Bollywood Flicks Shot In The Most Gorgeous Indian Palaces:
Talking about Bollywood, it always tries for picturesque locations and larger-than-life venues—and what’s grander than a palace? India’s rich culture, heritage & forts give it ample locations to explore.
Below we will share with you the name of some surreal Indian palaces that have been made famous by Bollywood flicks.
Located on the banks of Udaipur’s Lake Pichola is the Oberoi Udaivilas, the location for Kalki Koechlin’s big fat Indian wedding in Ranbir Kapoor & Deepika Padukone starrer Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. This hotel was constructed on the hunting grounds of the Maharana of Mewar. In addition to that, around 40 percent of the total area here is a designated wildlife sanctuary. The luxury estate gets its inspiration from Mewari tradition & architecture.
2. Bhool Bhulaiya
Visible in the chilling Akshay Kumar & Vidya Balan starrer Bhool Bhulaiya is Chomu Palace, a 300-year-old palace-turned-hotel rich in Rajasthani architecture. This palace was built by the descendants of King Prithvi Raj Chauhan, it was given tall walls to keep enemy forces away. This historic monument has been built according to the principles of Indian architectural science: Vastushastra.
Laxmi Niwas Palace located in the Lalgarh Palace Complex, Bikaner, Rajasthan, was built for Sir Ganga Singh back in 1904. It was built in the Indo-Saracenic style and was portrayed as Fawad Khan’s royal home in the Sonam Kapoor starrer Khoobsurat. Built primarily with sandstone, the palace was designed by Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob.
Narain Niwas Palace, located in Jaipur, was built in 1928 by General Amar Singh in Anglo-Indian architectural style. Welcoming Rajput heritage, the palace is one of the finest princely estates of Rajasthan. It was also the shoot location of Karisma Kapoor, Rekha, and Manoj Bajpai starrer Zubeidaa.
5. Veer Zaara
Saif Ali Khan & Kareena Kapoor Khan’s own princely estate, Pataudi Palace, also known as Ibrahim Kothi, was featured in Shah Rukh Khan & Preity Zinta starrer: Veer Zaara. This palace property, located in Haryana, was built in the early 1900s. It showcases the colonial architectural style of Imperial Delhi and was passed down from Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi to his son, Saif Ali Khan. The property is spread across 10 acres and has 150 rooms, including seven dressing rooms, seven bedrooms, seven billiard rooms, as well as palatial drawing rooms and dining rooms. The property is valued at ₹ 800 crores.