In this article, you’ll be able to learn about the movies shot in Udaipur.
Udaipur has been a cozy abode for the film fraternity for a long time, it’s natural scenic beauty and earthy familiar touch has made it one of the most favorable locations in India for movie shooting.
The city now has various line producers who make sure all the arrangements are on point to smoothen the process, which makes it another core reason that the city gets featured in Hollywood/Bollywood movies more often.
We’ve presented below all the renowned movies in which you can adore the beauty of our City of Lakes: Udaipur.
Hollywood Movies Shot in Udaipur
13th James Bond Movie: Octopussy (1983) opened the doors of Udaipur for several foreign tourists, as the movie was shot at various locations across the city including Taj Lake Palace, Jag Mandir Palace, Jagdish Chowk, Monsoon Palace and more depicting the allure of the city in each shot.
The Cheetah Girls: One World
In the year 2008, the final part of the renowned Cheetah Girls movie belonging to Disney Channel was shot in Udaipur. One can easily spot The City Palace in the movie which has been decorated with flowers to be highlighted in the movie along with other locations like Saheliyon ki Bari and Sukhadia Circle.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Shot in 2011 the movie’s prime shooting location was Hotel Ravla Khempur located in Mavli which is approximately 30kms from Udaipur city center. There are also a few shots in which you can adore the charm of Lake Pichola in the background.
Starring Lee Pace, directed by Tarsem Singh, ‘The Fall’ was shot in 2006 and was later released in 2008 for the American & UK audience. This movie earned a whopping amount of 3.7 million dollars.
Bollywood Movies Shot in Udaipur
The last movie of Bollywood & Hollywood’s beloved actor Irrfan Khan was shot in 2019 in Udaipur, Irrfan recently passed away on 29th April 2020. He met several Udaipur locals and was an absolute delight with all his fans.
Love Aaj Kal (2020)
A brief sequence of recent Bollywood movie Love Aaj Kal starring Kartik Aryan & Sara Ali Khan was shot in Udaipur. One can easily spot the old city roads, Gangaur Ghat, & St. Paul’s school in various shots.
Released in 2018 produced by Karan Johar starring Jahnvi Kapoor & Ishaan Khattar this movie takes you to an extensive virtual tour of Udaipur. The old city of Udaipur is highlighted throughout concreting it as mesmerizing experience.
Goliyon Ki Raasleela- Ram Leela
A Sanjay Leela Bhansali film ensures that a story portrayal is done with alluring cinematic effects & delightful music. Goliyon Ki Raasleela- Ram Leela was yet another masterpiece by him that had several scenes shot in our Udaipur. In one scene Ranveer Singh also jumped into Lake Pichola from one of the ghats in the old city.
Ye Jawaani Hai Deewani
Another Deepika Padukone starrer movie was shot in the City of Lakes for a marriage sequence, they also covered various locations including Oberoi Udaivilas, Monsoon Palace, City Palace, Gangaur Ghat, and more.
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
One of the most celebrated Bollywood star: Salman Khan’s movie Prem Ratan Dhan Payo was also shot in Udaipur to showcase the royal grandeur via Udaipur’s Palaces including Kumbhalgarh, Fateh Garh, and Jag Mandir.
Hrithik Roshan & Kareena Kapoor starrer Yaadein released in 2001, which was a Subhash Ghai classic also chose Udaipur to shoot some scenes. You can stream one of the famous songs from the movie called ‘Chamakti Shaam Hai’ on Youtube which was shot in the Jag Mandir Island Palace of Udaipur.
The list also contains other Bollywood movie names including Mirzya (2016), Dhamaal (2007), Eklavya (2007), Khuda Gawah (1992), Phool Bane Angare (1991), Heat and Dust (1983), Mera Saaya (1966) and Guide (1965).
In this lockdown 2020, we do understand your urge to step out of your respective homes and stroll around the majestic White City.
Well, we all know that it is not quite possible for some time now.
You can instead stream the above-mentioned movies shot in Udaipur and relive your memories by looking at the enchanting city in the movies.
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