The larger-than-life setting of Bollywood movies have often given us several goals in life — to romance, to dance, to sing, to fight, to build six pack abs and also to travel with friends.
Yeah, while traveling solo is trending, there are a few Bollywood films which show us that traveling with your buddies can be the most rewarding and memorable experience of your life.
Be it going on camping trips or backpacking through the globe or jumping off planes or road-tripping… These Bollywood films show us that no matter where we go on a holiday, it is certainly going to be a trip to remember if you have your friends by your side.
We bring to you some of these travel movies that will inspire you to stop everything you are doing and plan a holiday out with your friends.
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
This one undoubtedly tops the charts when one talks of Bollywood travel movies. Directed by Zoya Akhtar, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara is about three friends who set off to Spain on a Bachelor trip.
A convertible, the long winding roads, and three chaddi buddies — this is one film that makes you want to travel with your friends and make a bagful of memories.
The adventurous deep-sea-diving, the super-fun Tomatina festival, the madness of running with the bulls and the liberating skydiving, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara is sure to give you some major goals to plan an equally awesome road trip with your friends and play ‘Khwabon Ke Parindey’ on the loop.
In fact, this film has made Spain a popular travel destination for Indians.
Dil Chahta Hai
The film that catapulted Farhan Akhtar to the big league, also gave the nation it’s all time fav travel and friendship anthem — ‘Dil Chahta Hai… Hum Na Rahein Kabhi Yaaron Ke Bin…’
While the movie is mostly remembered for the asli yaari between its lead characters, it has also set travel goals for a whole generation.
Dil Chahta Hai endorses traveling with friends like no other. It shows how friendship grows thicker when you holiday with friends.
The thrilling vacation that the three friends — Aakash (Aamir Khan), Sameer (Saif Ali Khan), Sid (Akshaye Khanna) take in Goa had influenced the youngster so strongly that Goa became the ultimate holiday destination for the young generation and still remains so.
Watch it anytime and all you are going to crave for is a mad fun outing with your BFFs.
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
Directed by Ayan Mukerji, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani wins hearts due to its wonderful take on the bonds of modern day friendship and travel with your cronies.
The film along with its gang of four pals takes us to the glorious snow-clad peaks of Gulmarg and tells us that there is nothing better in the world than exploring the nature with your best buddies.
The film inspires you to leave everything aside and go on a trek with friends and make memories galore.
Go Goa Gone
This film is a classic example of how you can stick by your friends on a holiday and have fun with them even though terrible things are happening around you.
Go Goa Gone is a story of three friends who decide to go to Goa to relax, however, their relaxing holiday soon turns into an adventure that they will remember for a lifetime.
By the time the end credits roll, you ache to sign up for an adventure package like this with your friends instantly.
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Although not a traditional travel film, traveling with buddies surely is an essential part of this Bollywood’s iconic romantic story.
After all, Raj (Shah Rukh Khan) and Simran (Kajol) fall in love during a vacation through Europe with their friends.
The train travel with friends, bus rides and car cruises in the heart of Europe are such an integral part of the plot, that we are transported into a different world where we want to drag all our friends too.
This is the film that started the travel craze in Bollywood and added the magnificent Swiss Alps and Eurail on every Indian’s bucket list.
So, are you all set to pack your bags and drag your buddies for a vacay?
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