Top 10 short film locations in Delhi

  1. Jama masjid complex :

            Jama masjid complex iis one of the largest mosques in India.It has the most beautiful heritage structures built during the time of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.Various films like Delhi 6, Kurbaan, Sultan, etc were shooted here.

  1. Chandi chowk :

          Chandni Chowk, a main marketplace in Delhi, keeps alive the city’s living legacy of Shahjahanabad. Created by Shah Jahan, the builder of Taj Mahal, the old city, with the Red Fort as its focal point and Jama Masjid as the praying centre. Chandni Chowk remains Asia’s largest wholesale market.The aura of this age-old market has been captured in several movies like Delhi 6, Delhi Belly, Band Baaja Baraat, Fukrey and so on.

  1. Delhi haats :

         Situated in the heart of Delhi, the unique Dilli Haat is an upgraded version of the traditional weekly market.It offers a kaleidoscopic view of the richness and diversity of Indian handicrafts and artifacts. A plaza paved with stone and brickwork skillfully interspersed with grass, flowering shrubs and towering eucalyptus trees, plus a play corner for children have conjured up an oasis in which visitors can browse at their leisure.

  1. Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah :

         Nizamuddin Aulia was a mystic monk who lived in Delhi in the 14th century.He provided balance to a city like Delhi by spirituality. His example led to what Delhi is today; a stature of a city with varied religions and saints. This Dargah is where he rests now. The complex of Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah has the main dargah of the Sufi saint Hazrat Nizamuddin Aliya, tombs of the poet Amir Khusro, Jehanara Begum and Inayat Khan. Movies like Rockstar, Bajarangi Bhaijaan, etc. have been shot here.

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  1. India gate and Raj path:

        India Gate is one of the major landmarks in Delhi. This war memorial is one of the famous architectures in India.This Great War Memorial, situated along the ceremonial Raj Path Avenue (meaning King’s Way) in New Delhi, India Gate is a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers who died during the Afghan wars and World War I. The green lawns at India Gate are a popular evening and holiday rendezvous for young and old alike. A scene from the movie – Band, Bajaa, Baraat. A lot of movies like Fanaa, Rang De Basanti & Raanjhanaa among others have been shot with India Gate as a backdrop.

  1. Red fort :

       There is no question of missing Red Fort in Delhi. It is one of the famous monuments in India which was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Today, the Red Fort – Lal Quila is also one of the best film shooting locations in Delhi.Movies like Delhi 6, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, etc. have been shot around the complex.

  1. Connaught Place (Rajiv Chowk):

     Connaught Place is one of the largest commercial areas in Delhi, India. C.P. is a heritage complex and a great place to go shopping along with a lot of restaurants for every taste and budget. It is one of the most popular hangout spots among the youth of the City. A scene from the movie – Aisha. Other popular movies like Vicky Donor, Rockstar, 2 States & pk have also been shot in Connaught Place.

  1. Lodhi’s garden :

   Lodhi Garden, once called Lady Willingdon Park, was laid out in 1930. This beautiful park contains 15th and 16th century monuments made by Sayyids & Lodhi Sultans that are scattered among its well-kept lawns, flowers, shady trees and ponds.movies like ‘Chak De! India’, ‘Fanaa’ and the upcoming ‘Fukrey 2’ being shot there.

  1. Purana Qila  :

      The Purana Qila (Old Fort) is an excellent example of Mughal military architecture. Its three gates show a remarkable fusion of Indo-Islamic style of architecture. The lake at the Old Fort adds to its scenic beauty.The sequence shot at the Qila-e Kuhna Masjid in Purana Qila saw the film’s protagonists Veer (Shah Rukh Khan) and Zaara (Preity Zinta) bid farewell to each other.

  1. Tughlaqabad  :

Tughlaqabad Fort stands on a high outcrop of rocks and was built to guard from the attack of Mughals. In order to enter the fortress, one has to walk a causeway which originally supported 27 arches.A scene from the movie –Lakshya. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag among others are shot at Tughlakabad Fort.

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