10 Unknown Destinations That Became Famous Due To These Iconic Bollywood Scenes

We decode some amazing Bollywood locations that were pivotal to the movies and are equally magical when visited in real lives.

Bollywood has influenced so much around us that there is no denying the fact that it is indeed a trendsetter. Be it our fashion trends, daily memes or the fact that we keep reusing its dramatic dialogues over and again, Bollywood lives within all of us! And so does the exquisite beauty that comes with Bollywood scenes! Be it the leads strolling through the wondrous meadows of Switzerland or the iconic locations where songs are shot, Bollywood is the best form of globetrotting that can be possible sitting in front of a screen. Many fans often follow the footsteps of their favourite actors just to get that perfect click at the real-time locations where the movie scenes were shot!

And then there were some marvelous picturesque locations where Bollywood shot its scenes, giving us little clue as to what that place was. Well, we decode some amazing Bollywood locations that were pivotal to the movies and are equally magical when visited in real lives.

All you need is book a ticket and make sure you get a bindaas photo shoot when you end up there!

1. Agrasen Ki Baoli, Delhi

Remember the personal hiding space of PK in Delhi? The place is actually a step well, listed as one of the haunted places in Delhi and is a quaint Baoli near Connaught Place. Usually filled with a handful of people, we have no idea how PK managed to live all alone here at night!

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2. Hadi Rani Ki Baori, Rajasthan 

Remember the mesmerizing step well where Rani Mukherjee has her first encounter with a ghostly presence in the movie Paheli? The place is Hadi Rani Ki Baori in Toda Rai Singh, Rajasthan. The place is rumored to be the haunted as it is the resting place for many warriors in the history and hence seems to be the perfect location for the scene in Paheli!



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3. Chain Bridge, Budapest

Yes, this is the bridge where Sameer (Salman Khan) kept shouting ‘Nandini’ in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. It is also the same bridge where the last scene of the movie where Nandini (Aishwarya) accepts Vanraj (Ajay Devgan) and chooses him over Sameer!



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4. Pangong Tso, Ladakh

The last scene of 3 Idiots, where we find Pia (Kareena Kapoor) finally riding her scooter to propose Rancho (Aamir Khan) is Pangong Lake in Ladakh. Almost 60% of this lake lies in China. This spot was also shot in Jab Tak Hai Jaan when Anushka Sharma jumps into the lake to take a dip!



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5. Chittorgarh Fort, Mewar

The world heritage site became the beautiful backdrop of an iconic scene in the film Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani where Bunny (Ranbir Kapoor) enjoy a sunset with Naina (Deepika Padukone). We hope to see the same in the upcoming movie, Padmavati, as this is the place where the historical events took place.



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6. DC-3 Plane Wreck, Iceland

‘Gerua’ song from the movie ‘Dilwale’ was shot at one of the most haunting and iconic sites in Iceland. In 1973 a DC-3 plane was forced to land at the Black Sand Beach and since then the wreckage of the plane remains a tourist spot!



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7. Fort Chapora, Goa

Remember the iconic shot from Dil Chahta Hai? Well, location is Chapora Fort in Goa and since the movie, the shot has become a memorable moment for every friend group trip to Goa.

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8. Waddesdon Manor, England

The Raichand House mansion in Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Ghum is  Waddesdon Manor in the city of Buckinghamshire. The mansion is completely spectacular and there is no way this cannot be on your bucket list if you ever visit England.



9. Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur

Did you too wonder about what the spot where Aamir Khan and Sharman Joshi end up taking a bet of finishing the beer in Rang De Basanti was? The very song where ‘Paathshaala’ was shot is Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur!



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10. Doraha Fort, Ludhiana

Another gemstone of a location was again given by Rang De Basanti, the place when Soha Ali Khan is proposed by the love of her life and we get to listen to ‘Tu Bin Bataye’ song. We found out the place for you and it is Doraha Fort near Ludhiana!



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Is there any other location brought to your notice by Bollywood? Let us know for we would love to visit.

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