Bollywood in Cartagena (Spain), City of Contrasts

Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara showed us the beautiful side of Spain, inspiring other filmmakers to follow suit. Now another Indian film is currently being shot in the city of Cartagena, that showcases amazing Spanish architecture and culture. Cartagena is located in the Region of Murcia, by the Mediterranean coast, south-eastern Spain.

Cartagena is a popular filming (as well as tourist) location as most of the settings are open and atmospheric, with good winter light.

film shooting in Cartagena, Spain

Cartagena and the La Manga coastline are serving as backdrops for the filming of a Telugu film (Nannaku Prematho, starring N.T. Rama Rao Jr, produced by Sukuma Brandeddi and directed by Gopy Crishna. Places like the Palacio Consistorial, Military Arsenal and Municipal Archive are some of the settings used for the filming. The La Manga coastline was also used to film a car chase (shot using a drone).

More About Cartagena

The Old Town in Cartagena is limited by five small hills (Molinete, Monte Sacro, Monte de San Jose, Despenaperros and Monte de la Concepcion) following the example of Rome.


The most important places to visit in Cartagena are: Old City, Castillo de San Felipe de Barejas, El Castillo de San Felipe de Borajas, Las Islas del Rosario, Acuario San Martín and many more.

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