5 Bollywood remakes of South Indian Movies, that will make you re- visit these movies

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Believe this or not, there is always something about South Indian movies that will click you at all the right places. It’s not just about the viewers but also with the Bollywood filmmakers. Over the decades these amazing movies and storylines of Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada films have been entertaining people globally.

The impact of these South scripts are so major that many of them are blockbuster hits of Bollywood today. In this article we are going to discuss 5 major Bollywood remakes of South Indian Movies. That will really make you revisit these movies again.

Here the 5 Bollywood remakes of South Indian Movies:

  1. Swades 

One of the best of Shahrukh starred in an amazing film, the hard-hitting movie. That will never fail to give you goosebumps. This is a masterpiece by Ashutosh Gowariker. But did you know the origin of this amazing movie? It is an adaptation of Shivaram Karanth’s novel Chigurida Kanasu which, in 2003, was made into a Kannada film of the same name.

2. Wanted

Wanted is one of the interesting and commercially appreciated movies done by Salman Khan. This is directed by Choreographer Prabhu Deva. Wanted was a remake of telugu. Yes you read it correctly. It is a remake of the movie Pokiri starring Mahesh Babu, Ileana D’Cruz, Prakash Raj and Nassar. 

3. Housefull

The laughter pack of Sajid Khan Housefull. It is  just a mood lifter of all time. It is loosely based on Kamal Hassan and Prabhu Deva’s movie Kaathala Kaathala. A lawsuit was also filed against the movie by Tamil film producer P L Thenappan. However, later it was released across India without any legal issue.

4. Rowdy Rathore

Starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha, Rowdy Rathore is the typical Bollywood masala movie. The Prabhu Deva directorial was a blockbuster. It’s a remake of the 2006 telugu movie Vikramarkudu.

5. Singham

Ajay Devgn certainly has a liking for south indian remakes and has featured in many remakes as well. His singham, which made it into the 100 crore club, was a remake of a 2010 Tamil movie of the same name. Devgn as an honest, fierce and valiant policeman, Bajirao Singham, won millions of hearts.

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