Delhi is absolutely loved by movie makers for it holds a beautiful amalgamation of history, cultural heritage, happening places, young blood and a lot more that make it stand out among the country at large. If you are a Bollywood buff and love Delhi, then this list is for you! Delhi has a strong Bollywood connection and that is because a lot of Bollywood movies have been shot in the capital. Visit these places Bollywood took us through in the movies if you haven't already!
The heart of Delhi lies here and so does the heart of filmmakers who wish to capture the fresh and happening vibe of the capital. A lot of Bollywood movies have been shot at Connaught place, for it is the favorite hangout for the youth of the city! Be it Ayushmann Khurana's Vicky Donor or Aamir Khan's PK and 3 Idiots, many movies show us the corridors of Connaught Place.
Hauz Khas is not only the favorite hangout of South Campus students but it is also dearly loved by the moviemakers today. Remember the scene from Rockstar where Ranbir Kapoor and Nargis Fakhri try desi daaru? Well, that is Delhi's Hauz Khas fort. Looks like Hauz Khas is a special place for director Imtiaz Ali as he also shot the beautiful track 'Agar Tum Saath Ho' from his movie Tamasha at Social in Hauz Khas.
One of the most revered dargahs of the country, Nizamuddin Dargah is one place that Bollywood directors absolutely love, solely because of the fact that the place holds so much purity and calmness. A.R Rahman's soulful composition, Kun Faya Kun from the movie Rockstar that features Ranbir Kapoor and Nizami Brothers has been shot at the Dargah. The Dargah has also featured in movies like Ahista Ahista and Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
Chandni Chowk is one place in the capital that you just can't miss! One of the busiest running markets of Delhi, Chandni Chowk holds the essence of the beautiful city. A lot of your favorite Bollywood movies like Delhi 6, Band Baaja Baarat, Chandni Chowk to China, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Fukrey and many more have been shot in Chandni Chowk.
One of the most loved movies of our times, Queen has many shots of Lajpat Nagar. Right from our 'Rani'eating golgappas with her friend to Rajkumar Rao proposing to her with a scooter filled with balloons, many shots cover Delhi's favorite shopping arena. The market is a mix of shops, roadside stalls, cafes and food stalls. It is a great place to shop and munch at weekends.