Bollywood since the start has been seeking its inspiration from Hollywood. Sometimes, the truth about taking inspiration from a remake is revealed, sometimes it isn’t.
In the end, it is left for us to find out and we usually do as today’s audience watches both – Hollywood and Bollywood movies. The plots have been taken from the Hollywood movies and then made in their own style in Bollywood. There have been many cases like also that, that Hollywood is remaking the movie of the previous Bollywood version but it happens less often.
These movies are a remake of the Hollywood ones:
1) Brothers movie has been inspired by a movie named Warriors:
Starring Akshay Kumar, Siddharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez the movie has been inspired by the Hollywood movie of the name‘Warrior’. The Hollywood movie is about the relationship between two brothers and due to financial constraints and past conflicts they end up fighting each other at the end of a wrestling tournament.
2) The Art Of Travel movie inspired the makers of ‘Queen’:
This successful venture starred Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao but the plot of the movie had many similarities with the Hollywood movie of 2008, ‘The Art of Travel’. In this Hollywood movie, it was the boy who faced all the problems which ‘Rani’ had in Queen.
3) Prem Ratan Dhan Payo is inspired by The Prisoner of Zenda:
This Salman Khan, Sonam Kapoor starrer with the direction by Sooraj Barjatiya, is the remake of the Hollywood movie ‘The Prisoner of Zenda’. The plot of both the movies is very similar. This Hollywood movie is actually a name of the novel which is written by Anthony Hope and then the movie was adapted from it.
There are many other movies that have been adapted from Hollywood ones. Keep watching this space for more!