5 Iconic Bollywood Movies Shot In Rajasthan

In case you didn’t know, Rajasthan is not only recognized for its art, culture, music, and dance, but it is also highly regarded in Bollywood, where many films have been shot in the city’s gorgeous forts and bazaars. These films have beautifully captured the depth and beauty of India’s most colourful state.

Here are 5 iconic Bollywood movies shot in Rajasthan

1. Bajirao Mastani

Bajirao Mastani, starring one of the most popular couples Ranvir Singh and Deepika Padukone, as well as Priyanka Chopra, was shot at Jaipur’s Amer Palace. It remains and will continue to be one of the greatest films of all time due to the unmatchable elegance that the film portrays as well as the actors’ unparalleled grace and chemistry.

2. Rudaali

Rudaali, a Bollywood classic, portrays the life story of a Rajasthani professional female weeper. With Dimple Kapadia in the lead role, Kalpana Lajmi helmed the film. The huge havelis in the village of Barna, which is located around 40 miles from Jaisalmer and the desert-covered land were beautifully captured in the film.

​3. Mughal-E-Azam

Mughal-E-Azam, the huge Bollywood film featuring Prithviraj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar and Madhubala, captures the magnificence of Amber Fort’s Sheesh Mahal in the epic song Jab Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya.

4. Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Kareena Kapoor Khan and Salman Khan played the key roles in this comedy-drama movie. Furthermore, this film stole our hearts in the theatres with one of Salman’s best performances and a heartfelt story and message.

​5. Jodha Akbar

It is without a doubt one of the best historical films produced in India. Jodha Akbar by Ashutosh Gowarikar captures the immense beauty of Jaipur’s Amer Fort. The cooking scene in the film is quite memorable and the massive kadhai can be found inside the Amer Fort.