It's not always canoodling lovers that take our breath away on screen!
Bollywood introduces us to the prettiest places on earth. From Switzerland's snowy mountains to Punjabi fields, to a breath-taking Mediterranean cruise, we've visited these places in the movies.
Beaches are a popular filmi destination as well, and not just because filmmakers get to show off their heroines in bikinis!
Beach are popular because there's so much beauty in them! Watch the coastal view in the Drishyam trailer, and you'll know what we mean!
Here's looking at Bollywood's beautiful beaches.
The superhero blockbuster featured Dil Tu Hi Bata, a song starring Kangana Ranaut and leading man Hrithik Roshan, as they sang to each other on locations near the Dead Sea in Jordan.
Kaho Na Pyar Hai
For his son's big Bollywood debut in 2000, Rakesh Raushan shot the title song -- a romantic number featuring debutants Hrithik and Ameesha -- on the picturesque Phra Nang beach in Thailand.
Shilpa Shetty instructs John Abraham and Abhishek Bachchan to Shut Up And Bounce on South Beach in Miami, US.
Sajid Khan's multistarrer comedy Housefull 2 had few things to offer.
One of them was this absolutely stunning Krabi beach in Phuket.
Gautam (Saif Ali Khan), Veronica (Deepika Padukone) and Meera's (Diana Penty) camaraderie is evidently fuelled by daaru desi and the scenic Maiden's Cove beach in Cape Town, where the hit song Tumhi ho bandhu was shot.
Debutant director Divya Khosla Kumar chose the breathtaking beaches of Cape of Good Hope, Cape Town, South Africa, for the chart-topping Aaj blue hai paani number from the movie.
Bipasha Basu, John Abraham and the secluded Paradise beach in Puducherry, India, makes the song Jaadu Hai Nasha Hai memorably sexy in Jism.
Then there's the sequel, where we are treated to Sunny Leone enticing us with the help of picturesque beaches in Sri Lanka.
Salaam Namaste basically told the average movie-goer just how much fun and fuss-free a beach wedding could be.
The title track of the film, shot at the beach in the Mornington Peninsula of Victoria, Australia, is peppy, scenic and crowded with good looking people.
The beautiful Sea of Stars on Vadhoo island in the Maldives serves as the perfect backdrop for the calming romance of Ek Villain's lead pair before tragedy strikes.
The entire beach dazzles at night due to a natural phenomenon known as 'bioluminescence' (external link).
Bachna Ae Haseeno
In the first rushes of young love, Deepika and Ranbir profess their love for each other on the breathtaking beaches of Gargano in Apulia, Italy, in Bachna Ae Haseeno.
The stunning beaches of Santorini, Greece, served as the perfect backdrop for Katrina and Hrithik's romance in Bang Bang.