10 Bollywood Films That Captured the Real Essence of The City They Were Set In
Every movie needs a backdrop, and in a culturally diverse country like India, there is always a need to justify the backdrop in the light of the narrative of the film. Thus, our Bollywood directors always chose to play with the backdrop on which their film is set in to be incorporated into the story. While some films use the city they are set in simply as a geographical specification, there are films that go beyond and reflects the true essence of the city in the story itself. Here are 10 films that managed to do exactly that.
There is no dearth of movies in Bollywood that have tried to capture the unique glory of the ancient city of Benaras. The ghats, the meandering gullys, and the unique amalgamation culture make this city one of a kind and thus it needed a film that was one of a kind. Masaan managed to do what very few films could do that is to strike a balance between showing the real essence of the city and romanticizing it.