FILM : Guru, The (2002)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Guru, The (2002) 2002 Jimi Mistry, Heather Graham, Marisa Tomei, Michael McKean, Christine Baranski Delhi (India), New York (USA)
Director : Daisy von Scherler Mayer   Production Company : Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, Working Title Films  Region : N. AMERICA,REST OF THE WORLD

Bored with Bollywood movies but fascinated with their Hollywood counterparts seen in his youth, a young man yearns to become a singer and actor in America, the country where dreams are made.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

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The Guru [DVD] [2002]

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Guru, The (2002) - After taking his last class at the Shanti Dance School, Ramu Gupta (Jimi Mistry) gets onto his scooter. Outside businesses in C Block on Middle Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi, India. Identified with help from Riyaz Kashmirinn of Delhi Tourism & Services.
Guru, The (2002)

guru001. After taking his last class at the Shanti Dance School, Ramu Gupta (Jimi Mistry) gets onto his scooter. Outside businesses in C Block on Middle Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi, India. Identified with help from Riyaz Kashmirinn of Delhi Tourism & Services.

guru001n. The same location fifteen years on. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 28-03-2017)

Guru, The (2002) - The dance instructor rides away to prepare for his journey to America. This is Middle Circle looking towards the intersection of Radial Road 4 in CP, New Delhi with the Plaza cinema in the right background. Found with help from Riyaz Kashmirinn.
Guru, The (2002)

guru002. The dance instructor rides away to prepare for his journey to America. This is Middle Circle looking towards the intersection of Radial Road 4 in CP, New Delhi with the Plaza cinema in the right background. Found with help from Riyaz Kashmirinn.

guru002n. Facing the Plaza cinema in H Block from Middle Circle. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 28-03-2017)

Guru, The (2002) - This is Radial Road 7, CP with E Block filling the background and buildings on Rajiv Chowk in the left distance. Sequences for many films have been shot in the area including 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi', '3 Idiots', 'Rockstar' and 'Ahista Ahista'.
Guru, The (2002)

guru002a. This is Radial Road 7, CP with E Block filling the background and buildings on Rajiv Chowk in the left distance. Sequences for many films have been shot in the area including 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi', '3 Idiots', 'Rockstar' and 'Ahista Ahista'.

guru002an. The area was redeveloped in the mid 2000s when construction of the Delhi Metro took place and the trees of Central Park can now be seen in the left background. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 28-03-2017)

Guru, The (2002) - Our hero joins the never ending flow of traffic. This appears to be one of the radial roads heading outward from from Indira Chowk, also known as Connaught Circus.
Guru, The (2002)

guru002b. Our hero joins the never ending flow of traffic. This appears to be one of the radial roads heading outward from from Indira Chowk, also known as Connaught Circus.

Guru, The (2002) - Ramu heads out of the city. This is looking from the city's Connaught Circus with a Rajdhani Express train passing over Minto Bridge on Minto Road, New Delhi in Delhi, India.
Guru, The (2002)

guru003. Ramu heads out of the city. This is looking from the city's Connaught Circus with a Rajdhani Express train passing over Minto Bridge on Minto Road, New Delhi in Delhi, India.

guru003n. Taken from a distance because of the traffic, this is the same location with a more modern Rajdhani Express crossing the bridge. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 28-03-2017)

Guru, The (2002) - A parade of elephants is encountered before reaching the suburbs. Riyaz Kashmirinn advises that this is likely to be somewhere in Old Delhi.
Guru, The (2002)

guru004. A parade of elephants is encountered before reaching the suburbs. Riyaz Kashmirinn advises that this is likely to be somewhere in Old Delhi.

Guru, The (2002) - After bidding farewell to his family, neighbours wave as Ramu’s taxi takes him to the airport.
Guru, The (2002)

guru005. After bidding farewell to his family, neighbours wave as Ramu’s taxi takes him to the airport.

Guru, The (2002) - As the bus carries Ramu from the airport he gets his first sight of New York. The bus is travelling on the exit road from the Queensboro Bridge, seen to the right, above 13th Street in Long Island City, New York 11101.
Guru, The (2002)

guru006. As the bus carries Ramu from the airport he gets his first sight of New York. The bus is travelling on the exit road from the Queensboro Bridge, seen to the right, above 13th Street in Long Island City, New York 11101.

Guru, The (2002) - Vijay Rao (Emil Marwa) meets his friend Ramu off the bus. The George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal in New York.
Guru, The (2002)

guru007. Vijay Rao (Emil Marwa) meets his friend Ramu off the bus. The George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal in New York.

Guru, The (2002) - When he’s led to a yellow cab Ramu asks where the Mercedes is. In the background George Washington Bridge spans the Hudson River between New York City and New Jersey.
Guru, The (2002)

guru008. When he’s led to a yellow cab Ramu asks where the Mercedes is. In the background George Washington Bridge spans the Hudson River between New York City and New Jersey.

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