In Pictures: Top 7 Hollywood movies copied by Bollywood638 views
Here is the list of top seven Hollywood Oscar-winning movies copied by Bollywood.
1. West Side Story (1961) & Josh (2000): West Side Story (1961) was directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The story of movie inspired by Romeo & Juliet and had a tragic ending; however on the other hand Bollywood movie Josh (2000) starring King Khan was helmed by Mansoor Khan and was copied from this Hollywood movie.
2. The Silence Of The Lambs (1991) & Sangharsh (1999)
3. The Godfather (1972) & Aatank Hi Aatank (1995): Hollywood crime flick ‘The Godfather’ (1972) was directed by Ford Capolla. The lead cast of the movie includes veteran actor Marlon Brando and Al Pacino, however Bollywood movie ‘Aatank Hi Aatank’ was directed by Dillip Shankar and was copied from ‘The Godfather’. The lead cast of the movie includes Rajnikanth, Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla.
4. One Flew Over Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) & Kyon Ki (2005): One Flew Over Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) was directed by Milos Forman. The lead cast of the movie includes Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher; however on the other hand Bollywood movie Kyon Ki (2005) starring Salman Khan was helmed by Priyadarshan and was copied from this Hollywood movie.
5. On The Waterfront (1954) & Kabzaa (1988) & Ghulam (1998): Now with this Hollywood movie ‘On The Waterfront’ (1954), Bollywood remake two movies Kabzaa (1988) & Ghulam (1998). Hollywood crime drama movie was directed by Eli Kazan which starred Marlon Brando. ‘Kabzaa’ (1988) was directed by Mahesh Bhatt starring Sanjay Dutt, Paresh Rawal and Raj Babbar, however his Nephew Vikram Bhatt made another sequel to it ‘Ghulam’ which stars Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji and Sharat Saxena.
6. Kramer vs Kramer (1979) & Akele Hum Akele Tum (1994): Kramer vs Kramer (1979) was directed by Robert Benton. The lead cast of the movie includes Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman; however Bollywood movie Akele Hum Akele Tum (1994) starring Aamir Khan was helmed by Mansoor Khan and was copied from this Hollywood movie.
7. It Happened One Night (1934) & Chori Chori (1956) & Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin (1991): It Happened One Night (1934) was directed by Frank Capra. The lead cast of the movie includes Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert; however Bollywood movie Chori Chori (1956) starring Raj Kapoor and Nargis in the lead roles was helmed by Anant Thakur and was copied from this Hollywood movie. Bollywood made another remake from same Hollywood movie in 1991 ‘Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahi’ which was directed by Mahesh Bhatt and Aamir Khan and Pooja Bhatt was in lead roles.