Think Purani Dilli, think lip-smacking food, narrow gullies, chaat-papdi, incredible monuments that tell tall tales of a bygone era, and loads of shopping.
Purani Dilli is simply magnificent! So much so, that many of our beloved Bollywood directors have script their movies to capture its beauty, essence, and charisma of this place, coz nothing beats the flavours of old Dilli.
The narrow lanes, colourful aura, larger than life real characters make Purani Dilli a live set for incredible filmy shots.
Every time we see a movie shot here, we fall in love with this place, TIME AND AGAIN!
Here is a list of movies that got us overwhelmed about Old Delhi again!
The movie was shot in many locations including Delhi. A glimpse of the magnificent Red fort has been revealed in the movie. Pk is seen messing around in the premises of the palace in the scene where Pk complains about loss of his remote to the Police.
The trailer of the most awaited movie is already released and a number of photographs have been posted by the crew on social networking sites of the leading pair roaming around in the areas of Chandni Chowk and posing for a picture standing in front of Red Fort and Jama Masjid.
Black and White
The movie sets around the busy streets of Chandni Chowk and Chawri Bazaar. There is a perfect scene where the male lead Numair Qazi (Anurag Sinha) sketches the Red Fort in a little diary apart from many others that make us instantly connect to this historic area.
Shooting inside the Jama Masjid is prohibited but, was an exception made for Kurbaan, which shows Saif Ali Khan praying inside the mosque in the song Shukran Allah.
Band Baaja Baaraat
Bittoo and Shruti roam around in the streets of Meena Bazaar and Chandni Chowk to find best of the decors for their wedding planner business. The movie perfectly featured some of the famous stores in Chandni Chowk.
Starring Abhay Deol and Soha Ali Khan, this movie was partly shot in Delhi where Soha Ali Khan is shown living in Daryaganj. The Love story has all flavours of Chandni Chowk, Nizamuddin Station and Jama Masjid. This low-budget movie smartly used the cultural richness of the place to enhance its beauty.