The aesthetic of Indian movies owe it to the beautiful locations that the country has to offer. White sand beaches, still aeroplane, forts and palaces, Bollywood surely has our attention for the lavish locations it often features in its songs and movies. So if you’re looking out to head to an Instagrammable view soon, you’re in luck!
This week on ‘Niki Recommends’, are top 5 must visit Bollywood locations in India, that you need to visit now!
- Pollachi, Barfi
The Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra starrer was a masterpiece that brought back the beauty of South to the big screen. Scenes starring the two great actors that stole our hearts were mostly shot in the gorgeously green town of Pollachi in Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu. To take a road trip along the lush paddy fields of Pollachi and breathe in the spectacular views, ask Niki to book your tickets now!
- Pangong Lake, 3 idiots
The reason why its impossible get over the movie ‘3 idiots’ or its last scene to be particular, is the location that’s always been on Niki’s recommendations! Head to this beautiful lake in Ladakh and don’t miss the chance to stand next to the legendary yellow scooter!
- Varanasi, Masaan
The soothing view of river ganges and a movie so impactful, it’s sure to get you going to the spiritual capital of India, Varanasi. A location known for conducting funeral rites, the city is home to over 2000 temples. So, if you want to connect with your inner-self and witness India in it’s true element, head to Varanasi now!
- Udaivilla Palace, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
Allow me this cliche but ever since this movie released, it has got many of us obsessed with unrealsitic wedding goals and more so, with this magical palace in Udaipur! The Oberoi Udaivilas, a 5-star property in Udaipur, is sure to let you ‘relive the lives of Maharajas past in this lakeside place of enchantment’. So, pack your bags and head to a Palace that has been referred to as, the ‘world’s best resort’!
- Purulia, Lootera
The movie Lootera is memorable for a lot of reasons but there’s no denying the fact that the quaintness of Purulia, West Bengal beautifully served justice to what a movie set in 1950s, required! A place to lose yourself in the cultural roots of the country, Purulia should be a must-visit for anyone regardless of their interest in Bollywood!
Bugged by wanderlust already? Simply ask Niki to book your bus tickets to any of these locations and live your Bollywood fantasies right away! Also, don’t forget to tag @talktoniki handle and use #NikiRecommends on your travel pictures to get featured!