Along with rich culture, diversity, beautigul architecture, deep history andnatural beauty, India is a mixture of people coming from different places. It provides a great background to films for different shots and scenes.

To have different experience of India through Hollywood’s perspective, below are some Hollywood films based in India.

1. Life Of Pi

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Santosh and Gita Patel board a freighter with their sons and a few remaining animals after opting to sell their zoo in India and relocate to Canada. Tragically, the ship is sunk by a violent storm, leaving the Patels’ adolescent son, Pi, as the only human survivor. Pi isn’t alone, though; a ferocious Bengal tiger has taken up residence in the lifeboat as well. Pi and the tiger must learn to trust each other as days change into weeks and weeks turn into months if they are to survive.

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2. The Darjeeling Limited

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Three brothers, each suffering from despair, unite on a train trip across India a year after their father’s death by accident organised by Francis. The brothers fight, bicker, sulk, and despise each other. On their journey, the youngest, Jack, is drawn to one of the train’s attendants despite being split from his girlfriend. Meanwhile, Peter abandons his pregnant wife and purchases a deadly snake. After a few days, Francis reveals their unexpected and unsettling destination. Can the brothers work out their differences in a strange environment? The reconciliation includes a burial, a meditation, a hilltop rite, and the Bengal Lancer.

3. Seven Years In Tibet

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Heinrich Harrer is an Austrian climber who is made into a Nazi propaganda hero. In 1939, he leaves Austria to climb a Himalayan mountain. He and fellow climber Peter Aufschnaiter becomes the only two foreigners in the Tibetan Holy City of Lhasa due to a series of events, including a POW camp. Heinrich’s life is permanently transforms when he meets the Dalai Lama and becomes a close confidant.

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4. Lion

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Guddu and his younger brother Saroo scavenge anything they can to aid their destitute family in Northern India in 1986. Guddu and Saroo separates at a railroad station one night. Saroo tries to locate Guddu but ends up aboard a train bound for Calcutta, 1,600 kilometres distant. He gets taken in by an organisation in Calcutta that finds adoptive parents for orphans and lost children. Saroo is adopted by the Brierleys, an Australian couple, and relocated to Hobart, Tasmania. He resolves to track for his mother and brother 20 years later.

5. Eat Pray Love

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Liz Gilbert has everything a modern woman should aspire to: a spouse, a home, and a prosperous career. Nonetheless, she, like so many others, is lost, confused, and searching for her true calling in life. Gilbert, just divorced and at a crossroads, takes a gamble and risks everything to transform her life, starting on a journey around the world that turns into a search for self-discovery. She discovers the true pleasure of sustenance via food in Italy, the power of prayer in India, and, finally and surprisingly, the inner serenity and balance of true love in Bali during her travels.

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