Bollywood films are known for their extravagant stars, exotic locations and expansive song picturizations. Besides, Bollywood also has made use of various cars in some of the most popular Bollywood songs. These cars are some of the most iconic cars sold in the world. Let us take a look at the most popular cars in Bollywood songs.
Zoya Akhtar's 2011 directorial, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, was the story of three best friends who undertake a trip to Spain. In the song, Khwabon Ke Parindey, the best friends are seen riding a pristine 1949 Buick Super Convertible. The Buick Super was a luxury vehicle sold in the United States. It is a car from General Motors, which also owns Chevrolet.
Jewel Thief was a 1967 spy thriller directed by Vijay Anand. It starred Dev Anand and Tanuja in the lead roles. The song, Yeh Dil Na Hota, sung by Kishore Kumar, features a 1955 Chevrolet Bel-Air convertible driven by Tanuja. The Chevrolet Bel-Air was one of the most popular cars of its era.
The 1977 film, Aashiq Hoon Baharon Ka, was directed by J.Om Prakash, who was the grandfather of Hrithik Roshan and who recently passed away. The film featured Rajesh Khanna and Zeenat Aman in the leads. In the title track of the film, sung by Kishore Kumar, both Rajesh Khanna and Zeenat Aman are seen zipping around the scenic locales of Switzerland in an orange Porsche 911 Targa. Porsche is owned by Volkswagen and the 911 is their most iconic and continuously produced vehicle.
The 2008 film, Dostana, was one of the most popular films of that year. It was shot at an exotic location, Miami, had some foot-tapping numbers, and featured actors such as John Abraham, Abhishek Bachchan, and Priyanka Chopra. The opening of the film began with the song, Shut Up and Bounce, which was sung by Sunidhi Chauhan and also had Shilpa Shetty make a guest appearance. Abhishek makes his entry in the song with a 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz convertible. The Cadillac Eldorado was the most luxurious vehicle from the company and is regarded as one of the groundbreaking automotive designs in history.
Dil Chahta Hai was Farhan Akhtar's debut as a director, writer, and producer and was released in 2001. The film was the story of three best friends and the ways they handle the various events in their lives. The title track of the film features all three of them embark on a road trip to Goa in a Mercedes Benz SL convertible. The R129 SL-CLass is one of the company's best-loved convertibles and its appearance in the song is as popular as the song itself.
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