If Bollywood Loves Them, So Will You! Tour Through The Best Photoshoot Locations Abroad
Here are our top picks of stunning locations perfect for your pre-wedding shoot inspired by our Tinseltown stars!
Foreign locales have been a part of Bollywood movies for decades. From ‘An Evening in Paris’ to ‘Namastey London,’ international locations have made their way in not only the titles of movies but also their stories, song shoots and action sequences. Today, entire movies are shot abroad. However, there are a few places that have become very popular thanks to hit Hindi numbers filmed there. Needless to say, a romantic film melody will feature multiple poses and frames which may inspire you for your pre-wedding photoshoot. Here, we bring you the shots, scenes, songs and sensational spots around the world so you can be inspired to pose for your own memorable Bollywood-inspired love story!
Amalfi Coast, Italy: Ghungroo
If you haven’t seen the song, do so now because we’re sure you’re going to love the stunning views of the Amalfi coast in the video. The serene mountains, azure waters, and warm beaches – how romantic! Make sure to carry your swimwear along to capture those flipping your hair back shots.
Krabi, Thailand: Do You Know
If you love being clicked in, or against, clear blue waters, you’ve arrived at the right place. Imagine wearing a summery outfit, with a tiara made out of flowers in your hair like a Hawaiian princess, and you and your fiance cozying up for a photo on a hammock.
Krabi, Phra Nang Beach, Thailand: Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai
Raise your hand if you want to be stranded on an island with your beau just like in the movie. Book your tickets and fly to Krabi for a pre-wedding photoshoot. Pose against beautiful waves or in front of a bonfire, this tropical paradise will inspire many moods.
New Zealand: Sadka
Always dreamed of standing on mountain tops and spreading your arms wide open in full SRK style? Then Queenstown in New Zealand might just be the place for you. Wear your cheekiest pants and your most dramatic sarees, and enjoy a pre-wedding shoot with an astonishing Waterfront view.
Tel Aviv, Israel: Makhna
Pose like royals for your pre-wedding shoot in the historic monumental city of Tel Aviv.
This aesthetically pleasing city on Israel’s Mediterranean coast, with beautiful white architecture, beaches and crystal clear blue water is the perfect canvas for any mood. It’s ideal to bring along your bridal entourage as this city is full of street parties and carnivals!
Get dramatic and romantic with a pre-wedding shoot in Iceland like Shahrukh and Kajol did in the picturesque ‘Gerua’ song. Stir up some warmth with your romantic poses when standing against chilly waterfalls and breezy mountain tops. If you are lucky, you may catch a rainbow or two here.
Switzerland: Aahista Aahista
All adventure-loving couples will love the option of riding up and down the Swiss slopes in a sports car or a bike. A favorite of many romantic films, the pristine environs of Switzerland includes many photo-worthy shoot spots like icy mountains, winding roads, lush gardens, quaint shops and even vintage steam rail services.
Venice, Capri: Khuda Jaane
If you want variety in one place, scroll no further. The breathtaking backdrop of historical monuments will add a ravishing retro charm to your pre-wedding photoshoot, especially when you take a cruise down the famous canals of Venice.
Cape Town, South Africa: Tumhi Ho Bandhu
This place is perfect for beach buffs who love a rocky beach to craft a little hide-and-seek angle for photos. Imagine holdings hand with your partner and watching the sunset together here while the photographer frames your love in a gorgeous picture befitting the location.
Spain: Khwabon Ke Parindey
Endless car rides, wild terrains, blue waters – Spain is a picture-perfect location for a pre-wedding photoshoot. Hire a vintage convertible to explore the Spanish countryside, or book your pre-wedding photoshoot around the time of the Tomatina Festival where people throw tomatoes at each other! Fun and romance – all in one frame!
Langkawi, Malaysia: Tu Hai Ki Nahi
In the hustle-bustle of city life, we often miss the calm serenity of a lush forest. If you and your partner want to immerse yourself within natural beauty, the tropical jungles of Malaysia are just where you need to head to.
Mojave Desert, North America: Hairat
If you are looking for a warm and soothing backdrop with a hint of the surreal, the Mojave Desert is the place for you. Hire a vintage car, drive through empty, endless roads, and capture your romance in the vast, empty spaces here surrounded by orange hills that blaze golden in the sunset.
Add a splash of colors to your pre-wedding photo with poses against vibrant buildings, graffiti-scribbled walls and sea-facing spots. You could cycle around a city or village outside Paris and chance upon a cute backdrop near a local store which will enhance the charm of your photoshoot in France.
Amsterdam and Paris: O Gujariya
Imagine getting proposed to, under the Eiffel Tower with lights glistening in the background. Recreate this too-good-to-be-true moment in your pre-wedding romantic shoot. You could make this photoshoot a mini-vacation and cover the well-trodden paths of the Amsterdam and scenic canals as beautiful backdrops.
Australia: Jaane Kyun
Who can forget Priyanka Chopra Jonas’ golden monokini on the beach? Make your pre-wedding photoshoot a treat while running in slow-motion on the beach with palm trees and clear, blue skies in the backdrop. Don’t forget to flaunt your beach tan after the shoot.
The beauty of the blue and white architecture of many sea-front villages in Greece is unparalleled and makes for compelling backdrops for photos. You could also hire a villa at some places, and conduct a stunning photoshoot away from the touristy crowds.
Turkey: Tu Jaane Na
Any photo anywhere in Turkey is bound to be a beautiful one. From posing in its opulent palaces to peering down over a surreal landscape from a hot air balloon, or hidden in the vapor of hot thermal springs, the country serves up seemingly endless magical settings for pre-wedding photoshoots.
Busy streets, lovely architecture, perfect views from balconies, and mesmerizing history in a land that seems to be caught in a time warp, Cuba is all things vintage and wonderful. Don’t forget to get clicked against a tiny lighthouse structure at sunset here.
Egypt: Teri Ore
If your intense romance feels like another wonder of the world, head to the iconic pyramids of Egypt for a striking photoshoot against the barren desert and historic landscape.