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Travel India Blog : 5 Movies to Watch before Traveling to India

India is a cultural and surprising place. Many places of India is full of surprises. Before traveling to any country it is better to make yourself familiar about it. India is a very big country, you need a whole year to travel it.  If you are planning to visit India this year, then there are some movies that you should watch to make yourself familiar with Indian Culture, tourist places.

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Through this blog, you will get the Idea about :

  1. North India Culture
  2. South India Culture
  3. Glimpse of Tourist places
  4. Behavior of India people
  5. Cultural Activities

Here are Five Selected movies to watch before traveling to India :

  1. The Best Exotic Marigold hotel (Jaipur)

This movie is all about the journey of a six retired people, who came to India for the first time. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is full of surprising ups and downs, how they fall in love with Indian culture, traditions etc. Its shooting was done in Jaipur (Rajasthan). Rajasthan is popular for its culture, Forts, Deserts etc.

Through this movie you will get the good Idea about the Rajasthan.

2.  Life of Pie (Kochi, Kerala) —

Life of Pie is a movie about a India boy, who got lost in middle of ocean with a Tiger. Story revolves around the play how they became friends with each other and later separated.

This movie is based on South India Culture. You will get the Idea about the South Indian culture, beaches through this movie. Life of Pie is a award winning movie and worth watch atleast once.

3) Slumdog Millionaire ( Mumbai and Agra )

This movie is based on the slum areas of Mumbai and Agra and shows about rags to riches story of a boy who got once in a lifetime chance to become millionaire.

This movie consist of Bollywood drama with a touch of Hollywood effects and won 8 Oscars in total for its filming and story. Overall it is a feel good film showing empowering of a big cities of India.

4) Monsoon Wedding ( Delhi )

This movie is based on Indian marriage, shooted completely in Delhi. If you want to have some glimpse about Indian marriages then you should watch this movie.

It will give you a true flavor of Indian wedding. How relatives from different parties came together to celebrate wedding and later family drama.

5. Gandhi

This movie is based on the life of Mahatma Gandhi who fought for the freedom of India. It is a biopic played by British actor Ben Kingsley. Movie is based between 1900 to 1947. It starts with Mahatma Gandhi thrown out of Train, then his participation in India freedom and ultimately his assassination.

This movie will give you a knowledge about Indian freedom struggle and glimpse of rural India.


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Which movies you have watched till now? Do you know more movies which could be in Top 5 ? Do share with me in comment box.

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