List of some of the most famous Hollywood movies that were shot in India

Filmmakers in India have been traveling across the globe to find the perfect, exotic place and setting for their movies. But so are Hollywood filmmakers traveling to India for their perfect shots and clips for their movies. It’s great to see globalization in film-making around the world.Here is the list of some of the most famous Hollywood movies that were shot in India.

Which of the movies did you know were shot in India? Are there any that should be listed here ? You can add more on this list below.

#1 Zero Dark Thirty – 2012

Because they couldn’t shoot in Lahore (due to permission reason), Zero Dark Thirty has the scene that was meant to be Lahore but was actually shot in Chandigarh.


#2 The Darjeeling Limited – 2007


Starring Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody and Jason Schwartzman, The Darjeeling Limited was shot in Jodhpur. You can feel how three brothers find their spiritual path in the humdrum of the Indian city in this all-so-famous Wes Anderson movie. The director claims his inspiration for the movie was Satyajit Ray, one of the greatest filmmaker of 20th century in India.


#3 Eat, Pray, Love – 2010

#4 Life of Pi – 2012


Though mostly famous for the CGI of the tiger in the movie, Ang Lee’s Film Life of Pi has the entire first act shot in the coastal town of Puducherry (also known as Pondicherry). The story of ‘Pi’ Patel, played by Suraj Sharma, had also few scenes in Kerala.


#8 Dark Knight Rises – 2012

#9 The Bourne Supremacy – 2004

You are going to find the first 20 minutes of the movie with Jason Bourne, played by Matt Daemon, living in India. One could not have thought that the cool, relaxing vibe of Goa can be used as a set for an action-packed movie. Well, you will see the unthinkable in this Paul Greengrass movie.


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