Film makers behind fantasy and sci fi films and TV shows always look for otherworldly locations around the globe that can match their imagination. There are no shortages of weird looking places and locations in the earth. India is a bio diversified country that also has great otherworldly locations. Here are 5 such Indian landscapes or sites that eerily resemble to some fantastic locations used in some great Hollywood fantasy or sci fi movies and TV shows.
Narmada Valley Resembles River Valley Location Of Planet Mars
The great Narmada valley eerily resembles the location of a river valley in planet Mars shown in the film John Carter. In that sci fi fantasy movie the hero John Carter had to travel through the river valley with a creature from Mars and a princess who belonged to a royal family. The river and the formations of the rocks on both sides look exactly like the Narmada river and rocks on its both sides.
Thar Desert Resembles Desert Location Of Future Earth
In the recent film Mad Max, Fury Road the earth was shown as totally destroyed and barren planet that was turned into desert. People in this desert had to lead a life of great sufferings and war. Under the circumstance a warlord had enslaved a group of people. The main female character Furiosa was driving a big war truck through the desert as she was escaping with a group of ladies who were kept as sex slaves by that war lord. The desert location (originally filmed in desert of Namibia) with great sand dunes or some sometimes just flat plane of sand used in the film exactly resembles India’s Thar desert in Rajasthan.
Chiktan Fort Of Ladakh Resembles Castle Of Harrenhal
Harrenhal is a great castle that is shown in the ongoing award winning TV series Game of Thrones. Harrenhal is a dark place full of bloody war, magic and presence of spirits. The castle exactly resembles the dilapidated ruins of Chiktan fort of Kargil in Ladakh, India.
Dhuandhar Fall Resembles Waterfall Of Alien Planet
In the sci fi, fantasy movie Prometheus the very first opening scene had a bizarre looking alien or man committing suicide as he fell into a great waterfall. That waterfall was spectacularly big and gorgeous. In India Dhuandhar, the great waterfall of river Narmada eerily resembles that location shot in Iceland by film makers.
Sar Pass Resembles The Pass Of Caradhras
In the great fantasy action movie Lord of the Rings, Fellowship of the Ring, the ring bearer had to pass through the snow covered mountain pass of Caradhras to avoid the spies of Saruman, the evil wizard. The Sar Pass in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India exactly and weirdly looks like a copy of Caradhras pass. The location of the film is actually in New Zealand.
So you are looking for some great locations in India that resemble locations filmed in some great fantasy movie or TV drama. Here is the list for you.