Top Bollywood Movies that Were Shot in Goa

Do you love to go to Goa? Well, it might make your day that many of Bollywood movies have been shot in Goa. Yes, indeed, if you do not know this then you must read this post till the end. The post would unveil the movies that have been shot there.

Of course, Goa, having its picturesque beaches, old churches and even a distinct blend of cultures has always been the perfect location not just for travellers, but even for Bollywood filmmakers as well. Over the years, many of the iconic films of Bollywood were not just shot in Goa, but their tales were also set in Goa.  Right from the national film award winner Ek Duuje Ke Liye, to trendy classic Dil Chahta Hain, Bollywood’s mania with Goa never appears to subside.

Khamoshi-The Musical (1996)

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s debut movie, Khamoshi has Nana Patekar and Seema Biswas who portray a deaf and mute couple, and Manisha Koirala who has the role of Annie, their musically inclined daughter. Some of the prime Goan locations in this film include Old Goa, Anjuna and the Saligao church.  Once you would watch this movie, you would instantly recognize the spots.

Josh (2000)

Many people think, Goa is the destination where one can drown all their issues in a pint of beer (or more). But for a Bollywood buff, Goa is more than just the final party destination. Well, thank the hipster roles that were played by Shahrukh Khan and Gang in complete swag that gave that “Uber-cool” picture to Goa that enticed every movie lover to the land of Sand Sun, & Sea. The movie has many glimpses of Goa.

DilChahtaHain (2001)

This movie is the winner of the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi. It has attained a trendy status. Directed by Farhan Akhtar, the film is based on the lives of three friends that are portrayed by Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Akshaye Khanna. This coming of age film presented Goa to a new generation of Indians. Since the release of the movie, the Chapora Fort has turned out to be a major tourist attraction in Goa. Indeed, the movie has given oomph to Goa.

The Golmaal Series (2006-2010)

A filmmaker who really is in love with Goa is Rohit Shetty. Yes, he is director of the Golmaal Series. Almost all his movies are either shot or set in Goa. The Golmaal Series circles around the lives of four friends and their tricks, always leading to a dramatic end. This series is the fourth highest grossing film series in the realm of Bollywood. Some of the places of this movie series encompass the old GMC Complex in Panaji, Fort Aguada and even Edina Paula.


Thus, these were only a few of the many movies that have been shot or set in Goa. You can easily watch and download all these movies once you have done Vidmate.  The app gets you all the movies for free and in the best quality.

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