Upcoming Bollywood movies that are Hollywood remakes
Bollywood has a long history of imitating Hollywood flicks, mostly unofficially and without giving due credit. No matter the genre of the movie, Indian producers and directors seem to believe Hollywood remakes are a one-shot ticket to Box Office fame.
In the recent years, filmmakers have decided to take a more official route while acquiring the rights to remake a film. Here’s a list of upcoming movies :
1. RED: The Bruce Willis and Morgan Freeman starrer Red has officially been adapted by popular actor and producer Anil Kapoor. The Bollywood version is in the pre-production stage at the moment. The original movie follows the story of three retired mercenaries who band together to fight against criminals.
2. RAMBO: The iconic role of John Rambo made popular by actor Sylvester Stallone will be replicated by Tiger Shroff. The first poster for the Bollywood version dropped a few months back and the Indian audiences are eager to watch Siddharth Anand’s directed film.
3. DRIVE: Tarun Mansukhani is set to direct the remake of the 2011 flick which gained massive commercial success. Sushant Singh Rajput will take on Ryan Gosling’s role and Jacqueline Fernandez that of Carey Mulligan’s.
4. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS: The iconic coming-of-age John Green novel that was adapted into a Hollywood film is now all set to be remade in Bollywood. Sushant Singh Rajput has been cast in the role of Augustus Waters.
5.MODERN FAMILY: The popular American sitcom Modern Family’s rights have been bought by Anil Kapoor. The original sitcom features eccentric characters and bold storylines and it will be interesting to see the desi take on it.