From Tamasha in Hauz Khas to Delhi 6 in Old Delhi, look at the beautiful place of Delhi that is beautifully featured in Hindi films.
Delhi has a special place in everyone’s heart for many reasons. From the giant hub for a career to the aesthetic location for travel, it includes many elements that know how to grab your attention towards the city very well.
Not only for students, but Delhi has been a hot favourite amongst many filmmakers who have captured the essence of the capital brilliantly in their movies. Delhi has provided an eye-catching setting for several Bollywood and international films throughout the years, giving viewers a peek at its colourful fabric of existence.
Scroll down and take yourself on a cinematic journey through the capital city and explore the iconic films that are shot here.
Tamasha in Hauz Khas
Tamasha is one such coming-of-age movie that must be watched by everyone. Over the years, this film has been regarded as a cult classic. From its storyline to its song, it can still be heard by many film lovers. One such song is Agar Tum Saath Ho.
The way Alka Yagnik sang this song and the visualization made of this music is still unbeatable. And, this song was shot in the iconic destination of Delhi, i.e., Hauz Khas. This song was shot in Social, Hauz Khas where Ved and Tara met, cried, and reunited. Apart from Tamasha, some scenes of 2 states were also shot in this place.
PK in Connaught Place and Agrasen ki Baoli
Connaught Place and Agrasen Ki Baoli are two places in Delhi that attract a lot of tourists every year. Talking about the Agrasen Ki Baoli, it is one of the best monuments, with a great structure with walls and stairs.
There is a scene in the film where Jaggu (Anushka Sharma) finds out the reality of PK that he is a being who accidentally lands on earth, and that place was shot in Connaught Place, Agrasen Ki Baoli, and Humayun Tomb.
3 idiots, Badhai Ho, among many others – have been shot at CP. Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, Sultan, Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, and many other movies were shot in Agrasen Ki Baoli.
Delhi 6 in Old Delhi
Delhi 6 captured the essence of the musty lanes of Old Delhi and the legendary Jama Masjid, along with various nooks and corners of Chandni Chowk. A few scenes were also shot in Karol Bagh, and the very popular song of the film ‘Masakali’ was shot in Saddi Dilli lifeline, aka the metro.
Delhi 6 gave us major Chandni Chowk feels, which you must check out (both the movie and the location). Delhi 6 stars Abhishek Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor in the lead roles. Various scenes in Hindi Medium were also shot in Chandni Chowk. Fukrey is another movie that was shot in the locations of Old Delhi.
Band Baaja Baarat in Rajouri Garden and Subhash Nagar
The debut film of Ranveer Singh, which made him an overnight sensation, is Band Baaja Baarat, opposite Anushka Sharma. Band Baaja Baarat was one of the films that was purely and mostly shot in various locations in Delhi.
Who can forget the Bread Pakoda moment between Bittoo and Shruti? It was shot at DU’s Hansraj College. Apart from Hansraj College, the movie was shot in Subhash Nagar, Janakpuri, Rajouri Garden, and North & West Delhi.
Rockstar in Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah
Almost everyone has a particular spot on their playlist for the song Kun Faya Kun. Rockstar portrays the song ‘Kun Faya Kun’, which was shot in Delhi’s one of the most popular Dargahs Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah. Apart from Kun Faya Kun Delhi 6, Arziyan, featuring Abhishek Bachchan was also shot in this dargah. The dargah was featured in films like Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Ahista Ahista.
Rockstar was also shot in Rajendra Nagar, Greater Kailash, Munirka, Shri Ram College, Kotla Mubarakpur, and Hindu College.
Queen in Lajpat Nagar
Rang De Basanti in India Gate
Wazir in Civil Lines.
Fitoor in Humayun’s Tomb
Vicky Donor in Chittaranjan Park, Lajpat Nagar, Connaught Place