Remakes have always been a question of audience acceptance in showbiz and whether the original has done a fair amount of justice. The Southern movie has been doing really well at the box office lately, even winning an Oscar, but forget about the Hindi version.
Here’s a look at some of the remakes of Southern movies that have become complete disasters in Bollywood.
1. Bachchan Pandi
Bachchan Pandey is one of the most highly anticipated movies, but it can do very well at the box office. Said to be a spin-off from Tashan’s character Bachchan Pandey, but said to be a remake of the southern film Jigarthanda. So I failed in Bollywood this year.
South Movie Jersey’s namesake is similar to Shahid Kapoor’s latest release.
3. Hit: first case
Rajkummar Rao’s first case is a remake of the Telugu film of the same name. Minor changes prevented the Hindi remake from capturing the soul of the original. This was one of the reasons it failed at the box office.
Nikamma is one of the biggest disasters of 2022. The film was a remake of Nan and Sai Pallavi’s middle class Abhay and was a huge hit in theaters. However, the Bollywood remake was a fiasco because it failed to capture the essence of the commercial adventure.
Janhvi Kapoor’s Mili is a survival thriller remake of the Malayalam film Helen. Released theatrically in November, the film received only a moderate response and was not translated into collections.
Akshay Kumar’s starrer Cuttputtli, a remake of the Tamil film Ratsasan, a hit whose Hindi version did not perform so well on OTT, has been highly praised by audiences.
of A South movie remake tells the story of a serial killer who also happens to be a psychopath and thinks killing a young girl will save his family. The movie was released on OTT, but still failed to gain an audience.
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