7 Indian Films Shot At Howrah Bridge

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Howrah Bridge (1958)

"Yeh basti hai aag ka dariya, isme howrah pull hai, apni jaan bachale babu varna dabba gull hai" the horse car driver (Om Prakash) sings, trying to warn the hidden Ashok Kumar of the imminent danger while driving across the Howrah bridge.

Khamoshi (1970)

Nurse Radha (Waheeda Rehman) and Arun (Rajesh Khanna), reminisce about lost love and find comfort in each other. He sings "Woh shaam kuch ajeeb thi, yeh shaam bhi ajeeb hai", lying in her lap, in a boat, crossing the Howrah Bridge.

Amar Prem (1972)

Anand Babu (Rajesh Khanna) and Pushpa (Sharmila Tagore) sway gently on a boat on the Hooghly River lit up in the dead of night, slowly approaching the looming Howrah Bridge, while he sings 'Chingari Koi Bhadke' in an attempt to express his loneliness.

Yuva (2004)

In this political drama based in Calcutta, a violent incident that takes place on the Howrah Bridge, unravels the lives of three men from different socio-cultural background.

Barfi! (2012)

The image of the Howrah Bridge is inverted in a crystal ball that Jhimili's (Priyanka Chopra) grandfather gifts her. The house that her and Barfi (Ranbir Kapoor) live in is near the bridge, sporadically showing up in the background as a reminder of the city.

Piku (2015)

In this beautiful and funny road film, the Howrah Bridge implies the beginning of the Calcutta and the bittersweet end of the long journey.

Gunday (2014)

The two ruffians played by Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor often have scene with the bridge as a backdrop.

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