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Top 5 Hollywood Movies that are based in India.

27 Mar 2017

India has always been a place of admiration for the western countries for a variety of reason. The westerners are very much attracted towards our country for its tradition, culture, history, literature, spirituality and a lot of other things. There has been quite a few literary and artistic adaptations of our repository of tradition, art and culture by the westerners and Hollywood is no exception We have even witnessed the Hollywood movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' going all the way to win the academy award for best picture and few other departments. Such is the influence of our country on the western society. In this article, we are gonna list down five Hollywood movies that are entirely based in India and this list would not include 'Slumdog Millionaire' as it's quite familiar to almost everyone in our country. Here comes the list.  

5. OutSourced - 2006

maxresdefault 'Outsourced' is a romantic comedy movie that is shot entirely in the northern parts of India. As the movie name suggest, the story revolves around an American who visits India to train the newly recruited team, after his job had been outsourced. This is quite a hilarious movie and people who are working on the outsourcing industry would be able to connect well to the story. Worth a watch.  

4. Darjeeling Limited - 2007

hollywoodmoviesshotinindia1_1377177053_980x457 After the demise of their father three brothers who are troubled with their personal life travel to India for a family time. With a pretty good star cast like Owen Wilson and 'The Pianist' fame Adrien Brody this movie guarantees you a thorough entertainer. Also we can see quite a few cameo appearances in the form of Natalie Portman, Bill Murray, Irfan Khan and others. Must Watch!!!  

3. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - 2011

IMG_8314.CR2 This movie is about a group of aged people who travel to India on account of their own reasons and how their life gets completely transformed during their stay here in India. The movie features the Slumdog Millionaire fame 'Dev Patel' in a very pivotal role who manages the Exotic Marigold Hotel which the tourists in the movie opt for their stay. This movie surely deserve viewing for the brilliant locations in and around Jaipur and also for the uniqueness of each characters in the movie.  

2. Gandhi - 1988

gandhi_3_kingsley This Biopic directed by Richard Attenborough and Ben Kingsley on the title role is one of the most critically acclaimed movie both in India and abroad. This movie was sincere to its attempt to reflect the real incidents that happened in the life of Mahatma Gandhi and one cannot imagine any one else on the title role other than Ben Kingsley. The movie won 8 academy awards which includes the best picture for the year. It is a must watch for all the cinema fans in India.  

1. Life of Pie - 2012

maxresdefault There is absolutely no wonder for this film to top the list as it is one of the most amazing movie experience ever. The movie was shot at various locations of Puducherry and Munnar  which adds to the beauty of each and every frame in the movie. With some well known actors like Irfan Khan and Tabu in the lead and directed by the industry veteran Ang Lee, this movie is some thing you shouldn't miss.


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