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Famous Movies Filmed in India

Updated May 12, 2020 1.7k views27 items

List RulesThe movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in India

List of movies that were filmed in India, including trailers of the films when available. India has a lot of famous landmarks and beautiful landscapes, making it a great location to film movies in. This list of famous movies shot in India is listed by popularity, so the movie names at the top of the list are the most well-known. This isn't necessarily a list of all movies shot in India, so if you notice an important film is missing then feel free to add it at the bottom of this list.

This list features movies like Adajya and Dhoom.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "What films were shot in India?" and "Which famous movies were filmed in India?" then you'e in the right place.

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in India are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind1

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    Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr

    Released1977

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    Dev Patel, Anil Kapoor

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    Kareena Kapoor, Aamir Khan

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    Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham

    Released2004

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    Shah Rukh Khan, Ajith Kumar

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    Shriya Saran, Prakash Raj

    Released2009

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    Sharon Stone, Randy Quaid

    Released1996

    Directed byBruce Beresford

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    Keith Malloy, Shane Dorian

    Released2000

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    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan

    Released2000

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    Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt

    Released2007

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    Cassie Scerbo, John Schneider

    Released2011

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    Anupam Kher, Rahul Bose

    Released2008

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    Sanjay Dutt, Anupam Kher

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    Tabu, Tom Alter

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    Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi

    Released2008

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    Saurabh Shukla, Anurag Kashyap

    Released2008

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    Paresh Rawal, Jackie Shroff

    Released2006

    Directed byRakesh Kakaria, Chand Mehta

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    Juhi Chawla, Rahul Bose

    Released2010

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    R. Madhavan, Paloma Rao

    Released2006

    Directed bySudhish Kamath

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    Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Sudeep

    Released2012

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    Hrishitaa Bhatt, Himani Shivpuri

    Released2012

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    Danny Denzongpa, Rajendranath Zutshi

    Released2007

    Directed byShivajee Chandrabhushan

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    Peter Dalle, Dolly Minhas

    Released2004

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    Hilal Ahmed Langoo, Taniya Khan

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