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Five Bad Hindi Remakes Of Malayalam Films That We Won’t Forget

Bad Hindi Remakes Of Malyalam Films
Malayalam cinema is known for its great narratives and films with good plots and skilled actors becoming instant hits in the South. The Hindi film industry is known for remakes of regional films. However, replicating a blockbuster film is challenging, especially when the original film is in Malayalam because finding suitable replacements for the actors is difficult. However, many Malayalam films have been remade in other languages, and although some have been successful, others have been disasters.

Manichitrathazhu, which was remade in Hindi as Bhool Bhulaiyaa, is one of the most successful films. The film was a box office success, and a sequel to the first film, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, is set to be released soon. Another Akshay Kumar film is Hera Pheri, which is also a remake of the superhit Malayalam film Ramji Rao’s Speaking. The Hindi version was also a big smash and is considered one of Bollywood’s most beloved comedies. Ajay Devgn’s Drishyam was also a remake of Drishyam, a superhit Malayalam film. Here we’ve compiled a list of Malayalam films with disappointing remakes.

Bad Hindi Remakes Of Malyalam Films:

Vellanakalude Nadu- Khatta Meetha

The 1988 Malayalam-language political crime film Vellanakalude Nadu features Mohanlal, Shobhana, Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair, M. G. Soman, Sreenivasan, Karamana Janardanan Nair, Maniyanpilla Raju, Sukumari, and Lizy. This film was both critically and commercially successful, being one of the year’s highest-grossing Malayalam films. However, when it was recreated in Hindi as Khatta Meeta in 2010, the film received mixed reviews and grossed less than average at the box office.

Both films feature a failing contractor whose inability to make peace with the town’s crooked administration, as well as his strained relationships with his ex-girlfriend and family, leads to mishaps that rob him of his closest relationships.

Bodyguard- Bodyguard

Dileep and Nayanthara play the key roles in Bodyguard, a 2010 Indian Malayalam-language romantic comedy action film. It has been remade in Tamil as Kaavalan, as well as in Hindi, Kannada, and Telugu. Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor star in the Hindi version in 2011, which also has Raj Babbar, Mahesh Manjrekar, and Hazel Keech in supporting roles. Lovely Singh (Khan), a bodyguard assigned to follow Divya Rana (Kapoor), falls in love with Chhaya, a fictitious character invented by Divya. The movie was a huge commercial success.


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Pokkiri Raja- Boss

Pokkiri Raja is a 2010 Malayalam action film from India. Shriya Saran, Siddique, Nedumudi Venu, Vijayaraghavan, Salim Kumar, Suraj Venjaramoodu, and Riyaz Khan feature alongside Mammootty and Prithviraj Sukumaran in the film. Despite receiving mixed reviews from reviewers, the movie was a box office triumph. It was a huge commercial success, and it was the highest-grossing Malayalam film of 2010. Boss, the Hindi remake of this film, stars Akshay Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty, Shiv Panditt, Ronit Roy, and Aditi Rao Hydari in the key roles. It didn’t do very well at the box office.

Ishtam- Mere Baap Pehle Aap

Ishtam is a romantic comedy-drama released in Malayalam in 2001. Dileep and Navya Nair lead in the film, which also has Nedumudi Venu, Innocent, Sreenivasan, and Jayasudha in supporting parts. A Hindi remake of the film, Mere Baap Pehle Aap, was released in 2008. Akshaye Khanna, Genelia D’Souza, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri, Manoj Joshi, Archana Puran Singh, Shobana, and Rajpal Yadav are among the cast members.

Punjabi House- Chup Chupke

Punjabi House is a comedy-drama film released in Malayalam in 1998. Mohini, Jomol, Lal, Cochin Haneefa, Thilakan, Janardhanan, and N. F. Varghese play crucial roles in the film. The film was adapted in Telugu in 1999 as Maa Balaji, in Kannada in 2002 as the same title, and in Hindi in 2006 as Chup Chup Ke. Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Sunil Shetty, Paresh Rawal, Rajpal Yadav, Shakti Kapoor, Om Puri, and Anupam Kher appear in the Hindi adaptation. The Malayalam film has a cult following among the audience, whereas Chup Chup Ke in 2006 did not perform well at the box office and was not well received by critics.