Delhi the capital of India has played an iconic role in many Bollywood films. There is a lot to see in the capital which we have only seen on the screen. Apart from the places you have visited, filmmakers are constantly searching for new places in the capital to captivate the audience. Sometimes even a simple place does an extraordinary work.
Here are some Bollywood movies that paint Delhi is a different shade:
1) Khosla Ka Ghosla:
Dibakar Banerjee’s directorial debut, starring Boman Irani, Anupam Kher, and Vinay Pathak was a sleeper hit. The location of the movie is done at a bungalow at ‘Civil Lines’ which is in the North Delhi.
2) Love Aaj Kal:
Imtiaz Ali’s one of most successful love story starring, Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone has been shot in Delhi. The films major portion is shot in Delhi. The location is ‘Purana Qila’ where there is a scene at the end of the movie where Veer confronts Harleen and Jai finds Meera where she is restoring the monument. Ali’s another masterpiece ‘Rockstar’ starring Ranbir Kapoor in the lead explores a spiritual place – the ‘Hazzrat Nizamuddin Dargah’ which is the most visited in the capital.
3) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag:
Farhan Akhtar’s finest till now was shot in many places of the capital. There are undiscovered areas which we have not seen in movies like Rajputana Rifles and Shahdara. The movie was shot at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and Tughlaqabad Fort.
4) Delhi Belly:
The name of the movie itself starts with the capital. Starring Imran Khan, Vir Das and Kunaal Roy Kapoor, a different Delhi has been shown in the movie. The area of ‘Kapas Hera’ which lies in the South West district of the city and the residential areas of the newly developed ‘Pitampura’ have been explored which is in the north Delhi.
5) Delhi 6:
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s experimental was not successful at the box office which starred Abhishek Bachchan, Om Puri, Sonam Kapoor and many others. But the locations were fabulous the heart of the capital was shown to the audiences. A whole Delhi was recreated in Jaipur. Jama Masjid was explored which is the biggest mosque in Delhi, and Delhi’s famous ‘Chandini Chowk’ has been shown.