Delhi has become a favorite destination for movie makers. Many of the Bollywood movies are shot in Delhi. We have seen so much of Delhi in movies that we know how these places actually look like even though we’ve never visited them.
So, here’s a compilation of 25 films shot in Delhi and visit these places Bollywood took us through in the movies if you haven’t already!
1- Fan – Dwarka & Rohini Sector-9
We all know Shah Rukh Khan is a delhi boy and while shooting for Fan in Delhi, he felt all the nostalgia. His scenes for Gaurav Chandna were shot at Dwarka, Rohini sector 9, Connaught Place, Chandni Chowk and Race Course Road.
2- Delhi 6 – Jama Masjid & Chandni Chowk
Though the Old Delhi was recreated outside Jaipur for the movie, some scenes were actually shot in Delhi. The scene where Rohan’s house is shown was shot at Chandni Chowk and the song ‘Maula Maula’ was shot at Jama Masjid.
3- Chashme Buddoor (1981) – North Campus (DU) and Defence Colony
The 1981 released movie, Chashme Buddoor was shot at the North Campus of Delhi University. Several other locations like the Talkatora Garden, Defence Colony, Lodhi Gardens and Tughlukabad Fort are also shown in the movie.
4- Delhi Belly – Pitampura and Kapashera
We saw a completely different Delhi in the movie. The movie starred Vir Das, Imran Khan and Kunal Roy Kapur.
5- Dev.D – Paharganj
In Anurag Kashyap’s directorial movie, Dev D, the scenes of Kalki’s brothel are shot in Pahar Ganj.
6- Rockstar – St. Stephens College, Hauz Khas Fort and Nizamuddin Dargah
Rockstar was truly a masterpiece. Jordan’s college happens to be St. Stephens College. The song Tum Ho was shot at Hauz Khas Fort and the song Kun Faaya Kun was shot at Nizamuddin Dargah.
7- Tamasha – Social, Hauz Khas
Remember the super melodious song Agar Tum Saath Ho from Tamasha? The song was shot at a cafe in Hauz Khas named Social. The cafe also played an important role in Tara meeting Ved again.
8- Ankhon Dekhi – Dariya Ganj
Many doesn’t know about the movie. Rajat Kapoor’s ‘Ankhon Dekhi’ was shot at Dariya Ganj.
9- Khosla Ka Ghosla– Civil Lines
Based on a true story, Boman Irani and Vinay Pathak’s starrer ‘Khosla Ka Ghosla’ was shot at a bungalow in Civil Lines in North Delhi.
10- 3 Idiots – Connaught Place
The scene where Aamir Khan comments on Kareena Kapoor’s watch was shot at Connaught Place.
11- Queen – Lajpat Nagar
The scenes where Kangana is seen eating golgappa and Rajkummar Rao proposes to her on that balloon scooter were shot at Lajpat Nagar, Central Market.
12- Band Baaja Baaraat – Hansraj College and Subhash Nagar
The song ‘Tarkeebein’ was shot at Hansraj College and where Ranveer delivers the ‘Bread pakode ki Kasam’ dialogue was shot at Subhash Nagar’s sweet shop.
13- Aisha – DLF Emporio
The scene where Sonam Kapoor’s character Aisha takes Amrita Puri’s character to shopping was shot at DLF Emporio.
14- Love Aaj Kal – Purana Qila
Both the love stories shows Delhi in the movie. In the older love story Harleen is confronted by Veer at the Purana Qila and in the modern love story at the end Jai reunites with Meera at the Qila.
15- Rang De Basanti – India Habitat Center
Daljeet’s college shown in the movie was India Habitat Center and Modern School was shown as the All India Radio Office.
16- Wazir – Hauz Khas Fort
The movie was mostly shot in Mumbai but some shots were taken at the Hauz Khas Fort in Delhi.
17- Bewakoofiyaan – Connaught Place
The song ‘Khamakhaan’ from the movie in which we can see Ayushmann and Sonam dancing was shot at Connaught Place.
18- Vicky Donor – Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
The movie was shot in Delhi and Kolkata. Some parts of the song ‘Pani Da Rang’ was shot in Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.
19- Pyaar Ka Punchnama – Cyber Hub, Gurgaon
The movie was majorly shot in Delhi and Gurgaon. In few scenes, we can see the DLF Cyber Hub.
20- Jhoom Barabar Jhoom – Agrasen ki Baoli
The song ‘Bolna Halke Halke’ from the movie was shot at Agrasen ki Baoli. The Baoli is a stepped well with 103 stairs. Many other movies like PK and Sultan were also shot at Agrasen ki Baoli.
21- Do Dooni Chaar- Lajpat Nagar
The movie was shot in parts of Lajpat Nagar and Shalimar Bagh.
22- Dil Se- Purana Qila, Connaught Place
The climax scene of the movie was shot at Purana Qila and the scene where SRK is seen chasing a terrorist was shot at Connaught Place.
23- Bhaag Milkha Bhaag– Shahdara, Rajputana Rifles, Tughlaqabad Fort
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag was shot in many parts of Delhi. We can see Shahdara, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Rajputana Rifles and Tughlaqabad Fort in the movie.
24- Sarfarosh– Ramjas College
Sarfarosh was shot at Mumbai, Rajasthan, and Delhi. The song ‘Hosh Walon Ko Khabar Kya’ was shot at the Ramjas College in Delhi.
25- Baby– Gautama Buddha University
The movie was shot in various places including Mumbai, Nepal, Istanbul, Dubai, and Delhi. In the scene where Danny Denzongpa is seen in his headquarters was shot at the Gautama Buddha University.