Over the years, Bollywood has adapted several books and plays into films and also remade various popular Hollywood films. Many hit Bollywood movies including the likes of Bang bang and Dil Bechara are actually inspired by famous Hollywood movies. Here is a list of popular movies which are Hollywood movie remakes.
1. Bang Bang
Bang bang starring Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif was commercially successful and, by the time of its release, had become one of the highest grossing Indian films of all time. The film is a remake of the Hollywood film knight and day which starred Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz in the lead roles.
2. Chachi 420
Kamal Hassan’s star Chachi 420 is a cult classic and is considered one of Bollywood’s best comedy films. The film is a remake of Robin Williams Mrs. Doubtfire, which was also a commercial and critical success. The film follows a recently divorced man who disguises himself as a housekeeper so he can interact with his children.
3. Hum Tum
Hum Tum starring Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukherjee is loosely based on the iconic romantic comedy When Harry meets Sally with Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan. Hum Tum has been critically and commercially successful and has also won several awards with Saif Ali Khan winning the National Film Award for Best Actor.
4. Dil Bechara
Dil Bechara starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi is Official Hindi Remake of Hollywood Film Blame it on our stars. The films were based on the novel of the same name by John Green. Dil Bechara marks Sushant’s last film as it was released posthumously.
5. The girl on the train
Parineeti Chopra-starrer The girl on the train is an official remake of the Hollywood film of the same name, based on the novel by Paula Hawkins. The English version starred Emily Blunt, Chopra received praise for her performance as an alcoholic and troubled divorcee who is involved in a murder investigation.
6. The intern
Deepika Padukone and Amitabh Bachchan to be seen in Hindi remake of Hollywood movie soon Trainee, the film will mark their reunion after their film Piku. The original film starred Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway in the lead. The role was first offered to Rishi Kapoor, but after his death Bachchan was hired to replace him.
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