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Hollywood flicks inspired by Bollywood films

Jul 21, 2023


Milana Rao

A Common Man and A Wednesday

Anupam Kher and Naseeruddin Shah starrer 'A Wednesday' (2012) inspired Ben Kingsley starrer 'A Common Man' (2013).


Delivery Man and Vicky Donor

Ayushmann Khurrana's sperm donation film 'Vicky Donor' (2012) inspired Hollywood's 'Delivery Man' (2013) starring Vince Vaughn.


Fear and Darr

The iconic 'Darr' (1993) film starring Shah Rukh Khan has also been adapted by James Foley in 'Fear' (1996).


Win A Date With Tad Hamilton! and Rangeela

Like 'Rangeela' (1995), 'Win A Date With Tad Hamilton!' (2004) was about a girl caught in a love triangle between her best friend and a movie star.


Kill Bill and Abhay

Quentin Tarentino had himself admitted that the action sequences of 'Kill Bill' (2003) were inspired by Kamal Haasan starrer 'Abhay' (2001).


Pearl Harbor and Sangam

Like 'Sangam' (1964), 'Pearl Harbor' (2001) was about a romantic love triangle between two best friends and a girl.


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Just Go With It and Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya

The plot of 'Just Go With It' (2011) was similar to that of Salman Khan starrer 'Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya' (2005).


Hitch and Chhoti Si Baat

While 'Partner' was a copy of 'Hitch'(2005), the Hollywood film itself was a copy of classic Hindi film, 'Chhoti Si Baat' (1975).


Divorce Invitation and Aahwanam

SV Krishnan Reddy himself recreated his 'Aahwanam' (1997) for the Hollywood Box Office titled, 'Divorce Invitation' (2012).


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