8 Indian Movies That Were Shot In Africa (Photos)


1. Hamari Adhuri Kahani

Acted seven years ago and directed by Mohit Suri, Hamari Adhuri Kahani is a Indian Hindi-language romantic drama movie. Starring Emraan Hashmi and Rajkummar Rao, the film’s plot centers on the love story of Bhatt’s parents, Nanabhai Bhatt, Shirin Mohammad Ali, and his stepmother.


The film was largely shot in Cape Town, South Africa.


2. Garam Masala

Directed by Priyadarshan, Garam Masala is a 2005 Indian Hindi-language comedy movie.

The film, which tells a rib tickling tale of two flirts who constantly flirt with women despite one of them being engaged, was shot in Mauritius.

3. Jagga Jasoos

Released five years ago and featuring Kapoor and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles, Jagga Jasoos is an Indian Hindi-language musical adventure comedy film. A winner of five awards at the 63rd Filmfare Awards, the movie tells the story of a teenage detective in search of his missing father.


Jagga Jasoos was filmed in Cape Town, South Africa.


4. Great Gambler

Released forty nine years ago and directed by Shakti Samanta, the Great Gambler is an Indian action thriller film. A film adaptation of the Bengali novel, Great Gambler by Vikramaditya, some of the scenes of the movie were shot in Cairo, Egypt.



5. Chander Pahar

Chander Pahar is a 2013 Indian Bengali-language action-adventure film. The film, directed by Kamaleshwar Mukherjee, was adapted from the novel, Chander Pahar, authored by Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay.


Chander Pahar is the first Indian movie that was extensively shot in South Africa.

6. Andaaz

A 2003 Indian Hindi-language romantic musical movie by Raj Kanwar, Andaaz starred Lara Dutta and Priyanka Chopra in their first Bollywood film roles.


It was filmed extensively in Cape Town, South Africa.


7. Aashiqui 2

Acted nine years ago and directed by Mohit Suri, Aashiqui 2, is an Indian Hindi-language romantic musical drama movie. The movie, whose storyline is inspired by the 1976 versions of the 1937 film, A Star Is Born, featured Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor in the leading roles.


Some of the scenes of Aashiqui 2 were shot in Cape Town, South Africa.


8. Aitraaz

Directed by Abbas Mustan, Aitraaz is an Indian Hindi-language romantic thriller courtroom drama movie.


Starring Priyanka Chopra and Kareena Kapoor in supporting roles, the film focuses on a man accused of s*xual harassment by his female superior.

The film was mainly shot in Cape Town, South Africa.

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