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Famous Music videos shot in India

Famous Music videos shot in India

India is known for its richness in culture and heritage. Every now and then, India plays host to numerous International musicians looking to film a music video. From The Beatles to Iggy Azalea, many artists have found their perfect location here in India. Let us check some out:Major Lazer & DJ Snake feat MØ – Lean On

Major Lazer & DJ Snake feat MØ – Lean On

American Music group Major Lazer and French Music Producer, DJ Snake and Danish singer, MØ, shot this beautiful video right here in India. More precisely speaking, shot in ND Studio, Karjat and Kaul Heritage City, Vasai. The collective explained that the reason why they shot in India is because Major Lazer has always been into culture mash-ups. And we know India is a unique kind of culture with one foot in history and the other in the future.

Coldplay- Hymn of the Weekend

Coldplay’s newest music video gathered quite a hype on social media for depicting a Slumdog image of the country. The video was shot in various parts of India; Varanasi, Mumbai, and Kolkata, with a lot of kids playing with colours. What more, Chris Martin rode in a taxi too!

Iggy Azalea- Bounce

It is no secret that Iggy Azalea is a fan of Bollywood films. So much, that she insisted her music video for Bounce to be shot in India. The video was shot in Mumbai, with Wedding as the theme. Iggy was dressed as a bride and performing the jhatkas and matkas like a typical Bollywood dance flick. Her look was inspired by Parveen Babi, as cited by Iggy’s stylist and designer.

Mumford and Sons- The Cave

This is the third song of their debut album ‘Sigh No More.’ The video features the band members riding the roads of Goa. They halt and say “Accha dost, yeh aapke liye hain” in Hindi, before handing over their instruments to members of a marching band. This single received nomination for Record of the Year and Song of the Year at the 54th Grammy Awards. The music video shows the marching band members lip-syncing to the lyrics sung by Mumford & Sons. It became so popular that the channel VH1 featured it in its Top 40 list.

Imogen Heap Feat. Vishal/Shekhar- Minds Without Fear

‘Minds Without Fear’ was sung by Grammy Award nominee, English singer-songwriter Imogen Heap, which also features Bollywood music composer duo, Vishal/Shekhar. The song was a venture of a musical series aired on MTV India, which aimed at providing a common platform for singers and composers from across the world to share their love for music. The soundtrack, inspired by Indian Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s poem, ‘Where the Mind is without Fear’, was filmed on the streets of Rajasthan’s Pink City, Jaipur, and the Samode Palace.