Check out this compilation of 7 famous films shot in Ahmedabad!

Check out this compilation of 7 famous films shot in Ahmedabad!

From Bollywood to Hollywood, Ahmedabad has been the charming backdrop for many films and movie characters.

Ahmedabad, with its enchanting clusters of pols, vibrant havelis, and rich historical architecture, has often drawn filmmakers seeking a unique backdrop to weave their cinematic tales. From the iconic Jama Masjid to the serene Sabarmati Ashram, the city's landmarks and bustling streets have played pivotal roles in both Bollywood and Hollywood productions, adding a touch of magic to the silver screen.

Here's a captivating rundown of some renowned films shot in Ahmedabad. Let us know if you have come across our beautiful city in any other films!

Raees: Nikah scene at Sarkhej Roza

In the film "Raees," the nikah scene between Raees (Shah Rukh Khan) and Aasiya (Mahira Khan) was filmed against the backdrop of the historic Sarkhej Roza. The beautifully lit Roza enhances the appeal of the wedding scene.

2 States: Scenes showing IIM-A

Portraying the love story between a Tamilian girl and a Punjabi boy, "2 States" captures the interstate romance blossoming at Ahmedabad’s IIM. Director Abhishek Varman skillfully utilized the beautiful campus, making it the first movie to be shot inside the renowned institute.

Extraction: Scenes shot in the streets of the city

Chris Hemsworth's action-packed thriller filmed on the streets of Ahmedabad, with the city standing in for Dhaka, Bangladesh. The adrenaline-pumping 11-minute chase sequence, a focal point of the film, was filmed in the vicinity of Rudra Prayag Flats in Ranip.

Kai Po Chhe: Scenes shot at Sabarmati Railway Stadium

This buddy drama, set in Ahmedabad and various parts of Gujarat, features cricket as one of its underlying themes. The Sabarmati Railway Stadium in the city served as the backdrop for a crucial match sequence.

OK Jaanu: Scenes of Jama Masjid and Sabarmati Ashram

The Hindi remake of Mani Ratnam’s Tamil romantic film, "O Kadhal Kanmani," takes the lead pair, portrayed by Tara (Shraddha Kapoor) and Adi (Aditya Roy Kapoor) to Ahmedabad.

The film beautifully explores the Jama Masjid mosque's intricately carved pillars and the serene ambiance of the iconic Sabarmati Ashram.

Mitron: Scenes showing pols

Jackky Bhagnani-starrer "Mitron" paints a romantic comedy against the canvas of Ahmedabad's Pols and bustling streets. The narrow lanes and vibrant Manek Chowk area form the perfect backdrop for this heartwarming rom-com.

Satyaprem Ki Katha: Scenes shot at Old City and Modhera

Set against the lively backdrop of Ahmedabad, "Satyaprem Ki Katha" unfolds the tale of Sattu Narayan and his middle-class Gujarati family. The film beautifully showcases the Old City and its alleys as integral elements in the portrayal of love and family.

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