Movies with Important Places to Visit in India

Movies is not only a good medium for entertainment, but they also give a lot of information of different cultures in this world. There are some movies through which you can come to know about the important places a country has. So, today we are going to talk about some movies which have shown the beauty of India’s cultural heritage in a very beautiful manner. If you watch those movies, you can have close look to the lifestyle and diverse culture of India.

Sometimes you cannot even visit a place even if you want, so movies help you have that experience which you cannot take in real. If you want to know more about popular Indian locations, you can watch the following movies.

Chennai Express

This is a movie with very popular star cast in India. Most of its shooting is done in South India which is very popular for its culture. The scenic beauty of the South is shown in the movie as it is in real.

Chennai Express has captured the scenes of Dudhsagar falls of Goa, green hill town of Kerala and the road view to Rameshwaram. This all leaves you mesmerized about the beauty of South.

Actor Shahrukh Khan and actress Deepika Padukone acted very well in the movie.

Dil Chahta Hai

This movie was a chartbuster of its time. This is a travel movie. It was shot on the beautiful beaches of Goa. This is a movie of three best friends who start their college life together but got separated afterward as they step into the real world after finishing their college.

This movie can also give you very peculiar information about many historic places of India, so if you are interested to know more about Indian natural beauty, you can surely invest your time in watching this one of Amir Khan as a lead actor.

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Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani

This is another very nice movie of some friends who were very different from each other. They start their life from school and got separated when it comes to choosing their further fields.

Ranbir Kapoor is in the main lead in the movie, while Deepika Padukone plays a role of very reserved kind of girl who used to be a bookworm in her school days without paying attention to her looks. She became a doctor afterward.

The character of Ranbir Kapoor is very interesting in it as he was a child with many dreams. He made his plan of going around this whole world by becoming a traveler in order to add everlasting moments in his life and he did that. He went out of India for a program and then he started working as a traveler. It’s a very good travel movie which equally combines Indian and western culture.

When we talk about the shooting of India, it captured the scenes from Manali hill station, then further add beautiful scenes from Udaipur in Rajasthan. Some of the other places which were shown in movie were from Kashmir and Srinagar. These are all power destination in India. People from India plan their honeymoon is these beautiful locations.

Bombay to Goa

Bombay to Goa is a movie of 1972 when hindi cinema was not transformed and we were living in black and white time.

The main characters were played in the movie by the superstar Amitabh Bachchan and Shatrugan Sinha. This is a comedy film and it shows the road adventure to two states basically. So, by watching this movie, you can see the old-time roads in India and serene beauty of almost half a century ago.


It is the movie wherein a girl is abducted for money. It shows you the road journey of different states as the abducted girl travels along with the kidnappers.

Alia Bhatt is in the main lead, while Randeep Huda played the character of a nice kidnapper in the movie.

It mostly shows you the remote locations in India through the road journey. Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, and Kashmir these two states are shown very beautifully in the movie. The hill view is just mindblowing in the movie. You will definitely be amazed by the beauty of these three states in the movie.

Jab We Met

Jab We Met is a very beautiful movie. Firstly, it gives you the experience of traveling in the train to India. Then you also experience the road journey from a very small place to another railway station. Other than that, you can see two very different places in the movie. Manali and Naggar are captured very well from Himachal Pradesh, while the beautiful green farmlands from Bhatinda are also shown in the movie.

A Passage to India

This movie is based on a very famous book of EM Forster. This movie was directed by David Lean. This movie is thought to be the best of India on-screen. The story shows the time of 1920 in the movie, wherein the city Patna’s suburb is visualized. The movies is shot in different locations like Barabar Caves which are located in Bihar.

This movie is basically based on the journey of two English women. So, it is a very good travel film. You will definitely enjoy the plot of the movie.

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The Darjeeling Limited

The Darjeeling Limited is a film that is based on the family drama. There are three brothers in this movie. They come to India after the death of their father in the search of peace. The beauty of Himalayas is very well shot in the movie. The plot of the movie largely revolves around Udaipur, Rajasthan. You can have very good cultural experience by watching this movie. In fact, you can even compare the cultural changes that happened in course of time.

Eat Pray Love

Eat Pray Love was out in 2010. It is also based on a novel. The movies shows the life of a divorcee in India. There are many beautiful scenes which are captured in the movie from the capital region Delhi in India. Even the rural life of Haryana is shown very beautifully in it. You can know about many Indian locations by watching this movie too.

Shudh Desi Romance

This movie shows the pink city of India which is Jaipur. You will experience the colourful life of Jaipur in this movie. It shows the street markets of Jaipur. It is also picturized in many other popular places in India like Mehrangarh Fort. You can even see how cinema is there in Jaipur and there are many more things which you can experience about Rajasthani culture. There is a very fresh talent is the movie, Sushant Singh Rajput and Pareeniti Chopra are there in star cast.