The ultimate Bollywood bucket list

We love Bollywood, and we know you do too. A lot has been said and written about the films that every fan simply must watch. However, everyone knows that Bollywood goes way beyond the films. It’s not just a film industry… It is a lifestyle. While watching the greats is essential, it’s far from the only thing on a Bollywood fan’s bucket list. There are certain experiences that are absolutely necessary too. If you pride yourself on your love for the industry, it’s time to kick things up a notch. Die-hard Bollywood fans, here are 9 more additions to your bucket list:

Dinner at Bhaijaanz

Love food and Bollywood? There’s no better place to be than Bhaijaanz. The perfect restaurant for Sallu Bhai‘s fans, it offers courses like Machli No. 1, Chicken Tussi Great Ho and Anda Apna Apna! Yum-my!

Take a tour of an iconic film studio

Whether your goal is celeb spotting or visiting iconic locations, there are some studios that simply must be visited. Between the Mumbai Film City, Mehboob Studios and the Kamal Amrohi Studios; you might just get a glimpse of a set or your favourite stars! If not, you can always rest assured knowing that modern classics like 3 Idiots, Dabangg 2 and DDLJ have been shot at these studios!

Be an extra in a Bollywood film

Wouldn’t we all love to be on the silver screen, even if it was just for a few seconds?

Watch a Khan film at Gaiety or Chandan Cinema

If there’s one way to properly enjoy a Khan film, it’s at a theatre that’s as iconic as the stars themselves. After all, who wants to watch a movie where no one whistles when Sallu Bhai takes his shirt off? Watch DDLJ at Maratha Mandir: Arguably one of Bollywood’s biggest movies, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is a must-watch for every film enthusiast. It’s no surprise that the film has been running at Maratha Mandir for over 1000 weeks! And let’s face it, you haven’t really watched DDLJ unless you’ve watched it at Maratha Mandir.

Watch Shah Rukh cut his birthday cake

Every November, Mumbai witnesses the grandest birthday celebration of all time. Shah Rukh Khan‘s birthday is a grand affair that sees him mingling with both fans and the media. Take our word for this, it’s truly amazing watching him cut his birthday cake:

A Bollywood-themed karaoke night

We’re all bathroom singers, whether or not we admit it. Take your karaoke nights to the next level by belting out some of your favorite Bollywood tunes, right from Mehbooba Mehbooba to Selfie Le Le Re!

Road trip to Bollywood’s favorite locations

The only thing better than a road trip with your friends is a Bollywood-inspired road trip with your friends. Get inspired by films like Dil Chahta Hai and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, and pack your bags!

A Bollywood pilgrimage

Last but certainly not the least, no Bollywood bucket list is complete without a visit to the holy lands. So, make your way to Mannat and Jalsa, and keep your fingers crossed for a celebrity sighting!