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Hero To Himmatwala: 10 Worst Bollywood Remakes Of Classic Movies

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Hero movie was a classic hit! We are talking about the 1983 one people! Jackie Shroff, Meenakshi Sheshadri starrer directed by Subhash Ghai became a such a big hit that it changed the lives of everybody involved.

Jackie Shroff became famous as Jackie through this movie, Meenakshi too became a top star and everybody loved Subhash for casting these newcomers who went onto to give great films to Bollywood.

Salman Khan expected a similar thing to happen to his proteges' Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty. The film was given so much hype that the final product failed to withstand the expectations of the viewers and critics.

Hero Movie Review By Audience: First Day First Show Response

The movie has obtained mixed opinion from viewers, some liked the lead actors' performances while others thought that they didn't do justice to the 1983 flick.

Sooraj and Athiya may become stars tomorrow! Directors and producers may notice their acting capabilities but Hero will become what Saawariya became to Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor, a forgettable debut.

The music and songs have become a huge hit but will the film also obtain the same kind of success? Only time will tell!

2015 version of Hero was bad compared to the original, much like some of the worst remakes that Bollywood attempted! Check out the worst remakes of classic films...


Where Rishi Kapoor's Karz became an iconic vengeance story, Himmesh Reshammiya's new version became an iconic joke!

Bol Bachchan

Bol Bachchan was loved by the audience since it was a typical Rohit Shetty entertainer but they did not prefer it over the first one!


This was one of the worst remakes one could have made! It is right up there with Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag. The lead actors and the director himself regrets ever having made this movie.


Ram Charan should have opted for another movie to step in Bollywood, Zanjeer was a real bad choice. It was no where near the original and its' collection at the Box Office became a laughing stock.

Umrao Jaan

Even Aishwarya made the blunder of enacting in the remake of Umrao Jaan that Rekha had etched in our minds. While she put her best foot forward, it still wasn't good enough.

Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag

This was a remake of Sholay and RGV obtained huge flak for this disastrous remake of a cult classic. He made a joke of himself by making this movie.

Chashme Baddoor

While the movie did do justice to the original and made for a good watch with a lot of hilarious scenes, the viewers preferred the original to the remake.


Yet another Rekha classic which was spoiled by the younger generation. If Aishwarya couldn't come close to Rekha's adaa's, wonder what gave Sonam the confidence that she would be able to do it.

The Shaukeens

This was a remake of Shaukeen which became a big hit in 1982 but the 2015 version did not even recover it's production cost.

Victoria 203

The 1970's adventurous film was a hit, had it been left at that, it would have been great. Instead they remake it with Anupam and Om Puri. Two talented actors were wasted in this otherwise bad film.

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