For some time now, the trend of making Hindi remakes of blockbuster Southern cinema films in Bollywood has grown rapidly. The main reason behind this is the tremendous success and interesting history of these films in their native language. In such a situation, Bollywood filmmakers without much effort get such a story, the success of which is more guaranteed. Since the great cinema superstars of the South have worked on these films, even the great Bollywood actors immediately agree to act in them. Otherwise, finding an interesting story first, then working on its script, and then selecting the desired actors, is a huge challenge for the creators. If actors like Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt and Deepika Padukone have to be signed, then it becomes even more tedious. It is best for filmmakers to remake blockbuster South Cinema movies in Hindi.
The film ‘Lakshmi’ by Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani, released on the OTT Disney Plus Hotstar platform last year, was highly appreciated by the audience. This movie was a Hindi remake of the South Industry movie ‘Kanchana’. Similarly, Bhumi Pednekar’s bilingual Durgamati Telugu-Tamil film Bhagmati, released on Amazon Prime Video, the film starring Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani, Kabir Singh, released in 2019, the South African film Arjun Reddy released in in 2017, Ayushmann released in 2017. Comedy film by Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar Shubh Mangal Saavdhan Film in Tamil Kalyanam Samayal Sadhan, Akshay Kumar Vidya Balan protagonist Bhool Bhulaiyaa 1993 Film in Malayalam Manichitrathaju, film by Anil Kapoor Nayak 1999 Film in tamil Mudhalvam, released in 2015 in Hindishykeam is a remake of Dri’s film. 2013 Malayalam Movie Drishyam.
The audience of these 5 movies is eagerly awaiting the Hindi remake of South Cinema’s blockbuster movies.
Its success is important behind the fast-growing trend of making Hindi remakes of Southern films.
1. Remake in Hindi – Jersey
Original Movie: Telugu Sports Drama T-Shirt
The Telugu Jersey movie is being remade in Hindi. It stars Shahid Kapoor, Mrunal Thakur, and Pankaj Kapoor in major roles. Director Gowtham Tinnanuri, who directed the original, is also directing the Hindi remake. The story of this film revolves around a talented but failed cricketer, who returns to playing cricket in his mid-thirties for his son. The film will open on Diwali, which will clash with Akshay Kumar’s film Prithviraj.
2. Hindi remake: Tadam
Original Film- Tamil Action Thriller ‘Thadam’
The new Hindi version of the Tamil superhit movie ‘Thadam’ has already been announced. In this, Aditya Roy Kapur will be seen in the lead role. His opposite actress Mrinal Thakur has signed. He has also confirmed this news on social networks. Mrunal shared a photo of herself with Aditya Roy Kapur and wrote: ‘Time to face it. Aditya Roy Kapur Are you ready? I am very excited to be working on the Hindi remake of the hit Tamil film ‘Thadam’, which will be directed by Vardhan Ketkar. Bhushan Kumar and Murad Khetani are producing the Hindi remake of the action thriller Thadam based on a true story.
3. Remake in Hindi: Mumbaikar
Original Film- Tamil Thriller Mananagaram
Newcomer producer Lokesh Kanagaraj received immense love from the audience for the Tamil film Mananagaram, released in 2017. Tamil actors such as Sandeep Kishan, Regina Cassandra and Shree have worked on this. His Hindi remake is called ‘Mumbaikar’, in which Vikrant Massey, Sanjay Mishra and Ranvir Shorey have major roles. Hindi film producer Shibu Thamens says the entire film will be shot in Mumbai. Here there is more peace at night, so the shooting will take place at night. The new Hindi version of the film will not resemble the Tamil original. It has been expanded. Vikrant Massey’s character will be seen as an angry young man.
4. Remake in Hindi: Vikram Vedha
Original Film- Tamil Criminal Thriller Vikram Vedha
Bollywood actors Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan have been selected for the Hindi remake of the superhit Tamil film ‘Vikram Vedha’ released last year. For the Hindi remake of ‘Vikram Vedha’, the creators have also made an official announcement of the names of Hrithik and Saif. It has also been said that the Hindi remake will also be directed by Pushkar-Gayatri, Tamil director ‘Vikram Vedha’. The filming of this movie will begin very soon. It will be released on September 30, 2022. Saif Ali Khan will be seen playing the role of actor R Madhavan and Hrithik Roshan as actor Vijay Sethupathi in the film.
5. Remake in Hindi: Kaithi
Original Film – Tamil Action Thriller ‘Kathiyo’
There is no doubt that film actor Ajay Devgan is the filmmakers’ first choice for South Cinema remake films in Hindi. After starring in films like Drishyam and Singham, he will soon be seen in the action thriller Kaithi, a Hindi remake of the Tamil film Kaithi. This will be the 10th remake of Ajay Devgan’s film South. Jagan Shakti will direct the Hindi remake. It was going to be published on February 12, 2021, but it was postponed.