Travel, adventure and fun with a touch of filmi tadka –the movie “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” is all set to bring a smile to everyone’s face. One of the most awaited movies will see Ranbir playing as Bunny, a travel buff who traces his way through the most mesmerizing locations of India. As the nation gears up for the release of this movie, we take you for a ride through all the captivating locations where this movie was shot.
Gulmarg and Pahalgam:
The famous Persian saying describes the valley of Kashmir.
“Agar Firdaus bar ru-e-zamin ast, Hami ast o- Hami ast o- Hami ast”
(If there is heaven on earth, it is here, it is here, it is here )
The movie is shot in some of the most spectacular locations of Gulmarg and Pahalgam. One of the major attractions of Gulmarg is the Gondola lift – one of the highest cable cars in the world. The view from the top is simply breathtaking – just imagine viewing the valley of Kashmir from a height of 12,293ft !
Part of the movie scenes are shot at Kangdoori – one of the world’s famous ski resort in Gulmarg where temperatures can fall to minus 10°C.
The movie also covers stunning scenes from Pahalgam which is a recreation resort in itself rather than merely a hill station. A paradise for trekkers, couples, nature lovers alike – Pahalgam is a stunning beauty. Stroll through cosy markets, sip a cup of coffee in the arms of mother nature or shop some of the exquisite of Kashmiri handicraft – you won’t be bored of spending weeks in this small place. The cast and crew of the movie had a great time here playing pranks at each other with a magnificent valley in the backdrop.
The next major location of the movie is Manali which is ruled by snow. Nestled in the hills of Himachal Pradesh, Manali is a tranquil hill station enfolded by dense pine wood and snowy mountains with the winding Beas River. Manali is certainly famous for its appealing beauty.
Being inspired by the splashy locations the crew shot a couple of scenes at the famous Hadimba Temple – a four-story structure, with impeccable woodcarvings and a splendid Shikhara that towers over the shrine. This temple is dedicated to Hadimba a ‘Rakshashi’, and was built in the year 1553. Impressive carving of Goddess Durga magnifies the doors of the temple. The pahari kids of Manali had a great time clicking pictures with the stars.
The traditional touch to the movie was given by shooting at the Gangur Ghat in Udaipur – the city of lakes. Gangaur ghat is a prime location for travelers, backpackers dotted with hotels, restaurants and cafes. A perfect location for a view of the captivating Udaipur Lake, Gangaur ghat is in proximity to the famous City Palace and Bagore-ki-Haveli. The famous Gangaur festival is celebrated here very grandly every year. The crew of the movie had shot at wedding scene at the ghat in soaring temperatures. Parts of the wedding scene are also shot at the very royal Udaivilas.
Covering the stunning locations of India, this movie is set to urge everyone to travel and see the real India.
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