12 Stunning International Destinations Where Shahrukh Khan’s Movies Have Been Filmed

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12 Stunning International Destinations Where Shahrukh Khan’s Movies Have Been Filmed


A movie buff would agree that often the picturesque destinations shown in the movies become an aspirational travel destination for many.

When it comes to the superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his movies, then the location does matter as much as the handsome heart throb of millions.

In this article, we take you through some of the beautiful international destinations where his movies have been filmed.

Dubai — Pathaan, Happy New Year

Dubai Tourism is represented by Shah Rukh Khan as he is their ambassador, for the same reason when we see Dubai featured in his movie it is not a big surprise.

Burj Khalifa has been featured in numerous scenes in Pathaan and another fact is that he owns a holiday home in the same city that makes it additional reason to visit the location.

Spain — Pathaan

Mallorca is featured in the song, Besharam Rang, an island in Spain. Enjoy viewing the beautiful and clear blue seas, luxurious hotels and the foliage, picture perfect holiday destination for selfie addict and for those looking for a relaxed getaway. The location is known to be one of the most expensive shoot locations.

Iceland — Dilwale

How can one forget the song Gerua that caught our eye, appealing visuals of the Icelandic Vestrahorn Mountain and the Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon. The most amazing feature being the DC-3 Airplane Wreck that is for real, a tourist destination rather than a movie prop.

Scotland — Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

The title track for the movie has been shot in numerous locations in Scotland: BlackRock Cottage, Tantallon Castle, Eilean Donan Castle and Lake Menteith.

Switzerland — Darr, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

Majority of Yash Chopra movies were shot in Switzerland that made the destination popular in India as one of the most romantic international tourist places to visit. A lot of scenes from the iconic movie DDLJ are set in Switzerland and Darr too was shot in numerous exotic locations.

Refresh your memory and visit Saanen, Zweisimmen, Gstaad, Jungfraujoch and Lake Lungeren, where few scenes from these movies were shot.

London — Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Fan

Remember the scene where he is singing on the London Street with a guitar, then the backdrop of Madame Tussaud’s Museum and other locations too. Kent and Wales in the UK are featured in the movie K3G. The stunning visuals from the most popular song have made it the benchmark of romance, and have become a serenade to many lovers. 

Greece — Chalte Chalte

The movie shot in 2003 has its scenes from Greece, especially the most loved song Tauba Tumhare Yeh Ishare, featured at Mykonos. Athens, the capital of Greece is yet another location in the movie.

Malaysia — Don

The exciting climax of the movie Don2 is shot at Langkawi Sky Bridge, Langkawi Cable Car, Petronas Twin Towers, The Datai Estate Villa and Selangor Turf Club. Don 2, also features the most popular tourist destionation, the Malacca Prison.

Pyramids of Giza— Kabhi Kushi Kabhie Gham

The mesmerazing and romantic song Suraj Hua Maddham, was shot at the picturesque location of Pyramids of Giza. Other locations include Bahariya Oasis, Hurghada and Farafra in Egypt.

USA — Pardes, Kal Ho Naa Ho

Numerous scenes of the movie are filmed across New York City that includes locations like: Five Boroughs, Long Island and Brooklyn. Additionally, Pardes (1997) featured numerous scenes from Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

Siberia — Pathaan

Who can forget the climax of the movie shot at the breathtaking view of Lake Baikal in Siberia. It is known to be the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The scenes of bike chase between Shah Rukh Khan and John Abraham too are shot at the same location. It is an iconic lake that is the deepest known ever and perfectly suitable for high-energy drama of the movie.

The lake is believed to be the world’s oldest and deepest, and made for a stunning backdrop for the high-energy scene. Dubai and Spain have also been featured in the film.

Russia and Turkey- Pathaan

A number of action and dramatic scenes from Pathaan are set in Russia and Turkey.