25 Times Bollywood went to the Queen of Hills

The Nomadic Architect

(Read The History of the Hill City of Darjeeling)

It will be a tough task to find an Indian who has not seen the ‘Mere Sapno Ki Rani’ song featuring Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore. The iconic song is still a super hit even after half a century of its release. It is not only the superb tune of the song, the picturesque setting on which it was shot has made the song such a pleasure to watch. The entire song was shot on the hill cart road towards Darjeeling where the car of Rajesh Khanna followed the Toy Train where Sharmila Tagore was seating.

Darjeeling and its surroundings were so popular among the directors and actors of Bollywood that they kept on coming back there. Aradhana, in fact, was not the first one shot there. The tradition started long back in 1961.

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