Bollywood is pretty popular for its choice of picturesque locations and landscapes in its film and loves hill stations more than anything else. Hindi cinemas have always romanced the mountains and valleys and showed us some incredibly breathtaking visuals to enjoy. The hill stations look lovely on-screen with the actors in the foreground.
Here are the best Bollywood movies shot at Hill Stations:
This piece of art by Imtiaz Ali is a treat to anyone who likes to travel. When Mahabir (Randeep Hoda) and his gang kidnap a rich girl, Veera (Alia Bhatt), they travel from place to place to evade the police. We got to see some picturesque hill stations and beautiful mountain ranges throughout the film. Imtiaz Ali outdid himself with the cinematography in Highway. This film is sure to make your next travel destination be the hilltops in North India.
The story of Geet and Aditya made us visit some of the most beautiful places in India. The journey which started in Mumbai all the way to Shimla, Manali and the Rohtang Pass made our heart’s content. Especially the songs ‘Yeh Ishq Haye’ and ‘Aaoge Jab Tum’ showed these places especially well.
This suspense thriller cum romantic drama majorly set in the snowy parts of Kashmir made us want to shift there permanently. The snow-laden peaks of Kashmir have been shown grandly and the action in the snow is the cherry on top.
The first half of this Ayan Mukherji film is set on a trekking expedition in Manali and Kashmir. Many hill stations and interesting locations like Naggar, Hamta, Banjaar, Gulaba, Hadimba Temple, Udaipur, etc were shown in the film. This film taught us to enjoy life to the fullest and made us want to plan treks with our friends immediately.
The Bollywood adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet was a critical and commercial success. Set in Kashmir during the 90s, it showed the atmosphere of political and military unrest in the area. The Kashmir landscape plays an important part in the film and some can be said to be the true protagonist of the film.