8 Bollywood Films That Are Remakes Of Super Hit Regional Films. These Were Remade Multiple Times


Cinema is all about experiments, fresh concepts and storytelling but when it has to survive then business is a must. And for doing business, even cinema has some set formulas which filmmakers use again and again.

Sometimes, a single film is remade multiple times because it becomes so successful that everyone wants to replicate it.

Here are some Bollywood films which were actually remakes of some regional films. And the same story was remade in multiple languages.

1. Drishyam

Bollywood film Drishyam released in 2015 and had Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Tabu, Ishita Dutta and Rajat Kapoor in important roles. The film was directed by Nishikant Kamat and won a lot of accolades for itself.

Malayalam – Drishyam

Director: Jeethu Joseph

Tamil: Papanasam

Director: Jeethu Joseph

Telugu: Drushyam

Director: Sripriya

Kannada: Drishya

Director: P. Vasu

2. Son Of Sardaar

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Son Of Sardaar starring Ajay Devgn, Sonakshi Sinha and Sanjay Dutt in lead released in 2012. The film proved to be a Hit at Box Office.

Tamil: Vallavanukku Pullum Aayudham

Director: Shreenath

Telegu: Maryada Ramanna

Director: SS Rajamouli

Malayalam: Ivan Maryadaraman

Director: Suresh Divakar

Bengali: Phande Poriya Boga Kande Re

Director: Soumik Chatterjee

3. Singham

Singham directed by Rohit Shetty and starring Ajay Devgn, Kajal Aggarwal and Prakash Raj was a Super Hit Bollywood film.

Tamil: Singam

Director: Hari

Telugu: Yamudu

Director: Hari

Kannada: Kempe Gowda

Director: Sudeep

Bengali: Shotru

Director: Raj Chakraborty

4. Bodyguard

Bodyguard starring Salman Khan & Kareena Kapoor in lead released in 2010. The film was a Blockbuster.

Tamil: Kaavalan

Director: Siddique

Telugu: Bodyguard

Director: Gopichand Malineni

Kannada: Bodyguard

Director: Isaiah Gama

Bengali: Bodyguard

Director: Amar Haranath Chakraborty

Malayalam: Bodyguard

Director: Siddique

5. Bhool Bhulaiya

The popular and Hit Horror comedy had Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Shiny Ahuja, Ameesha Patel in important roles.

Malayalam: Manichitratazhu

Director: Fazil

Tamil: Chandramukhi

Director: P. Vasu

Telugu: Nagavalli

Director: P. Vasu

Bengali: Rajmohol

Director: Swapan Saha

Kannada: Aptamitra

Director: P.Vasu

6. Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain

The 1999 Bollywood film had Anil Kapoor and Kajol in lead roles.

Bengali: Saath Paake Badha

Director: Sujit Mondal

Telugu: Pavithra Bandham

Director: Muthyala Subbaiah

Tamil: Priyamanavale

Director: K. Selva Bharathy

Kannada: Mangalyam Tantunanena

Director: V. S. Reddy

Odiya: Suhaag Sindhura

Director: Hara Patnaik

7. Rowdy Rathore

Rowdy Rathore starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in lead was a highly successful Bollywood film released in 2012.

Telugu: Vikramarukudu

Director: SS Rajamouli

Tamil: Siruthai

Director: Siva

Kannada: Veera Madakari

Director: Sudeep

Bengali: Bikram Singha

Director: Rajiv Kumar Biswas

8. Dhadak

Dhadak is the remake of Sairat that is slated to release in July this year. The film marks the Bollywood debut of Sridevi’s daughter Janhvi Kapoor and stars Ishaan Khatter opposite her.

Marathi: Sairat

Director: Nagraj Manjule

Punjabi: Channa Mereya

Director: Pankaj Batra

Kannada: Manasu Mallige

Director: S. Narayan

Odia: Laila O Laila

Director: Joshiy

Bengali: Noor Jahaan

Director: Abhimanyu Mukherjee

Tamil and Telugu versions of Sairat are also in queue.

Which is your favourite film among these?

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