Most often than not, Bollywood movies have a school, college or an educational institute as a backdrop of the film. These iconic educational institutes have been an integral and indispensable part of the Bollywood films and its shoots. These educational institutes either form the baseline of the movie or it shows how love stories and friendships blossomed at these places. From Aamir Khan portraying a crazy college student in Rang De Basanti in the backdrop of Delhi University to Imran Khan and Genelia Deshmukh dancing to the beats of Kabhi Kabhi Aditi set against Mumbai’s iconic St Xavier’s College. Here’s a look at some popular educational institutes which are shooting hot spots for Bollywood movies
Wilson College, Mumbai: Situated amidst the backdrop of the Arabian Sea in South Mumbai, Wilson College is one of the city’s prestigious education institute. Popular Hindi film, Dil Chahta Hai, the story of three friends; Sameer, Aakash and Sid which went on to become a cult film and a symbol of friendship in the minds and hearts of the young and the old was shot at Wilson College in Mumbai.