Bollywood Movies Inspired From Books & Novels

    Bollywood has been seeking inspiration from books since ages. And we have many book-to-movie adaptations in Bollywood and a few are coming up this year. Here is the list of Bollywood movies that were/are inspired from books & novels.

    1. Half Girlfriend

    Critics Review

    Genre

    Drama

    Release Date

    19 May 2017

    Story

    Half Girlfriend is a Bollywood romantic drama movie, based on the novel of the same name written by Chetan Bhagat. The movie stars Arjun ...

    2. 2 States

    Critics Review

    Genre

    Romance

    Release Date

    18 Apr 2014

    Story

    2 States movie is inspired by Chetan Bhagat's novel titled 2 States: The Story of My Marriage. The movie is a romantic story of a Punjabi boy who falls in ...

    3. Omkara

    Critics Review

    Genre

    Social

    Release Date

    28 Jul 2006

    Story

    Omkara 'Omi' Shakula (Ajay Devgan) heads a gang of outlaws supporting the local politician Tiwar Bhaisaab (Naseerudin Shah). Omi's most trusted lieutenants are ...

    4. Haider

    Critics Review

    Genre

    Action ,Drama

    Release Date

    02 Oct 2014

    Story

    Haider movie is said to be an Indian adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet. The movie is shot in picturesque Kashmir and is completely based on past and present ...

    5. Ram Leela

    Critics Review

    Genre

    Drama

    Release Date

    15 Nov 2013

    Story

    Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela was initially titled Ram-Leela but was changed to Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela in response to an order by the Delhi High Court. ...

    6. Parineeta

    Critics Review

    Genre

    Drama

    Release Date

    10 Jun 2005

    Story

    Parineeta movie revolves around the lead characters, Lalita and Shekhar. Since childhood, Shekhar and Lalita have been friends and slowly this friendship ...

    7. Devdas

    Critics Review

    Genre

    Drama

    Release Date

    12 Jul 2002

    Story

    Devdas film based on the Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay novella Devdas. Devdas Mukherjee, is a slacker, though sensitive and talented. His daily chore is to ...

    8. Ishaqzaade

    Critics Review

    Genre

    Action ,Romance

    Release Date

    11 May 2012

    Story

    Ishaqzaade movie follow the story of the Ishaqzaade's as their turbulent journey unfolds in the often unrealistic and daunting political confines of rural ...

    9. 3 Idiots

    Critics Review

    Genre

    Comedy

    Release Date

    25 Dec 2009

    Story

    3 Idiots is a comedy of ideas that is as provocative as funny, as wildly entertaining as insightful. A laugh-riot that talks about the most important of human ...

    10. Kai Po Che

    Critics Review

    Genre

    Drama

    Release Date

    22 Feb 2013

    Story

    Kai Po Che movie is the daptation of Chetan Bhagat's best-selling novel "The 3 Mistakes of My Life". The film title Kai Po Che is a Gujarati phrase ...

    11. Hello

    Critics Review

    Genre

    Drama

    Release Date

    10 Oct 2008

    Story

    Hello is a bollywood Drama movie, directed by Atul Agnihotri. The cast of Hello includes Salman Khan,Sharman Joshi.

    12. Maqbool

    Critics Review

    Genre

    Crime

    Release Date

    23 Jan 2004

    Story

    Maqbool movie revolves around the chraracter Maqbool (Irfan Khan) is an orphan who was adopted by Abba Ji (Pankaj Kapoor), a powerful underworld don. Jahangir ...

    13. Lootera

    Critics Review

    Genre

    Romance

    Release Date

    05 Jul 2013

    Story

    Lootera movie is about the two lovers Varun (Ranveer Singh) and Pakhi (Sonakshi Sinha) who are forbidden by their parents to marry each other, therefore the ...

    14. Saawariya

    Critics Review

    Genre

    Romance

    Release Date

    09 Nov 2007

    Story

    "Saawariya" - a Magical Tale beautifully picturised by Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. This story, inspired by Fyodor Dostoevsky's short story, ...

     
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