Goa is one of the best tourist spots in India and no doubt directors often considered Goa to show that their actors are fun-loving or on some vacation trip. A few directors are famous for shooting most of his movies on the backdrop of Goa.
Since Coronavirus pandemic has canceled many Goa trips this year, here we recall the famous movies in Bollywood that were shot in Goa. However, these movies are not only to show Goa beaches to which Goa is famous for.
Here, we are mentioning the famous locations and tourist spots that are famous in Goa.
Thus, check out the list of 8 places in Goa where Bollywood’s Most Iconic movies were filmed.
Ek Duuje Ke Liye
Ek Duuje Ke Liye has many B roll shots that show Goa in its raw form. The movie starring Kamal Hassan and Rati Agnihotri was a romance drama. The movie was shot in many scenic locations in Goa.
However, the famous Old Patto Bridge, Shantadurga Temple, Harvalem Waterfalls, and Dona Paula Jetty were the background in the songs where Kamal Hassan and Rati Agnihotri sing and dance in a typical Bollywood way.
Finding Fanny starring Arjun Kapoor and Deepika Padukone is more like an adventure movie. The cast went on to a road trip and explored Goa. It is a movie that shows mostly hidden places and beauties of Goa.
They explored the cities like Parra, Aldona, Cortalim, Saligao, and Assagao while they were searching for Fanny.
This is one of the most underrated movies in Bollywood that has an ensemble cast of Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur, and Dimple Kapadia.
Khamoshi- The Musical
Khamoshi – The Musical got a lot of appreciation from fans as well as critics for the music, direction, and story. However, the way Sanjay Leela Bhansali shot the Goa for his film was a tremendous show of his directing skills.
He has shown places like Old Goa, Saligao Church, Anjuna Beach, and River Cruise in his movie. The beautiful location is another good edition that will enhance your movie-watching experience.
Dil Chahta Hai
Dil Chahta Hai is the movie most of the youngsters made a goa trip plan every year. The movie is refreshing and first of its kind in Bollywood. Fans loved the movie so much that the places which were shot in the movie became tourists’ spots.
It is because of the success of the movie that most of the people who visit Goa get a picture clicked in Vagator Beach, Anjuna Beach, and Aguada Fort.
It cannot be said whether it has happened for good or bad but the movie is brilliant and it does boost the Goa tourism industry.
We all know that most of the Rohit Shetty movies were shot in Goa. He is one of the most bankable directors in Bollywood, and he shot Goa beautifully in his movies.
For instance, in the superhit Golmaal series, he has shot the old market in Panjim, Dona Paula, and Fort Aguada.
For the record, his movies are very bright and colorful which was loved by everyone. Thus, it can be said that his movies are a big hit because of the amazing background of Goa in which he shot most of his movies.
You must have heard somewhere during the wedding ceremonies that Goa is a beautiful Honeymoon destination. While many believe in it, there’s a Bollywood movie titled Honeymoon Travels.
In the movie, a bus filled with many couples traveled in Goa from one place to another. The movie was shot in Fort Aguada, Our Lady of Mount Chapel, Dona Paula, and the Corjuem Fort.
Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
One of the most underrated films of Shah Rukh Khan was Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa. Most of the scenes of this movie are shot at Colva beach, ruins of St. Augustine, and Fort Aguada.
It was one of the early films that were shot in a way to get the beautiful locations and not to glorify the places.
you must have remembered the iconic song ‘Apun bola, Tu meri Laila’ from Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer Josh.
Since the whole movie was shot in Goa, it has many beautiful locations like Panjim Church, Saligao Church, and Calangute Beach.
Released in the year 2011 Rohit Shetty’s cop drama was a big hit. Movies stars Ajay Devgn and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles.
Dauna Paula is one of the famous spots where Singham was shot.
Kya super kool hain hum
The movie is a adult comedy with Tusshar Kapoor and Rietesh Deshmukh in the lead roles. Movie was in legal trouble when some of the politicians from congress party demanded ban of the movie in the state of Goa.
Some of the movies scenes of the movie were shot in Goa.
Go Goa Gone
Based on the unique concept of zombies movie itself was promoting Goa with the title based on the Indian state.
Movie was shot in Goa and Mauritius and the team worked hard to maintain consistency.
Many Bollywood movies have glorified Goa like never before. Comment down the other movies with the places that were shown. What do you think about this article? Comment down your opinion.