To be able to successfully pull off a remake is not an easy task for any film-maker. Though remaking a film may seem like a safe route to make some money, it is always a gamble to invest in something that has already been enjoyed by a set of audience.
Kudos to those who have so far managed to taste success by
remaking other language movies into Tamil. Check out our top 5
successful Tamil movies remade from other already successful
Directed by P Vasu and bankrolled by Ramkumar Ganesan,
Chandramukhi is the remake of a 1993 Malayalam film
Interestingly, P Vasu first helmed this film in Kannada and then
decided to remake it in Tamil. The film's 804th day celebration
function was held at 'Kamaraj Arangam' in Chennai on 25 June
Vasool Raja MBBS
Starring Kamal Haasan in the lead, Vasool Raja MBBS is
the remake of a Hindi film titled Munnabhai MBBS.
Interestingly Munnabhai MBBS was inspired from an English
flick named Patch Adams.
Vasool Raja MBBS, directed by Saran and produced by
Gemini Film Circuit, was a huge box office success at the time of
Producing Nanban was a huge gamble as its original
version 3 Idiots had done well at the box office at many
places in Tamil Nadu. Yet, director Shankar and his team managed to
deliver a winner.
Bankrolled by Manohar Prasad and Ravi Shankar Prasad,
Nanban was a superhit worldwide. It is to be noted that
3 Idiots was based on the novel 'Five Point Someone' by
Papanasam is the remake of a 2013 Malayalam film
Drishyam. Though Drishyam was remade into 3 other
languages, Papanasam starring Kamal Haasan, turned out to
be the most successful at the box office, collecting over 100
Directed by Jeethu Joseph, who had helmed the original, the film
was produced by Suresh Balaje, George Pius, Rajkumar Sethupathi and
Directed by Vamsi Paidipally and produced by Prasad V Potluri,
Thozha is the remake of a French movie titled
Starring Karthi and Nagarjuna, Thozha is a Tamil-Telugu
bilingual. The movie was a box office success in both the