History goes up in smoke, Bollywood sheds a tear for Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris

As the French authorities get ready to rebuild the iconic Notre Dame cathedral after a major fire destroyed a portion of the cathedral, we take a look at what our bollywood celebs have to say about the tragedy, we also take a look at the Bollywood films that had scenes which featured the Gothic cathedral.


A scene from the film ‘Before Sunset’ shows Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) pass by the Cathedral. after Jesse tells the story of a German soldier who was ordered to blow up the cathedral, but couldn’t do it because it was so beautiful, Celine says, “You have to think…that Nore Dame will be gone one day.” After the huge fire broke out at Nore Dame, many found the line from the movie heart-breaking.

Moves that were shot near the cathedral and have scenes that feature the iconic structure – Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), London Dreams (2009), Befikre (2016).

Ude Dil Befikre song from Befikre. you can see Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor dancing on the roof of the cathedral.

Notre-Dame de Paris, also called Notre-Dame Cathedral, is the most famous of the Gothic cathedrals of the Middle Ages. Located in Paris, visitors visit the cathedral to enjoy its size, antiquity, and French Gothic Architecture.

Remember the story of the Hunchback of Notre Dame? Yes, that Notre Dame refers to theis place. Notre Dame means “Our Lady” in French.

Website: notredamecathedralparis.com

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