An Imtiaz Ali film is known for showcasing beautiful locations, and it is clearly visible in Rockstar as well. Delhi plays an important part because it is the place where the lead actors first get acquainted. Hauz Khas Fort and Nizamuddin Dargah are some of the places shown in the film. Betaab Valley and Dal Lake from Kashmir are also beautifully captured.
Dil Chahta Hai
Dil Chahta Hai is one of the best youth-centric films made in Bollywood, and it has given us some major Goa trip goals. Not only the beaches and forts but the road trip itself fills us with a certain excitement.
3. Ye Jawani Hai Deewani
Ye Jawani Hai Deewani is a film which celebrates love, life, and friendship. In the first half, we see the main characters going on a trekking trip to Manali. While the first half shows Hidimba Temple and Gulaba from Manali, the second half focuses on the Oberoi Udai Vilas and Bagore-ki -Haveli in Udaipur.
Highway revolves around a young girl who gets kidnaped and is made to travel across cities. Beautiful locations of Rajasthan, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir mesmerize the audience and inspire them to travel around the country.
Raanjhanaa is a romantic drama featuring Dhanush and
in the leads. They both reside in Varanasi and thus, the place plays an important part in the story. Benaras Ghat, Munshi Ghat, Ramnagar Fort Palace are some of the places shown in the movie. Locations from Delhi come to focus in the second half of the film.
Chennai Express has captured places from Chennai, Maharashtra, and Goa. Songs like Titli and Kashmir Main Tu Kanyakumari captures beautiful Munnar Tea Plantations. Other places like Vattamalai Murugan Temple, Devikulam Lake, Dudhsagar Falls are also shown in the movie to amaze the audiences.
7. Dil Se
Dil Se is a romantic drama featuring
Shah Rukh Khan
. The famous song Chaiyya Chaiyya that Shah Rukh Khan performed on the roof of a train was picturised in Ooty. Alchi Monastery, Leh, and Pangong Lake are some of the locations of Ladakh shown in the film. The song
captures the essence of Kerala and few other locations shown in Delhi are also important to the storyline.
8. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
in his film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam captures the tradition and beauty of Rajasthan and Gujarat. The introduction song of
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
was filmed on the Rann of Kachchh. Vijaya Vilas Palace, Orchard Palace, Cenotaphs Complex, and Jaisalmer Fort are also some of the beautiful places shown in the movie.
Rang De Basanti
Rang De Basanti discusses patriotism, corruption, and friendship. A major part of the film focuses on the locations of Delhi and Punjab where we see the Golden Temple, India Gate, Jallianwala Bagh, and India Habitat Centre. And one of the most famous songs of the movie, ‘
’ shows the Nahargarh Fort of Jaipur.
Kahaani is a mystery thriller revolving around a pregnant woman who comes to Kolkata in search of her husband. Howrah Bridge, Potters' lane, and the Durga Puja itself were captured beautifully in Kahaani.