Bollywood movies of the present generation have been an outright copy of Hollywood flicks but did you know that this has been happening from ages, like from the black and white zamana.
Yes, right from the time of Raj Kapoor to Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan, a number of Bollywood movies that these actors have starred in are actually Hollywood rip offs and the worst part is that we had no idea about it.
For years claiming to have been an original, these movies have sought inspiration from their Hollywood counterparts and did not even bother to reveal it. Thanks to a few sources like IMDB who opened our eyes and gave us inside information about these movies.
Bees Saal Baad, a 1962 filmBollywood psychological drama-thriller film starringBiswajeet, Waheeda Rehman, Madan Puri, Sajjan, Asit Sen and directed by Biren Nag is actually an adaptation Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles.
Did you know that? Well I did not! I was not even aware of perfectionist Aamir Khan's movie Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar was also a copy of Hollywood flick.
Strangely though a lot of movies have been Hollywood remakes, knowing that such Bollywood classics were also rips offs, just breaks my heart. Can't say anything more, read on to know about the 10 Bollywood movies that have been a copy of Hollywood movies...
Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar-Breaking Away
Did you Aamir Khan's super hit movie was actually a remake of Hollywood movie titled Breaking Away.
Baazigar-A Kiss Before Dying
Shahrukh Khan's hit movie which made him the Badshah of Bollywood is actually a copy of Hollywood movie.
Sangharsh-The Silence Of The Lambs
Sangharsh may not be an outright copy of this Hollywood flick but there are a lot of similarities like the basic storyline etc.
Khoon Bhari Maang-Return To Eden
According to sources Rakesh Roshan's famous revenge saga is actually a big copy of Australian TV series, Return To Eden.
Dhund- The Unexpected Guest
Agatha Christie novels were a big hit back then and so it was obvious of the Chopra's to seek some information from her novel.
Satte Pe Satta-Seven Brides For Seven Brothers
From the title of the movies it self you can confer how Amitabh Bachchan-Hema Malini starrer was a Hollywood rip off.
Aradhana-To Each His Own
Who knew Rajesh Khanna, the actor who was an inspiration for many owing to his film Aradhana was actually a copy of Hollywood flick.
Kohraa was one of the scariest movies back then and turns out that the filmmakers then too were like the present ones, blatantly copying Hollywood.
Chori Chori-It Happened One Night
Chori Chori, a classic romantic movie starring Raj Kapoor was a Hollywood rip off as well. Why? Why does Bollywood do this?
Bees Saal Baad-The Hound Of The Baskervilles
Guess what! Even this famous Hindi flick was actually inspired from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes series. Who knew!