Bollywood Movies Remake of Korean Movies-
When it comes to cinematic inspiration, you don’t have to think of Hollywood alone. International cinema has moved ahead and many countries have excellent cinema happening. Some you would’ve heard from the academy awards list and some find mention here and there in the media. But a remake is the best way to experience international cinema right in your backyard. Bollywood has been inspired by international cinema in many instances. Bollywood remakes of international films bring the world a tad bit closer.
Here is a list of Bollywood movie remakes of Korean movies:
Rocky Handsome – The Man From Nowhere
Rocky Handsome is the official remake of Lee Jeong-Beom’s film The Man From Nowhere. John Abraham played the lead in this Bollywood remake about a mysterious man and a young girl and their unusual friendship.
Ek Villain – I Saw The Devil
Starring Sidharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor the movie Ek Villain is a remake of the Korean film I Saw the Devil. Directed by Mohit Suri, the movie was loved by one and all.
Zinda – Oldboy
Starring Sanjay Dutt and John Abraham, Zinda was a remake of the Korean movie Oldboy. The movie is an action thriller about a man, who tries to find out the reason for his kidnapping and as to why he was confined inside a cell for 15 years.
Jazbaa – Seven Days
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s film Jazbaa is a remake of the Korean movie Seven Days. The film revolves around a female lawyer, who has to win a case to save her kidnapped daughter.
Murder 2 – The Chaser
With its melodious songs and a fabulous plot, Murder 2, starring Emraan Hashmi, Jacqueline Fernandez and Prashant Narayanan, is a remake of the Korean movie The Chaser
Awarapan – A Bittersweet Life
Starring Emraan Hashmi, the movie Awarapan was a remake of the Korean movie A Bittersweet Life. The Korean movie was a super hit while Awarapan failed to get a positive response from the audience.
Te3n – Montage
Directed by Ribhu Dasgupta, Te3n had Amitabh Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Vidya Balan as the lead actors. The movie is a remake of the Korean movie Montage.
Do Lafzon Ki Kahani – Always
Starring Randeep Hooda and Kajal Agarwal, Do Lafzon Ki Kahani failed to recreate any of the magic of the Korean romantic movie Always.
Rock On – A Happy Life
One of the most successful movies starring Farhan Akhtar, Purab Kohli and Arjun Rampal, Rock On is a remake of the Korean movie A Happy Life. The movie revolves around the life of four friends who want to make it big in music.
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo – Masquerade
The movie Prem Ratan Dhan Payo is a remake of the Korean social drama Masquerade.
Kaabil – Broken
Starring Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam, Kaabil is a remake of the Korean movie Broken.
Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story – My Dear Desparado
The Bollywood movie Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story, starring Vivek Oberoi opposite Neha Sharma is a remake of the Korean romantic comedy My Dear Desperado.
Bharat – Ode To My Father
The latest Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Bharat is a remake of the Korean film Ode to my Father.
There are countless Bollywood movies that have sought inspiration from Korean movies over the last few years. Good cinema is always attracted to good content and actors, whether it’s an original or a remake all that matters is good entertainment.