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Movies are something that interests almost everyone and for a travel lover someone like you, it’s like a fascinating world! These are some of the Bollywood movies that will make you want to pack up your bags and leave for the most exciting journey ever!
Without pondering much, let’s get straight to the list of movies that will inspire you to travel a.k.a. Travel-Inspiring movies in Bollywood (Hindi).

01Highway (2014):



This movie not only gives the audience a sense of the freedom that one achieves while traveling but also makes people aware of Stockholm Syndrome. It covers beautiful places of the north India such as sections in Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir along with a beautifully organic fashion.

Directed by: Imtiaz Ali
Written by: Imtiaz Ali
Starring: Randeep Hooda, Alia Bhatt
Music by: A. R. Rahman
Cinematography: Anil Mehta
Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highway_(2014_Hindi_film)

Qarib Qarib Singlle (2017):

Qarib-Qarib-Singlle travel-movie

Qarib Qarib Singlle

The story revolves around the couple who is hardcore travelers and not like the one that ends up loving or dying together.  Shot in real locations like Dehradun, Delhi, Alwar, Bikaner, Rishikesh, and Gangtok encapsulating all modes of transport from trains, buses, ropeway to taxis.

Directed by: Tanuja Chandra
Written by: Kamna Chandra
Starring: Irrfan Khan, Parvathy
Cinematography: Eeshit Narain
Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qarib_Qarib_Singlle

 Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011):


Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

What about a road trip to Spain? And enjoy the Tomatina festival, the running Bulls..? Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara features the road trip by 3 friends and is filmed in different locations in Spain. The climax of the film, which features the Running of the Bulls, was filmed at Pamplona.

Directed by: Zoya Akhtar
Story by: Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti
Starring: Hrithik Roshan, Abhay Deol, Farhan Akhtar, Katrina Kaif
Music by: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
Cinematography: Carlos Catalan
Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zindagi_Na_Milegi_Dobara

Queen (2014):



The movie tells the story of a groom who just walked out before her marriage and decided to see the world, to live for her. In the unexpected vacation journey, she met new people and became long- life friends of them; deal with street thieves to opening up to an all-new world while roaming around Paris and Amsterdam made for a wonderful travel film.

Directed by: Vikas Bahl
Written by: Anvita Dutt Guptan (dialogue), Kangana Ranaut (additional dialogue)
Starring: Kangana Ranaut, Rajkummar Rao,  Lisa Haydon
Music by: Amit Trivedi
Cinematography: Bobby Singh, Siddharth Diwan (Additional cinematography)
Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_(2014_film)

Jab Harry Met Sejal (2017):


Jab Harry Met Sejal

Jab Harry Met Sejal is a true example of evoking the hungry traveler among all of us. Jab Harry Met Sejal shows up a number of places including highways of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Paris, Amsterdam, and Budapest.

Directed by: Imtiaz Ali<
Written by: Imtiaz Ali
Starring: Anushka Sharma, Shah Rukh Khan
Songs: Pritam Diplo/td>
Background score: Hitesh  Sonik
Cinematography: K.U. Mohanan
Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jab_Harry_Met_Sejal

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013):


Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

This movie is the showcase of how a trip can bring out a major change in a person and can end their search for love. The movie begins with mountain trekking along with videographer’s journey for a travel TV show of Ranbir in the movie. It also covers the beauty of the “City of Lakes”, Udaipur along with various foreign countries.

Directed by: Ayan Mukerji
Written by: Hussain Dalal (Dialogue)
Starring: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Aditya Roy Kapur, Kalki Koechlin, Madhuri Dixit
Music by: Pritam
Cinematography: V. Manikandan
Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yeh_Jawaani_Hai_Deewani


Dil Chahta Hai (2001):


Dil Chahta Hai

Every youth dream and wait long for a trip to Goa. It is a perfect example of travel diaries with friends. Saif Ali Khan, Aamir Khan and Akshaye Khanna’s road trip to Goa or Aamir’s Sydney outing with Preity Zinta, this film is a successful example of friendship and road trips.

Directed by: Farhan Akhtar
Written by: Farhan Akhtar
Starring: Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni, Dimple Kapadia
Music by: A. R. Rahman
Cinematography: Ravi K. Chandran
Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dil_Chahta_Hai

Dil Dhadakne Do (2015):

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Dil Dhadakne Do

‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ is purely a journey of a dysfunctional Punjabi family along with their family and friends that show glimpses of the tourist spots on land in France, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, and Italy.

Directed by: Zoya Akhtar
Written by: Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar
Starring: Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Farhan Akhtar/td>
Music by: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
Cinematography: Anil Mehta
Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dil_Dhadakne_Do

Tamasha (2015):



The story flies around serene bylanes of Shimla besides a bit of Delhi. It is a tourist inspired movie for both solo or with a loved one. It covers places such as Corsica, Indian cities–Shimla, Delhi, Gurgaon, Kolkata; followed by Tokyo as well.

Directed by: Imtiaz Ali
Written by: Imtiaz Ali
Starring: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone
Music by: A. R. Rahman
Cinematography: Ravi Varman
Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamasha_(2015_film)

Chennai Express (2013):


Chennai Express

This movie features some eye-soothing locations. It involves the green terrains of Munnar, the Dudhsagar Falls and several unseen gems in Kerala like Devikulam Lake, Meesapulimala, Wagavara, and Kannimala and parts of Goa and Rameshwaram as well.

Directed by: Rohit Shetty
Written by: K. Subash
Starring: Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan
Songs by: Vishal–Shekhar
Background score: Amar Mohile
Cinematography: Dudley
Link: a href=”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chennai_Express” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chennai_Express

London Paris New York (2012):


London Paris New York

As the name suggests, you can see the beauty of the places, London, Paris and New York. Although the movie was not a big hit, the places were depicted very beautifully. You will love these most beautifully shot places and couldn’t resist visiting this place.

Directed by: Anu Menon
Written by: Ritu Bhatia, Anu Menon (Dialogue
Starring: Ali Zafar, Aditi Rao Hydari
Music by: Ali Zafar
Background Score: Dhruv Ghanekar
Cinematography: Sameer Arya
Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London,_Paris,_New_York

So these were some of the inspiring travel-inspiring movies that we like in Bollywood. Wait a minute; did we forget any of your favorite travel Bollywood movies to discuss? Let us know the same in the comments section. Also feel free to checkout some of the travel movies from South India – Top Malayalam Travel Movies that inspire you to Travel.

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