Bollywood has a special love for the capital city, Delhi. Many movies in Bollywood has captured the beauty of Delhi. Some of the places you can know well without even going there.
Check out the list of Bollywood movies that unravel the hidden beauty of the city.
1. Fan – Dwarka & Rohini Sector-9
Shah Rukh Khan is from Delhi and the whole shooting of Fan was scheduled in Delhi.
You can see many places in the movie like Dwarka, Connaught Place, Race Course Road, Rohini Sector 9, and Chandni Chowk.
2. Delhi 6 – Jama Masjid & Chandni Chowk
The old Delhi was recreated outside Jaipur for Delhi 6 but also shot in Delhi. The song ‘Maula Maula’ was shot at Jama Masjid.
3. Chashme Buddoor (1981) – North Campus (DU) and Defence Colony
1981 released Chashme Baddoor was shot in the North Campus of DU. It also shows the beauty of Defence Colony, Talkatora Garden, Tughlukabad Fort, and Lodhi Gardens.
4. Delhi Belly – Pitampura and Kapashera
Most of the scenes of the movie Delhi Belly was shot in Kapashera and Pitampura. It shows a completely different Delhi in the movie.
5. Dev.D – Paharganj
Dev D directed by Anurag Kashyap was also shot in Delhi. The brothel where Dev meets Chanda was shown in Paharganj.
6. Rockstar – St. Stephens College, Hauz Khas Fort and Nizamuddin Dargah
Imtiaz Ali loves to explore Delhi. He shot Rockstar in the St. Stephens College, Hauz Khas Fort, and Nizamuddin Dargah. The movie was a hit and these locations emerged out as scenic.
7. Tamasha – Social, Hauz Khas
Imtiaz Ali shot the heart-wrenching song “Agar tum saath ho” in Social, Hauz Khas, Delhi. However, Social plays an important role in the movie.
8. Khosla Ka Ghosla – Civil Lines
Khosla Ka Ghosla was a family drama based on a true story. It was shot at a bungalow in Civil Lines.
9. Queen – Lajpat Nagar
Remember the scene when Rajkummar Rao propose Kangana Ranaut while she was having Golgappa. That scene was shot at Central Market, Lajpat Nagar.
10. Band Baaja Baaraat – Hansraj College and Subhash Nagar
Hansraj College was the location when Ranveer Singh’s character was introduced. The iconic line “Bread Pakode ki Kasam” was shot at the sweet shop of Subhash Nagar.
11. Aisha – DLF Emporio
Aisha played by Sonam Kapoor was the caricature of any Delhi girl. She takes Amrita Puri’s character DLF Emporio for shopping.
12. Love Aaj Kal – Purana Qila
Another film by Imtiaz Ali was shot in the beautiful location of Delhi. Harleen is confronted by Veer at the location of Purana Quila while Jai reunites with Meera in the Qila.
13. Rang De Basanti – India Habitat Center
Rang De Basanti was shot in Delhi, the habitat center was shown as Daljeet’s college, while Modern School was shown as All India Radio office.
14. Bewakoofiyaan – Connaught Place
Bewakoofiyaan was a light-hearted romantic comedy that featured fresh pair of Ayushmann and Sonam.
There is a song sequence ‘Khamakhaan’ in the movie in which Ayushmann and Sonam can be seen dancing around at Connaught Place.
15. Vicky Donor – Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Ayushmann plays the typical delhian guy in the movie Vicky Donor. The location for the movie was the capital city of Delhi. The song ‘Pani Da Rang’ was partly shot in the Bangla Sahib.
16. Jhoom Barabar Jhoom – Agrasen ki Baoli
There’s a song sequence in the movie ‘Bolna Halke Halke’ which was shot at Agrasen ki Baoli. Agrasen is Baoli is a good building having stepped wall with 103 stairs.
Many other movies like Sultan and PK also used the location to add beauty in their films.
17. Do Dooni Chaar – Lajpat Nagar
Recently released cutest family drama ‘Do Dooni Chaar’ was also set in Delhi. Most of the scene was shot in Shalimar Bagh and Lajpat Nagar.
18. Dil Se – Purana Qila, Connaught Place
Dil Se is one of the underrated movies of Shah Rukh Khan. The climax sequence for the movie was shot at Purana Qila.
Another scene where Shah Rukh Khan was chasing a terrorist was shot at Connaught Place.
19. Baby – Gautama Buddha University
Baby featuring Akshay Kumar was shot at multiple locations like Nepal, Istanbul, Mumbai, Dubai, and Delhi.
However, the scene where Danny Denzongpa was seen in his headquarters was shot at Gautama Buddha University.
20. Dilliwali Zaalim Girlfriend – Car Market Rohini Sector 7
The film also brands Delhi. There is a scene in the movie where the protagonist reached notorious Car Market was shot in the Car Market of Rohini Sector 7.