Jodhpur has become one of the top tourist destinations in India. Tripadvisor ranked Jodhpur among the ‘top 10 Destinations on Rising’ throughout the world. Moreover, it is in the top 3 destinations in Asia. This shows the popularity and love of travelers for Blue City.
Home to blue houses, natural beauty, and famous monuments like Mehrangarh Fort and Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur promises a great travel experience. While the city is known for the tourist places, you might not know that many superhit and popular Bollywood and Hollywood movies have also been shot here. In this write-up, let’s talk about the Hollywood and Bollywood films shot in Jodhpur.
Top Bollywood Movies Made in Jodhpur
- Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999)
You all might have heard about this movie and know that portion of it was shot in the Blue City. Released in 1999, the Hum Saath Saath Hain movie featured Salman Khan, Mohnish Bahl, Reema Lagoo and many more stars. The song titled ‘Mhare Hiwade Mein Naache Mor’ was made in Jodhpur’s Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada.
- Shakti: The Power (2002)
Sharukh Khan, Nana Patekar, Sanjay Kapoor, and Karishma Kapoor were the main cast of this film. It was released in 2002. In this thriller movie, some of the scenes of Shakti were shot in the Khejarla Fort near Jodhpur. The Khejarla Fort has located around 80 km from the city of Jodhpur. You can book a taxi rental in Jodhpur to visit it.
- Tere Naam (2003)
It is one of the top Bollywood movies made in Jodhpur. Featuring Salman Khan and Bhoomika Chawla, it was released in 2003. Several parts of the film were created in Mehrangarh Fort and Balsamand Lake Palace.
- Dor (2006)
Starring Shreyas Talpade, Ayesha Takia, and Gul Panag, the part of the Dor movie was shot in Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur. During their trip to Rajasthan, the Dor movie cast stayed at the Manwar Resort. It was released in 2006.
- The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
This is an American comedy-drama movie that featured Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody and Schwartzman in the lead roles. It was released in 2007. It is the story of three brothers who visit India for a spiritual journey after the death of their father. A number of scenes in the film have been shot in the streets of Jodhpur.
- Awarapan (2007)
Awarapan movie was released in 2007, starring Emran Hashmi and Shriya Saran. Several scenes of the movie were shot in Jodhpur’s different places.
- Veer (2010)
Veer is an epic action movie released in 2010. Featuring Salman Khan, Mithun Chakraborty, Jackie Shroff, Sohail Khan, and Zareen Khan as the main cast, the movie was primarily shot in Jodhpur and Jaipur. You can watch the action scenes created in the Mehrangarh fort.
- Kaalo (2010)
It was an award-winning film released in 2010. Kaalo is a horror film, parts of which were shot in the city of Jodhpur.
- Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)
This movie featured the late Sushant Singh Rajput and Parineeti Chopra. Various scenes of the film were shot in Mehrangarh fort and local areas. It was released in 2013.
- Baadshaho (2017)
Released in 2017, the Baadshaho movie features Ajay Devgan, Emran Hashmi, Vidyut Jammwal, and Ileana D’Cruz. The movie was primarily shot in Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. You will get to see the streets of Blue City near the Mehrangarh Fort.
- Thugs of Hindustan (2018)
Released in 2018, the Thugs of Hindustan movie featured popular stars like Amitabh Bachhan and Amir Khan. The last part of the film was made in the gigantic Mehrangarh Fort. This is by far one of the most recent films made in Jodhpur.
Top Hollywood Films Made in Jodhpur
Along with the Bollywood films, here is the quick list of Hollywood movies shot in Jodhpur:
- Autobiography of a Princess
- The Fall
- The Jungle Book (1994)
- The Dark Knight Rises
So, these are the best Bollywood and Hollywood films made in Jodhpur. Mehrangarh Fort has been the witness of most of the scenes in these movies. If you want to know more facts about the places to visit in Jodhpur, then you should book a guide who can share some interesting insights and facts you will love about these places.