Remakes have become a staple diet for Bollywood these days. We have seen quite a lot of Bollywood films, that are officially remade from South films and have become super hits. But we have little knowledge about Bollywood films that have been an inspiration for the South film industry. Koimoi Reader Arindam Kar wrote to us an interesting compilation of Bollywood films that have resulted in remakes in the South.
We give huge attention when any Bollywood blockbuster turns out to be a remake of a South movie. But over the years a lot of great Bollywood movies were remade in South. I found a complete list of South remakes of Bollywood movies right from the Seventies. Here you go –
So Let’s Take A Look At 14 Hit Movies That South Indian Industry Copied From Bollywood!
1. A film based on a story inspired by the 1999 hit and run case of Sanjeev Nanda. The film stars around Jolly AKA Jagdish Tyagi who tries to fight for justice against the judicial corruption. The film has been remade in Tamil as Manithan and also remade as Sapthagiri LLB in Telugu.
2. Oh My God tells the story of an atheist businessman who sues god because of losing his job in a natural disaster. The film has been remade in Telugu as Gopala Gopala.
3. Delhi Belly made a lot of news due to its strong sexual content and profanity. The film has been remade as Settai in Tamil.