February 10, 2024Republic Entertainment Desk

Theri, Devdas, Drishyam: Some Of The Most Remade Indian Films

Varun Dhawan and Keerthy Suresh's Baby John is a remake of 2022 film Theri. The film is also being remade in Telugu in Ustaad Bhagat Singh.

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Sharat Chandra's novel Devdas, originally penned in 1917, has been remade over 16 times across various languages like Hindi and Bengali.

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Dirshyam was originally a Malayalam film which went on to be remade across Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi - also becoming the premise of a Sinhalese film.

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1993 Malayalam thriller Manichitrataazhu has been remade in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi. Vidya Balan in Bhool Bhulaiyaa is one of the most popular manifestations of the original's premise.

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Originally made in Malayalam, Bodyguard was remade across the languages of Tamil, Hindi, Kannada and Telugu - the last starring Venkatesh and Trisha Krishnan.

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The Tamil Charlie Chaplin was remade as No Entry in Hindi, Happy Husbands in Malayalam, Kelor Kirti in Bengali, among several other adaptations.

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Tamil romantic drama Sethu was eventually remade as Tere Naam in Hindi, Huchcha in Kannada, Seshu in Telugu and Tor Karone Beche Achi in Bangladesh.

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