• Haider
  • Bajrangi Bhaijaan
    Bajrangi Bhaijaan fan made posterSalman Khan/ Facebook
  • 'Student Of the Year' film poster
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  • Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor
    Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor in "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" (Facebook)(Facebook)
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  • 4. Jab Tak Hai Jaan
    The movie collected ₹121.27 crore, making it the fourth highest grosser film in India this year.Facebook official page

Shooting in foreign countries has become a trend in Bollywood entertainment industry. While Shah Rukh Khan's "Don 2" was shot in Berlin, Salman Khan's "Ek Tha Tiger" was shot in Cuba, Turkey and Ireland.

With this trend, Bollywood has shown us almost all exotic locales from across the world.

However, Kashmir - which is called India's own Switzerland - has always been a favourite location for many Bollywood films.

Latest reports suggest that Salman's upcoming film "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" will be shot in the Kashmir valley. If the reports are true, it will be Salman's first film that will be shot in this beautiful valley. Kareena Kapoor Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui will also join the film's crew.

Check out the popular Bollywood films shot in Kashmir below:


Vishal Bhardwaj's crime drama "Haider", which is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy "Hamlet", deals with the 1995 conflicts in Kashmir. The film is completely shot in Kashmir and has Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Tabu, Kay Kay Menon and Irrfan Khan in pivotal roles.


Alia Bhatt received several accolades for her performance in Imtiaz Ali's "Highway" (2014) along with Randeep Hooda. The film was shot in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Rajasthan.

"Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani"

In the 2013 film "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani", even though it was mentioned that Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone are on a trekking tripin Manali, it was shot in Gulmarg in Kashmir.

"Jab Tak Hai Jaan"

Apart from London, Yash Chopra's romantic film "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" (2012), starring Shah Rukh, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma was also shot in Kashmir.

"Student of the Year"

Karan Johar's 2012 film "Student of the Year" marked the debut of Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan. The beautiful song "Ishq Waala Love" of the movie, featuring the lead actors, was shot in the snow-covered backdrop of Kashmir. 


Shoojit Sircar's 2005 romantic drama "Yahaan", starring Jimmy Shergill, Minissha Lamba and Yashpal Sharma was completely shot in Kashmir.


Mani Ratnam's evergreen film "Roja" (1992), starring Aravind Swamy and Madhoo, was also shot in the Kashmir valley.

"Dil Se..."

Mani Ratnam's another film "Dil Se..." (1998), which was based on terrorism, was shot in Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir, Assam, Delhi and Kerala, among others. The film had Shah Rukh Khan, Manisha Koirala and Preity Zinta in main roles.