Each one of us is wooed by the movies coming from Yash Raj Films. YRF has been one of the most popular production houses in India with a huge fan following. The iconic movie studios was founded in 1970 by the legendary filmmaker Yash Chopra.
YRF has carved a niche for itself and has maintained its flagship position in the field of entertainment for more than 4 decades. From making movies with huge-budget starring the biggest of Bollywood actors to giving a new height to youth-oriented films featuring the young talent from all across the country, YRF has always stood out.
Their movies are loved for many reasons- strong story lines, brilliant actors, rich cinematography, melodious music and mesmerizing locations! Most of the times, after watching a YRF movie, we wish to be in the locations shown on the big screen. We are in awe of the places we see in YRF movies.
We bring a list of the best of locations from the Yash Raj Films that will make you want to pack your bags and rush for a holiday. So, if your holiday is due or if you’ve just come back from a vacation, these picturesque locations will charm you all over again. Get the feel, be the YRF star you always wanted to be.
The heaven on earth, Switzerland is the most famous location where many YRF movies have been shot. The resplendent valleys of Switzerland are full of vibrant and charming locations that will fill your heart with delight. The extravagant Yash Chopra romances between Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha in Silsila, Rishi Kapoor and Sridevi in Chandni, Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in DDLJ and many others are shot in and around the lakes and valleys of Switzerland. So, get ready to swirl your chiffon saris in Switzerland’s emerald green valleys.
New York City
NYC is another favorite locations where many famous movies are shot every year. YRF had an entire movie shot in New York with the title itself called New York. Ta Ra Rum Pum was also shot in the city. The amazing locations of New York were the life of both these movies. The most popular locations included the Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square, the New York Public Library, and Park Avenue. Once you reach New York, you’ll get the most warm feeling getting the vibes of the YRF movies that you’ve loved watching on the big screen.
Who can forget the mesmeric locations of Yash Chopra’s last movie, Jab Tak Hai Jaan? They were loved as much as the passionate love story of Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif. Most parts of this masterpiece were shot in England. The song “Saans” covered some of the most popular locations in England including the Marble Arch, Great Conservatory in Syon Park and the Millennium Bridge. These places will make your heart beat a little faster. You can experience the most delightful working harbors to exquisite beaches and gorges in these locations making it a memory for life.
Most stunning scenes of Siddharth Anand’s Bachna Ae Haseeno were shot in Greece. The song “Khuda Jaane” was shot in the most alluring locations of the city. These irresistible locations left us awestruck. “Dil hara” song from the movie Tashan featuring Bollywood’s favorite couple Saif and Kareena was also shot in the breathtaking sceneries of Greece. Head to Greece and experience the striking beauty of Yash Raj Films.
One of our favorite love stories coming from the house of Yash Chopra is Hum Tum. Parts of the movie were shot in the beautiful locations of Amsterdam. The shots left us amazed and we wanted to be with Saif and Rani and explore the city. Amsterdam will give you a vivacious vibe that will stay with you for a very long time. The spectacular locations will take you in the Hum Tum zone and you’ll be thrilled.
One of the largest cities in the United States, Chicago is full of architectural wonders. One of the biggest movies of Bollywood, Dhoom 3 starring Aamir Khan was shot in the Windy city. Steely skyscrapers, rocking festivals and great nightlife- you’ve witnessed the best of Chicago in Dhoom 3. The larger than life locations shown in the movie are real locations in Chicago.
Yash Raj Films have also explored the beauty hidden in Afghanistan. One of the biggest blockbusters of Indian cinema, Ek Tha Tiger was shot in Afghanistan. Kabir Khan’s Kabul Express was also shot in Afghanistan. The locations are a perfect combination of beauty and diversity. You’ll find astonishing landscapes here. These beautiful places full of spectacular views and resilient people must be explored for a regal feel.