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India is certainly beautiful. While there are many popular tourist locations which everyone is aware of, there are many lesser-known yet unbelievably picturesque locations that have caught the attention of Bollywood filmmakers over last few years. So, get ready to take some selfies as Ourtitbits brings to you a list amazingly unbelievable picturesque Bollywood-favorite film locations that are worth visiting at least once in your lifetime:
- Courtallam of “Roja” fame:
Remember the waterfall, where Madhoo sang “Dil Hai Chhota Sa” back in 1992? The song, as well as major portion of “Roja”, was shot in Courtallam in Tamil Nadu. Also known as “Spa of South India” owing to numerous magnificent waterfalls and the healing properties of its water, this small town near Coimbatore is also home to centuries-old ancient temples.
- Pollachi Village of “Billu Barber” fame:
Remember the fascinating Budbuda village from “Billu Barber”? The hit movie was shot in Pollachi village, 40 km south of Coimbatore. Apart from absolutely stunning scenery, the destination also has more things to offer- visiting a weavers’ village, bird watching at Sethumadai, a visit to Thirumoorthy Dam, trekking at Topslip and roaming around Aliyar.
- Rohtang Pass in “Jab We Met”:
Yes, Rohtang Pass is the very spot where Kareena Kapoor daringly danced around in freezing cold wearing a small jacket-like thingy. Remember “Yeh Ishq Haye”? The location is too beautiful to be true and must fall in everyone’s bucket list of must-visit film locations list.
- Ramanagaram Hills of “Sholay” fame:
Are you a “Sholay” fan too? Then you have to pay at least one visit to Ramanagaram Hills in Karnataka where the famous Gabbar scene was shot. The hilly landscape is a perfect location to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. The destination is also known as silk city of Karnataka where you can get first-hand experience of silk weaving. A perfect spot for rock climbing too!
- Nahargarh Fort from “Rang De Basanti”:
Remember the bottoms up scene between Aamir Khan and Sharman Joshi? The epic scene was shot at Nahargarh Fort near Jaipur. Standing on the edge of Aravalli Hills and overlooking Jaipur, Nahargarh has this mystic power to calm down your senses and rejuvenate.
- Chamba Valley of “Taal”:
Have you forgotten the jaw-droppingly beautiful town of Aishwarya Rai’s character in “Taal”? A major part of this hit movie was shot in Chamba. This town of Himachal Pradesh is a perfect getaway for Delhiwallas looking for some quiet, serene, crowd-free location.
- Pangong Lake from “3 Idiots”:
How could we not include the famous Pangong Lake seen in the last scene of “3 Idiots” from this must-visit film locations list? This breathtaking destination in Ladakh is home to many migrating birds in summer. The fascinating fact is that the lake does not remain blue throughout the year or even the day, rather it changes colors from azure to light blue to green and even grey.