Indian Films Shot in the Fjords

The scenic cities, fjords, mountains, glaciers and waterfalls of Western Norway is the perfect backdrop for dream sequences, and in recent years some of the biggest stars of Indian cinema has been welcomed to the fjords. Pictured above: Suriya and Kaja Aggarwal on the Geirangerfjord, as seen in Maattraan (2012). 

Norway's most picturesque locations are now making inroads into the Indian film scene, and there is a clear upward trend in demand for Norway as a preferred destination for shooting. 

Please have a look below at some of the dream sequences featured in Kollywood, Tollywood and Sandalwood cinema. 

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SANTHU STRAIGHT FORWARD (2016)

Director: Mahesh Rao
Hero: Yash | Heroine: Radhika Pandit

Film Industry: Sandalwood, Bangalore 

Locations: Bergen, Johanneskirketrappene (pictured), Aurland, Stegastein, Latefossen, Prekestolen.

Click below to see the Koodi Itta song sequence. 

 

PREMAM (2016)

Director: Chandoo Mondeti
Hero: Naga Chaitanya | Heroine: Shruti Haasan

Film Industry: Tollywood, Hyderabad

Locations: Eidfjord, Sysendammen, Aurland, Stalheim.

 

AKIRA (2016)

Director: G. Naveen Reddy
Hero: Anish Tejeshwar | Heroine: Aditi Rao

Film Industry: Sandalwood, Bangalore

Locations: Atlantic Road, Geiranger, Stalheim, Vikafjell, as well as Oslo. 

Click below to see the Kanna Sanneyindalene song sequence. 

 
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SHIVAM (2015)

Director: Sreenivasa Reddy
Hero: Ram | Heroine: Rashi Khanna

Film Industry: Tollywood, Hyderabad 

Locations: Atlantic Road, Geiranger, Stalheim, Vikafjell as well as the Oslo Opera House.

Click below to see the Andamaina Lokam song sequence. 

 
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KAKKI SATTAI (2015)

Director: R.S. Durai Senthilkumar
Hero: Sivakarthikeyan | Heroine: Sri Divya

Film Industry: Kollywood, Chennai

Locations: Olden, Yrineset, Geiranger, Dalsnibba, Djupvatn, as well as Oslo. 

Click below to see the Kadhal Kan Kattudhe Thumali song sequence.

 
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MAATTRRAAN (2012)

Director: KV Anand
Hero: Suriya | Heroine: Kaja Aggarwal

Film Industry: Kollywood, Chennai 

Locations: Geiranger, Trollstigen, Kannesteinen Rock, Måløy, Aurland, Stegastein. 

Click below to see the Naani Koni song sequence. 

 
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KO (2011) 

Director: KV Anand
Hero: Jiiva  | Heroine: Karthika Nair

Film Industry: Kollywood, Chennai

Locations: Prekestolen - the Pulpit Rock, Trolltunga - the Troll Tongue, Tvindefossen, and Stalheimskleiva, Bergen (Bryggen - the hanseatic harbour, Fløyen, and Johanneskirken).

Click below to see the Amali Thumali song sequence.