August 18, 2022

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These Hollywood movies have been shot in India

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While Bollywood filmmakers spend crores of rupees for shooting in many attractive places around the world. On the other hand, the trend of many Hollywood filmmakers has increased towards shooting in India these days. Whether it’s Danny Boyle’s ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ or ‘A Mighty Heart’ based on the death of journalist Daniel Pearl. Due to the flexibility in Indian culture and rules, many Hollywood filmmakers have been coming to India for shooting. Many such Hollywood filmmakers also win awards by showing their films to Indian culture. Today we would know the best Hollywood movies shot in India.


Much of the Hollywood film Extraction has been shot in India. Due to being shot in India, this film has been in the news for a long time. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, the lead actor of Marvel Studios’ superhit film Thor, in the lead role. Being a film based on Indian background, it also has many Indian actors. Randeep Hooda is seen in the role of commando in this film. Apart from this, all the actors like Pankaj Tripathi, Priyanshu Penuli, Piyush Khati, Rudraksh Jaiswal appeared in this Hollywood film extraction.


Part of the movie ‘Lion’ starring actor Dev Patel has also been shot in India. The film also has international faces Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Dev Patel along with Indian actors Deepti Naval, Priyanka Bose, Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Filmed in Kolkata and Australia, the film was released in India in 2017. Directed by Garth Davis, the film revolves around a five-year-old boy who gets lost in the streets of Kolkata and is then adopted by an Australian couple, then 25 years later he sets out in search of his family.

Zero Dark Thirty

The film was based on an encounter of Osama Bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Part of it was shot at Punjab Engineering College and DAV College in Chandigarh.

A Mighty Heart

The film was directed by Michael Winter Bottom. This film was supposed to be shot in Karachi, Pakistan, but for some reason this film was not shot in Karachi but in Pune, India.

Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire is a Hollywood film that was shot in India. The film won an Oscar. The film was directed by Danny Boyle. The film portrayed India’s poverty up close and was shot in Juhu where the huts were shot. The film stars Bollywood stars Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan and Freida Pinto in the lead roles.

Million dollar arm

The film ‘Million Dollar Arm’ was shot in India, the film was shot in Mumbai and the film is directed by Craig. The music of this film was composed by famous singer AR Rahman.


‘Outsourced’ directed by John Jeffcott is a comedy and romantic film that people loved a lot. Most of the shooting of this film was done in many parts of Mumbai.

Life of Pi

The shooting of the Hollywood film ‘Life of Pi’ was shot in many places in India. The film was shot in spectacular locations like Puducherry and Kerala. Bollywood actors Tabu and Irrfan Khan also acted as lead actors in this film. PTI

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