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Written by Arundhati Toshniwal on July 30, 2021 Share on

Top 10 Flims Shot in Switzerland – Re-live the magical movie moments

Switzerland is a marvellous place with extraordinary landscapes and magical scenery perfect for any film shooting. Switzerland in the background with our beloved entertainers is just ravishing for your eyes and will definitely make you fall in love with Switzerland. Also, many Hollywood and Bollywood movies are shot in Switzerland to enhance the movie scenes. So, here are the top Hindi blockbuster films shot in Switzerland.

Top 10 Films Shot In Switzerland

  1. Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008)
  2. Chandni (1989)
  3. Chori Chori (2003)
  4. Chori Chori Chupke Chupke (2001)
  5. Dhoom 3 (2013)
  6. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
  7. Don 2 (2011)
  8. Kalyug (2005)
  9. Krrish 3 (2013)
  10. Veer – Zaara (2004)

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1. Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008)

Bachna Ae Haseeno was the first blockbuster movie of Ranbir Kapoor’s career with Deepika Padukone, Bipasha Basu and Minissha Lamba. Siddharth Anand directed this movie and released it on 15 August 2008. The song “Aahista Aahista” was shot at Gstaad, and  Obersimmental-Saanen, Bern, Switzerland and also it was one of the most famous songs of that time. The Glacier Alpine in the Swiss Alps is very popular amongst tourists and you can enjoy skiing, hiking and more.

Gstaad, Switzerland, Flims Shot in Switzerland
Source – Pixabay

2. Chandni (1989)

This blockbuster movie starring Sridevi, Rishi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna and Waheeda Rehman was directed by none other than Yash Chopra. Almost half of the songs and dances sequences in the film had a Swiss background. Most of the shooting was done at Lauenensee lake and Jungfraujoch, a saddle connecting two major 4000ers of the Bernese Alps in Bern. Tourists can visit these spots and explore.

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Jungfraujoch ,tourist attractions, Flims Shot in Switzerland
Source – Unsplash

3. Chori Chori (2003)

Ajay Devgn and Rani Mukerji cast Chori Chori is a romantic comedy-drama film directed by Milan Luthria. The movie was inspired by the Hollywood film Housesitter and was loved by the audience. The movie was shot at multiple places and one of those were Aareschuluct, Trümmelbach Falls, Bern. The song “Kehna hai Aaj Tujhse” was shot with a marvellous waterfall in the background. So, do add this wonderful waterfall into your itinerary of Switzerland.

Trümmelbach Falls, Switzerland, Flims Shot in Switzerland
Source – Pixabay

4. Chori Chori Chupke Chupke (2001)

Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, romantic drama film stars Salman Khan, Rani Mukerji and Preity Zinta and directed by Abbas–Mustan. It was shot at Flughafen Zürich Kloten (Zurich Airport), Lake Lucerne and Lucerne Area in Switzerland. Many other films like The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), Company (2002), It Happened in Broad Daylight (1958) are also shot at Flughafen Zürich Kloten.

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Flughafen Zürich Kloten (Zurich Airport)
Source – Unsplash

5. Dhoom 3 (2013)

Now, who does not love the Dhoom franchise? All actors in Dhoom 3 – Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Uday Chopra and Jackie Shroff are loved across the country. Dhoom 3 was shot at Verzasca Dam, Verzasca. This arch dam is very popular amongst the tourists and is also known for the famous bungee jump scene from the James Bond film GoldenEye. Dhoom 3 was also shot at Zürich Main Station.

Verzasca Dam, Films shot in Switzerland, Flims Shot in Switzerland
Source – Pixabay

6. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

Now, who doesn’t know Raj and Simran! The longest-running film in the history of Indian cinema, it’s been over 25 years after its first release and is still being shown at the Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai. DDLJ was a super hit movie and is directed by Aditya Chopra. This is one of the super hit films shot in Switzerland at various locations and some of those are Lake Lungern, Church (interior) St. Grat at Fribourg, Gstaad, Obersimmental and Marktgässli Bridge at Saanen in Switzerland. So, do visit these locations to relive those cinematic moments.

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Lake Lungern, Films shot in Switzerland
Source – Pixabay

7. Don 2 (2011)

“Don ko pakadna mushkil he nahi naa mumkin hai!” People loved Shah Ruk Khan in this action movie and Priyanka Chopra being the detective with Lara Dutta, Om Puri, Boman Irani and Kunal Kapoor. This movie was shot at Grossmünster Church and Münster Bridge at Zürich. So whenever visiting Switzerland, visit these places for sure.

Grossmünster Church, Zürich
Source – Pixabay

8. Kalyug (2005)

Kunal Khemu and Emraan Hashmi starrer action thriller film directed by Mohit Suri. Kalyug’s other half is shot in Zürich – Limmatquai Street, Main Station, Langstrasse Street (now known for its nightlife). Also, the storyline of the movie is a bit different yet amazing. Therefore, shot at very normal places yet we can feel the beauty of Switzerland.

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Zürich main station, Films shot in Switzerland
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9. Krrish 3 (2013)

Every Indian kid loves this Sci-Fi character Krrish with supernatural powers and is always there to save the world. This movie stars Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra and Kangana Ranaut, one of the blockbuster films which were also shot in Switzerland at Sphinx Observatory, Jungfraujoch, Bern. Although, I hope you have not missed this amazing thriller movie. If yes then go and watch it!

Observatory, Jungfraujoch, Bern
Source – Pixabay

10. Veer – Zaara (2004)

Romantic milestone starring Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta is directed by Yash Chopra. Veer – Zaara was such an emotional movie from its scenes to its songs, everyone loved this movie in the country. The song, ‘Yeh hum aa gaye’ shot at Lauenensee, Lauenen, Bern in Switzerland. Also, Yash Chopra’s love for Switzerland was astonishing.

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Lauenensee, Lauenen, Switzerland
Source – Unsplash

Frequently Asked Questions related to films shot in Switzerland

Which Hollywood movies are shot in Switzerland?

There are many Hollywood movies shot in Switzerland, some of those are – Point Break (2015), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005), Goldeneye (1995), On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969), Angels and Demons (2009).

Has DDLJ shot in India?

Yes, some scenes of DDLJ are shot in India and some in Switzerland.

Which Hollywood movies are shot in India?

There are many movies like – Tenet, Extraction, Slumdog Millionaire, Mission Impossible 4, The Dark Knight Rises, The Bourne Supremacy, Eat Pray Love, Jobs, and more.

Which is the popular location in Switzerland for film shootings?

Lake Lungern and Lauenensee are popular locations for film shootings.

These are some amazing movies which are been shot at some amazing places in Switzerland. So, are you excited to relive all these movie moments in Switzerland? Check out Pickyourtrail for some amazing Switzerland tour packages or customize your Switzerland itinerary according to your likes and dislikes. See you soon!

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