Baiting the film industry for ages, Jaipur has found out how to star in a significant number of movies. Indeed, as our city has a superlative charm, so we don’t blame the film producers. From Nahargarh to Amer Fort and Tripolia Bazaar to Chomu Palace, filmmakers have shot some of the most remarkable scenes here. How about we go not far off and see the romance of Bollywood with Pink City to know about the movies shot in Jaipur:
1. Shudh Desi Romance
What better place to explore for shooting a romantic picture?
The lighthearted love of youth splendidly captured through Raghu, Gayatri, and Tara makes Jaipur a must-visit place for all the lovers.
The forts of Nahargarh, Amer come alive in the different scenes in the movie.
Filming Locations: Jal Mahal Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Raj Mandir, and the vibrant streets of the Jaipur
Scene: Gulabi Song sequence
2. Rang De Basanti
Apni Toh Paathshala, Masti ki Paathshala – Once the anthem for the young generation was shot at the Nahargarh Fort of Jaipur.
This celebrated song made each one of us fall in love with the beauty of the fort and soon became an attraction for the youngsters of the city.
Filming Locations: Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur
Scene: Where Aamir, Sharman filmed the famous beer scene, free fall in the pool in RDB (Masti Ki Paathshala). We advise you to not try those stunts.
- Bhool Bhulaiya
Who can overlook Vidya Balan’s splendid acting in the movie Bhool Bhulaiyaa? A large part of the movie was shot at the stunning and historic Chomu Palace. Look for Manjulika’s Ghost in this 300-year-old luxurious palace turned hotel as the historic structure was hauntingly gorgeous for the setting of the film.
Filming Locations: Chomu Palace, Amber Fort, and other small Havelis of Jaipur
Scene: Mere Dholna Sun song sequence and more
Aamir’s famous poster shot holding a radio, standing almost naked on a railway track, was shot near Sambhar lake.
A few of the scenes from The rustic song “Tharki Chokro” to famous “dancing car scene” were shot in Mandawa village near Jaipur.
Filming Locations: Mandawa Village, Jaipur
Scene: Aamir Khan while escaping the locals
- The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Jaipur’s heritage has even drawn some Hollywood filmmakers.
Seven Britishers came to take a hike to Rajasthan and shoot one of the highest-grossing films of those times “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”. There are shots from a few of the beautiful spots of Jaipur like Tripolia Bazar.
Filming Locations: Tripolia Bazaar, Jaipur
Scene: Judi Dench in search of clues
- Bajirao Mastani
“Mohe Rang Do Laal” from the movie Padmavat featuring Deepika Padukone was filmed at Amber Fort of Jaipur.
The setting of this song showcases the grandeur of the fort and is aesthetically pleasing.
Filming Locations: Amber Fort, Jaipur
Scene: Mohe Rang do Laal song sequence
India’s entry to Oscar, Paheli, illustrated the shades of Pinkcity flawlessly.
The famous song ‘Kangana Re’ was shot at Jaipur’s Narain Niwas Palace Hotel and one of the movie’s most popular ghost sequence was filmed in Chand Baori in Abhaneri.
Filming Locations: Chand Baori and Narain Niwas Palace Hotel, Jaipur
Scene: Kangana Re song sequence and When Rani Mukherjee experiences some supernatural forces
- Sabse Bada Khiladi
Remember grooving on Sabse Bada Khiladi’s popular song ‘ Bholi Bhali Ladki’? This track was shot at City Palace, Kanak Vrindavan, and Birla Mandir. Every Jaipurite of that era will remember this super hit song for the longest of time.
Filming Locations: City Palace, Jaipur
Scene: Bholi Bhali Ladki song sequence
9. Jodha Akbar
The iconic period drama, Jodha Akbar showcases beautiful scenes shot in and around the famous Amer Fort. The Kadai featured in the film where Aishwarya Rai cooks food for the king is also one of the attractions of the fort. You can too pose with the large Kadhai and get those eyes popping out.
Filming Locations: Amer Fort
Scene: Maternal Home of Jodha, Kadhai scene
One of the famous movies filmed portraying the life story of Indian royalty was shot in the Narain Niwas Palace of Jaipur. The movie was based on the life of Maharani Gayetri Devi of Jaipur.
Filming Locations: Narain Niwas Palace of Jaipur
Scene: Most of the home locations