There are moments when we feel the urge to explore the unknown terrain of scenic beauty. The euphoria of exploring streets of big cities and small towns has always been a relief to the amalgamation of paused sentiments. Meeting new people and knowing their stories help us detangle our inner self and enhances our passion for life. Stepping out of our comfort zone familiarizes us with the fluxes of various emotions.
If the above-mentioned things are something that you can relate to, you are at the right place. Below mentioned are the top 10 movies that seed the passion of traveling in you.
A road trip by Piku and her father to Kolkata from Delhi along with a taxi driver makes us desire for a road trip soon. They travel through Highways and make their stoppage at Varanasi which shows the beautiful evening rituals of that holy city. That put an itchy desire in us to visit Varanasi some day. Finally when they reach Kolkata, the vintage look of Kolkata instantly grabs our attention to its rich culture and the consistency of British touch.
This movie is a heart-warming love story of an extortionist and a Bengali girl from a small town Manikpur, West Bengal. It takes you different places, showing beautiful landscapes of West Bengal and snow clad mountains of Dalhousie. That short out these places as a perfect destination for winter vacation. This movie is partly based on the book ‘the last leaf’ by O. Henry.
This movie introduced us Indians to one of the most beautiful and exotic cities Corsica and it’s local tastes. They put each scene so perfectly that the city looked like a perfect wallpaper. Now that Bollywood has introduced us to a new fantasy place it automatically gets added to our ‘must-visit’ list.
7) DIL DHADAKNE DO
This movie picturises a lavish lifestyle of rich brats and their life-changing experience on a cruise, they set us on a sail to the most exotic destinations in Turkey, Spain, and Tunisia. These reasons are enough to lure your desire, to put your feet in their shoes and cruise around the world.
This movie rotates around a now famous singing idol, and his sweet and sour relationship with his girlfriend. The way they go on a bike and explore the bewildered terrain of the mountain instantly excites our mind and urges us to go on long bike rides as well.
5) LONDON PARIS NEW YORK
The story of this movie starts with delayed landing of flight in London where accidental small talks of two strangers result in a random plan of exploring London together until their final flight arrives. They meet again in Paris and explore the city together. That makes them believe that meeting again and again in different cities isn’t any coincidence. But both disagree about their budding feelings and separate again. They finally reunite in New York. Since all these three cities are in “Must-visit” lists already, it makes a perfect fantasy inspiration for an aspiring traveller.
As the name suggests, this movie was shot on the highways of India. A frightening kidnap goes wrong (or right?) and it turns out to be the best life changing journey for Veera, character played by Alia. It drives you through the Sangla valley in Himachal Pradesh, Aru valley, and Chananwari near Pahalgam. Also, the truck passes through the highways in Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and Punjab. After watching the movie, even you will secretly wish someone would take you away on a loooooong roadtrip exploring highways of India
This movie is a huge inspiration for all those solo travellers who need a little push to step out independently. The story line consists of all highs and lows of roaming alone in the unknown alleys of Paris and Amsterdam. The movie shows how the protagonist finds a path of self-discovery and gaining self-respect. It makes you realize that it’s never too late to learn living life on your own terms.
2) YEH JAWANI HAI DEEWANI
The movie starts with showing the frolic fun of backpacking with friends and trekking at Manali. Deepika’s character Naina inspires all those 100s of introverted girls who are fed up with their life but lack the courage to step out of their house due to their intimidating parents. The fantasy storyline of this movie has helped many teenagers and youngsters to decide their career pathways. It shows an ideal story of a traveller who opts for a profession that takes him places of his childhood dreams that includes London, Paris etc. At the end of the movie, it shows different colours of beautiful Rajasthan.
1) ZINDAGI NA MILEGI DOBARA
Well, this movie has made a permanent impression in our minds. It encourages you to go out for a bachelor’s trip to various random countries leaving all your urgent work aside. It almost makes skydiving, deep-water-diving and Tomatina a must in your to-do-list. This movie has made Spain a much-authenticated destination among Indians by showing its culture, cuisine, and festivals.