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By: Editorial Team Date: Sept 14

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Hollywood’s Lens on India: Top 10 Hollywood Movies Featuring Hinduism and India

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This biographical film chronicles the life and principles of Mahatma Gandhi, a prominent figure in India's struggle for independence.

"Gandhi" (1982)

9.

The movie portrays the life of Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan and his remarkable contributions to mathematics.

"The Man Who Knew Infinity" (2015)

8.

A live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic story, set in the jungles of India, featuring Mowgli and various animals.

"The Jungle Book" (2016)

7.

Julia Roberts stars in this adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir, with the "Pray" segment of the story set in an ashram in India.

"Eat Pray Love" (2010)

6.

Part of the Indiana Jones series, this adventure film has scenes set in India, including a visit to a mysterious temple.

"Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (1984)

5.

A group of British retirees embarks on a journey to India, where they stay at a unique hotel and explore life's unexpected adventures.

"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" (2011)

4.

This film revolves around an Indian family's journey to establish an Indian restaurant in a French village, highlighting the fusion of Indian and French cuisine.

"The Hundred-Foot Journey" (2014)

3.

Based on Yann Martel's novel, this visually stunning film follows Pi's survival journey after a shipwreck, during which he shares a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger.

"Life of Pi" (2012)

2.

A rags-to-riches story set in the slums of Mumbai, this film tells the tale of a young man's remarkable success on a TV quiz show.

"Slumdog Millionaire" (2008)

1.

Based on Jhumpa Lahiri's novel, this film explores the life of a Bengali immigrant family in the United States and their connection to India.

The Namesake" (2006)

Feel relaxed in this hectic schedule- keep these movies ready on watchlist this weekend

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