ghats appear at night. Moreover the journey song is an icing on the cake.
- Jab We Met
The movie has depicted both train and road journey in a beautiful way. The cities of Ratlam, Kota,Bhatinda, Manali and Shimla being the stoppages in the journey, have been cleverly used to show the different stages of the movie.
The movie that gave the motto of ‘travel solo’ to the Indian audience, especially women. It clearly showed how travelling solo helps you discover different aspects of yourself and the world around,and that no matter how difficult situations are,we somehow learn to survive.
Highway shows how travelling through the valleys of Himachal and Kashmir helps the female protagonist discover that aspect of life,which she was unaware of while in her posh lifestyle. The essence of travelling has been nicely portrayed by the movie.
- Chennai Express
Right from the mesmerizing Dudhsagar Falls to the beautiful landscape of Munnar, Chennai Express has depicted the beauty of countryside in a totally amazing way. Also it shows the road journey to Rameshwaram, which creates a want in the viewers to visit the place.
- 3 Idiots
While the whole movie has beautifully depicted the different parts of India through road journey, the climax scene stands as a hands down winner above all. Shot with the Pangong lake as the background, it has flaunted the scenic beauty of Ladakh.
Shreya Srivastava | Content Writer | DU Times