Location hunting

Location hunting
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First Published: Mon, Mar 30 2009. 10 04 PM IST

AFP
AFP
Updated: Mon, Mar 30 2009. 10 04 PM IST
Bangalore: How important are the movies to you? This is not just about catching every release on the first weekend or stalking a star, but about set-jetting—the growing trend of fans visiting locations where their favourite films were shot. We all know New Zealand saw a sudden spurt in Indian tourists after Kaho Naa…Pyaar Hai (2000) highlighted its locales and now, given the flavour of the 2009 Oscar season, Mumbai is “the” movie destination for fans.
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To feed your passion for one (or more) of the Top 10 locations made popular by the dramatic cinematography and evocative images of specific movies, log on to international travel portal Expedia (www. expedia.co.in) deals and discounts on flights, accommodation, car hires and activities.
1. Mumbai
Slumdog Millionaire, 2009
2. Kyoto
Memoirs of a Geisha, 2005
3. Argentina-Chile-Peru- Colombia-Venezuela
The Motorcycle Diaries, 2004
4. New Zealand
The Lord of the Rings, 2003
5. Scotland
Braveheart, 1995
6. Transylvania
Bram Stoker’s Dracula, 1992
7. Southern US
Thelma & Louise, 1991
8. Florence
A Room with a View, 1985
9. Kenya
Out of Africa, 1985
10. Salzburg
The Sound of Music, 1965
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First Published: Mon, Mar 30 2009. 10 04 PM IST