Foreign Locations Made Famous By Bollywood

Bollywood movies leave a huge impact on Indian audiences worldwide. We are enthralled by the magic created onscreen by our favorite movie stars. For people living in small towns and villages these movies provide a means of brief escape from the struggles of real life. So when the hero serenades his girlfriend near the Sydney Opera House, fans can’t help but dream about the place.

With the recent rise in spending power of urban Indian middle class and the boom in travel industry, young Indians are travelling to foreign locations more than ever before. Youngsters love to travel to iconic locations made popular by Bollywood.

5 Foreign Locations Made Famous By Bollywood

  1. Switzerland
  2. The most famous movie location till date has been the serene landscape of Switzerland. Many top grossing movies were shot here. Who can forget Raj and Simran romancing in the Swiss Alps. DDLJ wasn’t the only Yash Raj movie to be filmed in Switzerland. Dulhan hum le Jayenge, Sangam, Biwi No.1, Deewana Mastana, Yes Boss were some other famous movies that played a role in making this place a hot travel destination among Indian honeymooners.
  3. LondonFrom Pardes to Namastey London, Indian movies have captured this beautiful city and its famous tourist spots like the Tower bridge, London eye and Piccadilly Circus. We can’t help but fall in love with London in true #LondonThumakda style.
  4. ParisWho can forget a drunk Kangana crying over her ex-fiancé in front of Eiffel Tower? Queen was extensively filmed in Paris and Amsterdam, with the protagonist going on her honeymoon all by herself.  An evening in Paris, Ishq in Paris and Yeh Jawani hai Deewani were some other movies that showed the French capital  in a romantic light.
  5. AustraliaThe Aussie land hasn’t been left untouched by Bollywood. Break Ke Baad, Singhh is Kingg, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Dil Chahta hai, Chak De were some popular movies to be shot in Australia.

       5. ThailandMore recently Thailand has been showcased in Bollywood movies. From Phuket to Krabi, every famous tourist spot has been pictured numerous times. Movies like Rascals, Main Tera Hero, Housefull 2 and Entertainment were recently filmed in Thailand.

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I'm a big time foodie & part-time dentist who got bitten by the travel bug. My quest for good food takes me to obscure but amazing places. When I'm not travelling I love to spend time with my 9-month old baby who is just as consumed by wanderlust as her parents.