Movie Locations

Quite a few times, when I see a movie or album I'll end up recognizing where it was shot... So here are some of the places that I've visited and written about in my blog, that can be spotted in movies/albums/ads etc!
This is in no particular order. I'm just keeping on adding as I come to know and exploring. 

1. NIFT, Chennai (my almamater) - Manmadhan (Adyar Music College), Eesan (Institute of Fashion Technology), Bindu Appalam Ad
2. Golkonda Fort - Magadheera (Song - Panchadara Bomma), Pokiri/Wanted/Pokkiri (Fight scene after love proposal)
3. Vasai Fort - Khamoshi (Song - Aankhon mein kya)
4. Mahabalipuram - Guru (Song - Barso Re / Vinmeengal), 2 States (wedding location of hero & heroine), May Madham (Song - En mel vizhundha)
5. Athirapally Waterfalls - Raavan/Ravanan (Song - Behne De / Usure Pogudhe), Punnagai Mannan suicide scene
6. Alamparai Fort - Thiruvilayadal Aarambam (Song - Vizhigalil)
7. Gateway of India - Vaaranam Aayiram (Song - Nanjukkul peidhidum), OK Kanmani (Song - Mental manadhil), Bombay (Toddlers scene in Poovukkenna pootu song), Nayakan (Song - Nee oru kadhal sangeetham), Ghajini (Hindi - Route scene in Behka song)
8. Taj Hotel, Mumbai - Vaaranam Aayiram (Song - Nanjukkul peidhidum) 
9. Sivaranthagam Banyan Tree - Life of Pi (Scene - teenager Pi asks about dance mudras to his gal)
10. Gingee Fort - Kovil (Song - Kokku meena thinguma), Saatai (Song - Vaa nanba)
11. Bhau Daji Lad Museum - Ship of Theseus climax scene
12. Rann of Kutch - Paheli (Amitabh scenes), Magadheera (horse chariot race scene, Dheera dheera song), R..Rajkumar (Song - Saree ke fall), Sarvam (song - Siragugal ennai)
13. Haji Ali Dargah - Fiza (song - Piya Haji Ali)
14. Hogenakkal Waterfalls - Rhythm (Song - Nadhiye nadhiye), Samurai (Song - Moongil Kaadugale), Vaaname Ellai suicide scene
15. Shozinganallur Beach - Vinnai Thaandi Varuvaya (the scene just before Kannukkul Kannai song)
16. Sarkhej Roza - Bana Kaathadi (Song - En Nenjil oru poo)
17. Adalaj Vav - Bana Kaathadi (Song - En Nenjil oru poo)
18. Thalakkadu - Mudhal Mariyadhai (heroine coracle scenes)
19. Modhera Sun Temple - Paheli (ghost meets herione)
20. Somnathpur - Aanandha Thandavam (Song - Kanaa kangiren), Arunachalam (Athaanda Ithaanda), Thalapathi (Sundari Kannal)

Anything movie missed out from the places covered in My Travelogue (use the search box atop to know if I've been to a particular location) or any mistakes? Let me know!


  1. hi. please advise last scene place in movie. i m talking about the place where last fight has takes place.


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