From Hera Pheri To Kaante, Bollywood Remake Movies That Offer Total Paisa Vasool Experience!
If you are a Hindi cinema fan, you know how remakes have changed the way Bollywood functions. Recently, Bollywood has been drawing a lot of inspiration from movies from other industries, and the remakes have got a mixed response so far.
Talking of the latest releases, from Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chadda to Hrithik Roshan’s Vikram Vedha, Bollywood has tried to bring the best to the desi screen. However, not all movies made to the hearts of the audience. In this write-up, we will discuss some of the most popular and lovable Bollywood remake movies that did had its own creative freedom but did not lose the essence of the original version.
Hera Pheri (2000)
The Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, and Paresh Rawal starrer Hera Pheri was a remake of a 1989 Malayalam film, Ramji Rao Speaking. Hera Pheri made a special place in the mind of the audiences, and the filmmakers also released sequences to get more love from the audience. It is considered to be one of the best Hindi remake movies in history of Indian cinema.
The Rani Mukherjee and Vivek Oberoi starrer love story Saathiya was inspired from the Tamil film, Alaipayuthey. The film was much loved by Hindi cinema fans, and even if you watch it now you’ll feel great to have spent your time in the right direction.
Bheja Fry (2007)
Released in the year 2007, Bheja Fry starring Rajat Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Sarika, Milind Soman, is a remake of a French film Le Diner de Cons. Even though the Hindi version was a ditto copy of the original one, both the films were supremely hilarious.
Khatta Meetha (2010)
Khatta Meetha starring Akshay Kumar was a remake of Priyadarshan’s 1988 Malayalam film, Vellanakalude Nadu. And one cannot forget this gem of a film and the iconic dialogues of Akshay Kumar.
Garam Masala (2005)
The Akshay Kumar and John Abraham starrer Garam Masala was a remake of Priyadarshan’s 1985 Malayalam film, Boeing Boeing. The comedy in the movie was highly appreciated by its audience.
Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
Bhool Bhulaiyaa, starring Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Shiney Ahuja, Rajpal Yadav and Ameesha Patel was the remake of the cult classic Malayalam movie, Manichitrathazhu that was known to be the best psychological thriller movie ever made in the history of Malayalam cinema. However, the Hindi version was highly appreciated for the stunning performance by the cast and its comic scenes.
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The Emraan Hashmi, Shriya Saran and Mrinalini Sharma starrer Awarapan was the remake of a South Korean film, A Bittersweet Life. Awarapan is said to be one of the best movies of Emraan Hashmi.
The mega hit, Suryavansham starring Amitabh Bachchan was the remake of the Tamil hit, Suryavamsam. People still love to watch this film in their leisure time. Also, a lot of film dialogues still make their way to various stage shows.
The action-thriller film Kaante starring Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty, Mahesh Manjrekar, Lucky Ali was the remake of Quentin Taranino’s, Reservoir Dogs. Tarantino himself listed this film as the best Reservoir Dogs adaptation.
So, these were some of the best names in the bollywood remake movies list. In the time to come, you are in for many upcoming remakes in Bollywood; well, we just hope that they do justice to the original version!