If you’re a Bollywood buff and can’t wait to get married in your Kareena Kapoor wala lehenga! Then here is a list of unforgettable filmy locations where your favourite on-screen couples tied the knot and you can too.
1. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur
This beautiful wedding made me fall in love with the idea of taking my pheras by the lake. And this luxurious palace guarantees that you have a fairy tale wedding just like Aditi’s!
2. Crazy Rich Asians
A historic building complex in Singapore that was once a convent in the 18th century, CHIJMES provided the backdrop for the gorgeous wedding in Crazy Rich Asians. You can also visit the location for a delicious meal as they have a wide range of signature restaurants.
3. My Best Friend’s Wedding
Cuneo Mansion and Gardens, Chicago
A beautiful historic home from the 1990s, it is a part of the Loyola University Chicago. However, it is still fondaly remembered as the gorgeous backdrop for the iconic confession scene during the reception in My Best Friend’s Wedding.
4. Made In Heaven
Haveli Dharampura, New Delhi
Deepti Naval’s gorgeous wedding in Made In Heaven that transformed a khandar haveli into a classy location stayed with us long after the show ended. Though Haveli Dharampura isn’t the exact location where the wedding took place, it fits if you’re looking for a similar Chandni Chowk vibe.
Carlton Towers Estate, United Kingdom
The best part of this film was the location and the wedding definitely took our breath away. Shot at the Carlton Towers Estate, a Victorian Gothic-revival style country house, this location is elegance personified.
6. Sex And The City
The New York Public Library, New York
Though the wedding doesn’t actually take place in the movie, the location had us drooling. The New York Public Library actually hosts weddings, receptions and balls if you’re planning your Sex And The City wedding.
7. 27 Dresses
Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, USA
Remember the last scene of the film where all her bridesmaids line up by the beach? Well, you can recreate that wedding at the Charleston Harbor as you soak in the sea.
8. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Hotel Castle Mandawa, Rajasthan
The spot where Channa Mereya was shot, Mandawa Fort is actually the perfect location if you want a royal Rajasthani wedding.
9. Sweet Home Alabama
Oak Hill and the Martha Berry Museum – Berry College, Georgia
The gorgeous Carmichael Plantation in the movie is actually the Oak Hill and the Martha Berry Museum in Georgia. Though you may require some special permissions to get married here, the location is a part of the Georgia Film Tour that pays an ode to this film.
10. Mamma Mia
Skopelos Island, Greece
The movie is shot across the Skopelos Island in Greece and undoubtedly, this town makes a great backdrop to any wedding. From Hotel Rene to a simple Airbnb, every part of this island is breathtaking.
11. 2 States
Mahabalipuram Shore Temple, Tamil Nadu
The beautiful Mahabalipuram Shore Temple in Tamil Nadu, an hour from the capital, Chennai formed the backdrop for Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor’s wedding in 2 States. Since the location is a World Heritage Site, you do require special permission if you want to tie the knot here. However, it is a very popular spot for pre-wedding photo shoots.
The Plaza Hotel, Manhattan, New York
One of the most picturesque spots in New York, The Plaza Hotel is every bride’s dream wedding destination. It’s vintage yet glamorous, what’s not to like.
Which one is your favourite destination?