Which are the bollywood’s best travel movies to watch in 2020?
Well if you have this question in your mind, you come to the right place.
Travel has become an important part of our lifestyle. And in 2020 we are in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic which restricted our traveling nature. We now understand the importance of investing in experiences on material things.
Movies are the escape from the harsh realities of life. Those three hours spent in a dark theater open your window to fantasies. And when there are beautiful, picturesque places in those pictures, you want to pack your bags and travel. After all, getting inspired by movies is not always a bad thing.
Here are some Bollywood best travel movies to watch and relive the nostalgia.
Jab We Met (2007)
Star cast: Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Tarun Arora
Director: Imtiaz Ali
IMDb: 7.9 / 10
This is a movie I never get tired of watching. With a captivating storyline, incredible cast and train, bus, rickshaw, bicycle, jeep, and even truck, Jab We Met is a delight to the eyes and soul.
I went to Rohtang Pass after seeing the narrow road with snowy landscapes and snow walls on either side of Rohtang Pass on Jab We Met. Such road trip movies will inspire Bollywood to include them in your bucket-list.
The two protagonists Geet and Aditya look so pretty, you can’t get enough of them.
I realized that unplanned and unplanned trips can be a lot of fun (sometimes risky but worthy at the end). Lack of planning used to be good.
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)
Star cast: Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol
Director: Zoya Akhtar
IMDb: 8.1 / 10
Friends. Beautiful Road-Trip. And the fun begins.
ZNMD is about three friends who set out on a bachelor trip to Spain, which they planned at their college times to overcome their fears. They inspire audiences to enjoy the famous La Tomatina festival, Barcelona to Costa Brava to Seville to Buell to Pamplona and plan Spanish holidays while undertaking stunts such as scuba diving, skydiving, and bullfighting…
There are some movies that will make you fall in love with your life, ZNMD is one of them!
If you have a bucket list like these, then this film has all the ingredients to restore the traveler in you. It is one of the most inviting Bollywood road trip movies. you just wanna pack your bags and head out.
Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
Star cast: Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna
Director: Farhan Akhtar
IMDb: 8.1 / 10
This is the movie I saw with my best friends, yes we live watching the movie. This is one of the iconic travel movies of Bollywood.
If you are watching this movie then it’ll help in to take a road trip to Goa with friends. The film set a record, with a beautiful storyline of how three friends discover their friendship and the beauty of life while on a trip to Goa.
Dil Chahta Hai features exotic beach towns, golden-sand beaches, palm-fringed roadsides, back-country spice fields, quintessential churches and forts, and mouth-watering Goa cuisine. The film has contributed a lot to Goa tourism. The film also promotes Sydney’s various tourist spots, Australia.
Star cast: Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan
Director: Shoojit Sircar
IMDb: 7.6 / 10
Looking for a movie that heals you in the process? This is the one…
With a story of intricate yet beautiful father-daughter relationships, Piku touches hearts. The film is set in the Indian capital. The soul of the film is the road trip from Delhi to Kolkata on the way to the spiritual city of Varanasi.
The trip brings differences between the main actors (father and daughter), eventually, they solve their relationship by the end of the journey.
The alluring charm of Varanasi and the old world charm of Kolkata will push the traveler in you.
Star cast: Kangana Ranaut, Rajkummar Rao, Lisa Haydon
Director: Vikas Bahl
IMDb: 8.2 / 10
This film takes the protagonist and our imagination to Paris and Amsterdam. When the marriage of RANI called off, she decided to travel alone to her honeymoon. She discovers her own identity and learns that you don’t necessarily need a partner to have fun in your life.
She doesn’t let her honeymoon tickets go waste and decides to take the trip solo and this experience changes her life forever. She gains a new perspective about living life on her own terms.
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
Star cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Amrish Puri
Director: Aditya Chopra
IMDb: 8.1 / 10
The story revolves around the love story of a boy and a girl, they meet each other in London during the vacation in Europe. They travel with their friends to Eurostar in the areas of Zwessimen, Gstaad, Jungfrau, and Interlaken.
The landscapes of Europe are luxurious, and the film captures it beautifully. The second half of the film, shot in Punjab, also inspired a generation to click the picture in the mustard fields.
It is also one of 1001 must-watch movies before you die. Can you believe that this movie has been running in theaters in Maharashtra for over 20 years?
So how can this film not be among the best Bollywood travel movies?
Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)
Star cast: Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Priyanka Chopra
Director: Zoya Akhtar
IMDb: 6.9 / 10
The film was shot on a cruise that sailed through Turkey, Spain, and Tunisia. The scenes on the cruise ship are set against the backdrop of a beautiful sea and featured stunningly dressed people at the front of the camera. And are you still looking for reasons to go on a vacation?
It’s so exciting to see characters exploring a new country every day! Being on a cruise ship in the Mediterranean is very gorgeous and intensely catalyzing. The visuals are inspiring and capture the essence of each country – vibes, and culture
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
Star cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Aditya Roy Kapoor
Director: Ayan Mukherjee
IMDb: 7.1 / 10
The snow-capped peaks of Gulmarg, bordered by dense forests and glistening with white glory, are simply breathtaking, And this movie has all of it. Although Gulmarg passes as Manali in the film, the film inspires bag-packers to set aside everything and go trekking with friends in the area.
The film captivates the audience with the adorable characters of Naina and Bunny, the breathtaking landscape of Kashmir, and the royal vibes of Rajasthan.
The first half of the film features characters climbing the snow-capped Himalayas and the second half captures the beautiful palaces and monuments of Rajasthan. The theme wedding in Udaipur showed that Rajasthan is more than just a desert.
3 Idiots (2009)
Star cast: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, R Madhavan, Mona Singh
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
IMDb: 8.4 / 10
3 Idiots played a key role in making Leh Ladakh a popular destination. The climax of the film is the unusually beautiful Himalayan Lake – Pangong Tso stretching between India and China. The lake became a hot destination immediately after the film’s release. Otherwise, the offbeat location has become one of the most visited tourist destinations in India.
After releasing the movie local eateries, restaurants, hotels, camps, and lodges are mushrooming on the shores of the lake and many of them are amusingly named after the movie or its characters.
Parts of the film were shot at the Drook White Lotus School in Ley, now known as the Rancho School. The main protagonist of the film is named Rancho.
Jagga Jasoos (2017)
Star cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Saswata Chatterjee
Director: Anurag Basu
IMDb: 6.5 / 10
The film is about a curious boy who embarks on an expedition to search for his lost father and met the love of his life along the journey.
The movie starts in a beautiful hill station in West Bengal, Darjeeling, and later on lets you explore some of the most unexplored parts of South Africa and Morocco.
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