Are you a Bollywood Buff? Know Popular Movies Shot In Mumbai!

Being the home to Bollywood, a lot of films are shot in the city, especially in Film City, Goregaon. But that’s not what we are talking about. We are talking about the movies shot in the iconic locations of the city, places that have also been part of our memories. Well, we know there are innumerable movies depicting the best and worst of Mumbai, the below list is just a sneak peek to the movies we absolutely love! Hence we brought you a curated list of movies shot in Mumbai

1. Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na 

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This iconic film from 2008 needs to introduction, and we are sure you can binge this movie again and again. A story revolving around young college graduates from Mumbai, this film showcases quite a few iconic locations. The college scenes in the beginning of the film were shot at St Xavier’s College, another iconic location is the Bandra fort where the song Kabhi Kabhi Aditi was shot.

Watch it on Netflix

2. Wake up sid

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This gem of a film from 2009 put Ayan Mukerji on the map, as Wake Up Sid won multiple awards. Based in Mumbai, the film showcases the busy lifestyle of the city, especially the lanes of South Bombay. The film also encapsulates the beauty of Marine Drive with the song Iktara playing in the background. Oh, and the college sequence was shot at HR College in Churchgate.

Watch it on Netflix

3. Munna Bhai MBBS

We got another iconic film on the list, and this time it’s a blockbuster from 2003. This film not only made Munna and Circuit characters but also introduced us to the marvel of Rajkumar Hirani. In the film, the part where you see Munna’s house is actually shot at the Dhobi Ghat.

Watch it on Netflix and SonyLiv

4. The Lunch box

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One of the most amazing movies in terms of the storyline, this is one of the must-watch films to get a vibe of Mumbai. The entire film is based on the quintessential dabbawalas of Mumbai, who in the film managed to bring two strangers together. The film also has a sequence shot in the local train where Irrfan Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui are seen on their way to work.

Watch it on Netflix and YouTube

5. Gully Boy

One of the more recent films on the list, Gully Boy is not only shot in Mumbai but bring out the essence of the city. Revolving around the life of slum dweller Murad Ahmed, most of the film is shot in Dharavi. Some other location where the film was shot includes Kurla station, the scene where Murad seems to be learning from the advice given by Divine was shot at Wadi Bunder in Mazgaon, whereas, the Aazadi song was shot at Atria Mall in Worli.

Watch it on Amazon Prime

6. CityLights

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This movie focuses on the life of immigrants trying to make a living in the city, showcases life in the city from a different perspective. Shooting in real locations across Mumbai, iconic places like the Dadar Terminus, Marine Drive, as well as the street shops, will make you feel at home.

Watch it on Amazon Prime

Tell us your favourite movies shot in Mumbai!

Also Read: Increase your Bollywood quotient and know about the popular colleges where Bollywood movies were shot!

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