There are lots of Hollywood as well as Bollywood directors who have chosen various location within the British territory in order to bring their stories to life. The United Kingdom has been and still is a great setting for excellent movies. Thanks to movie industry, the most iconic landscapes of England reach millions of viewers through the big screen. Let’s see what those movies are and where exactly in the UK they were shot.
Namastey Lond is a wonderful love story starring Katrina Kaif and Akshay Kumar. The movie was shot in the British capital, and some of the most recognizable locations featured in Namastey London are Oxford Street, London Eye, and London Bridge. The film had another great distinction and that is the fact that it was actually the first Indian feature movie with a 100% British production team. All in all, Namastey London is absolutely great mainly because of its scenic locations.
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
This is another lovely movie that has been shot in the United Kingdom. Most of the scenes were taken in several locations from London, such as St Paul’s Cathedral, Wales Millenium Centre, and River Thames. Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham went on a record to say he could have set the film anywhere in the world, but it has to be the stunning city of London due to the fact that the metropolis is really special.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan
In this movie, London’s scenery is extremely proeminent and it even serves as the background for the movie’s official poster. The lead characters in Jab Tak Hai Jaan enact a quite romantic scene, dancing and singing through the crystal-clear water jets of Somerset House and the famous and stunning Millenium Bridge. In plus, at St. Pancras station, London, Shah Rukh Khan playfully poses in front of the statue of Sir John Betjeman.
There is no doubt that Aditya Chopra loves the United Kingdom, since his second film was 100% shot in the picturesque country. The crew shot in Oxford, Queen’s College, and also used an English stately home in Wiltshire, as a location in the movie for the Gurukul School.
We all know Sherlock Holmes movie, which is absolutely spectacular. The film was shot in London, Liverpool, and Manchester. The story takes place in a time when the British Empire was in full splendour. All the locations were spacially chosen in order to recreate the look of late 19th century London. Sherlock Holmes features other settings as well such as The Royal Naval College, St Paul’s Cathedral, Brompton Cemetery, and Somerset House.
The movies we presented in this article are just a few from a very long list of films shot in the beautiful Great Britain. This country is without a doubt an amazing setting for filming and producers know this and that’s the reason why they choose England instead of others locations. However, the UK is also an excellent place to visit, as it has plenty of attractions and a lot to offer in terms of fun.