Movies that Will Inspire You to Visit Ladakh

Ladakh, the land of passes is one of the beautiful places to visit in India. It is famous for the breathtaking views, the clear skies and thrilling adventure activities.

Can’t visit Ladakh due to COVID-19 lock down? Why not watch some movies that are shot in this beautiful region administered by India as Union territory.

1. Lakshya

Lakshya is a story of aimless young man, Karan who quits Indian army seeing the tough life of a soldier. He later rejoins the Indian army to make his girlfriend proud. He aspires to conquer the peak 5179 against Pakistani troops with broken leg. He finally conquers and flies the Indian flag at the back drop of Ladakhi mountains. The mountain views and the terrain shown in this movie are breath taking.

2. LOC Kargil

This is a historical war drama film based on the 1999, Operation Vijay and Battle of Tololing. This is a multi-star Bollywood movie highlighting the relationship of a soldier with their loved ones at the time of war as well as the patriotic spirit of the Indian army. The final war scene of the movie is shot in Leh and Ladakh.

3. Dil Se

Dil se is a romantic thriller movie based on the insurgency in Northeast India. The lead roles were played by Shahrukh Khan and Manisha Koirala, while it was a debut film of Preity Zinta. The shooting location of this movie was Himachal, Assam, New Delhi, Kerala, Bhutan along with Leh. The song “Satrangi Re” was shooted near Thikse Monastery, pangong lake and the mystical Basgo Monastery Ruins.

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4. Jab Tak Hai Jaan

Jab Tak hai Jaan is romantic drama with Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma in the lead roles. The film was shooted in multiple locations including Laddakh.

5. Bard of Blood

This movie depicts the journey of a spy who is alotted a mission to rescue 4 intelligence officers who were captured in Balochistan, Pakistan. The lead role in the movie is played by Imraan Hashmi and Sobhita Shulipala.

6. Road to Laddakh


You can even notice the shooting location by the movie trailer. The sand of laddakh and picturesque views have been beautifully captured in the movie. The story revolves around a mysterious smuggler and a reckless woman Sharon. The lead role is played by Irrfan Khan.

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