Director K Asif's immortal depiction of the Anarkali-Salim-Akbar saga starring Madhubala,Dilip Kumar and Prithvi Raj kapoor in corresponding roles
had many scenes shot in Agra.
Fatehpur Sikri was shown as Akbar's Palace in the movie.
The famous song from this movie "Pyaar kiya to darna kya" was shot on an expensive set created in the Agra Fort.
After 7-days of shooting of the song , producer K Asif tried if the "Sheesh Mahal"
(Palace of Glass) could be preserved permanently for the public, but due to no storage area ,it had to be finally disposed off.
The multi Oscar-award winning movie by Danny Boyle had many shooting locations in Agra.
The character Jamaal, played by Dev Patel happens to be a tourist guide in Agra.
Mere Brother Ki Dulhan
Katrina Kaif, Imran Khan and Ali Zafar starrer Mere Brother Ki Dulhan was shot near Taj Mahal ,
at Agra for Yash Raj Films.
A wedding sequence for the film was shot , in which Katrina had to ride a horse in Mehtab Bagh, close
to the Taj Mahal.
Major chunks of filming took place in the Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri Shrine, and Agra Fort premises.
Notable scenes shot are the wedding scene, and a certain concert filmed at Agra Fort that shows Katrina
with a guitar. There were protests regarding the use of historic monuments for the film
Octopussy (1983) , the 13th film in the Bond series, has many scenes shot in Agra.
Roger Moore played Bond in
the movie which also had Kabir Bedi and Vijay Amritraj in the cast.
The songs "Do Dil Mil Rahe Hain" and "Ho Gaya Hai Mujhe Pyaar" from Subhash Ghai's Shahrukh Khan and
Mahima Chowdhary starrer were shot at Agra.
Yamla Pagla Deewana
Yamla Pagla Deewana ,released in 2011 starring Sunny Deol, Dharmendra and Bobby Deol had a song "Sau Baar"
shot at the Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri.
Ekk Deewana Tha
The movie "Ekk Deewana Tha"
released in 2012 featuring actors Prateik Babbar and Amy Jackson had a song "Sunlo Zaraa" shot at Taj Mahal.
The Delhi Way
Written, photographed, directed and produced by James Ivory, The Delhi Way (1964) was
the last solo film by the director before meeting Ismail Merchant, who later became his life long
The movie was shot in Agra because of the Mughal buildings in Agra, which are somewhat
similar to those at Delhi.