Films impact our lives a lot. They set the fashion trends, wedding trends, and latest hairdos; they even in a way influence our travel decisions. The shooting locations that our showcased in films create such an impression and aura for the place that one would just want to go. Check out some of the latest movies that were shot in the rugged, beautiful terrains of Ladakh. It will surely leave you inspired to travel there!
This famous Bollywood flick depicted the Indian education system in an entertaining yet serious way. The scenes in the movie were shot in Shey, 20-minute drive from Leh.
The Two places in Leh that attracted a lot of tourists after this film is Pangong Lake – The last part of the film has beautifully captured Pangong Lake.
And the famous Rancho School! Its actual name is Druk Padma Karpo School. Must visit this school to see how it is built in an eco-friendly way and is earthquake resistant.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Pangong Lake, the meeting point of some characters in the film. What a meeting point! The blue sky, the reflection of the hills on the Lake – A truly captivating sight!
Who can forget this film? Ladakh, its people, villages, mountains, and landscape has been so magnificently shot and shown through this film. The director of this movie Farhan Akhtar said, “I think the person I was before I went to Ladakh to shoot, and what I was when I came back – to me are completely two different people, I wasn’t the same.”
BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG
In this true story of the great Flying Sikh of India, the beautiful Nubra Valley has been shown. Its exquisite scenery will just blow you away. At a two-hour distance from Nubra is the Hunder Valley, famous for its desert and two-humped camel safari. Read more about Nubra here, http://triyana.in/destinations-2/
Another film based on Kargil war was shot at different locations in Leh. Through the many scenes, Ladakh’s majestic landscape was brought right into everyone’s living room through the TV screens.
Situated at a height of 4,360 meters, is known to be the world’s highest salt water lake – The Pangong Lake. Here, was the famous song ‘Satrangi Re’ picturised.
One can stay over night in a tented accommodation and witness the beauty of the starry night sky.
Seems Pangong Lake is a hit amongst Bollywood directors. This film too was shot in Leh at Pangong.
Well, you have seen these locations on the 70mm or your TV screen. Why don’t you experience it first hand? This is the best time to visit Ladakh, plan your trip now, http://triyanatravel.com/tourcats/ladakh/