Hollywood Movies That Were Inspired By Bollywood

Many of us wonder why Bollywood movies are always copied from Hollywood, but do you that this happens the other way around? Yes, that’s true. It’s not just Bollywood but also Hollywood that got inspired by Bollywood movies. So listed below are some for you to take a look at.

Take a look at some of them:

“Hitch” (2005)

Inspired by the Bollywood movie “Choti Si Baat” (1975) “Hitch” is a romantic comedy directed by Andy Tennant, starring Will Smith and Eva Mendes. It tells the story of a professional “date doctor” who helps men win over the women they love. “Choti Si Baat,” directed by Basu Chatterjee, is a classic romantic comedy that follows the story of a shy and introverted man who seeks the help of a love guru to win over his crush.

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Hitch

“The Departed” (2006)

“The Departed” is a crime thriller directed by Martin Scorsese, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Jack Nicholson. It is based on the story of a Boston Police Department undercover cop who infiltrates an Irish-American gang. Inspired by the Bollywood movie “Sarkar” (2005) and directed by Ram Gopal Varma, it is a story of a powerful political figure in Maharashtra and his family, and how they deal with internal and external threats to their power.

The Departed

“A Common Man” (2013)

“A Common Man” is a thriller directed by Chandran Rutnam, starring Ben Kingsley and Ben Cross. Inspired by the Bollywood movie “A Wednesday” (2008 The film is about a man who plants bombs in various locations around a city and threatens to detonate them unless his demands are met. “A Wednesday,” directed by Neeraj Pandey, is a critically acclaimed thriller about a common man who takes matters into his own hands and decides to teach a lesson to the corrupt officials responsible for terrorist attacks in Mumbai.

A Common Man

“Delivery Man” (2013)

Another Hollywood movie inspired by the Bollywood movie “Vicky Donor” (2012). “Delivery Man” is a comedy-drama directed by Ken Scott, starring Vince Vaughn. The film follows the story of a man who discovers that he has fathered over 500 children through sperm donation and decides to become involved in their lives. “Vicky Donor,” directed by Shoojit Sircar, is a romantic comedy about a sperm donor and his journey to becoming a father.

Delivery Man

“Fear” (1996)

“Fear” is a thriller directed by James Foley, starring Mark Wahlberg and Reese Witherspoon. The film is about a teenage girl who falls in love with a man who becomes increasingly possessive and abusive toward her and her family. It was inspired by the Bollywood movie “Darr” (1993) directed by Yash Chopra. A romantic thriller about a man who becomes obsessed with a woman and resorts to extreme measures to win her love.

Fear (1996)

“Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!” (2004)

This was inspired by the Bollywood movie “Rangeela” (1995). “Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!” is a romantic comedy directed by Robert Luketic, starring Kate Bosworth, Topher Grace, and Josh Duhamel. The film is about a small-town girl who wins a date with a Hollywood heartthrob and finds herself torn between him and her best friend. “Rangeela,” directed by Ram Gopal Varma, is also a romantic comedy about a young woman who dreams of becoming a movie star and her relationship with two men, one a struggling musician and the other a successful film actor.

Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!" (2004)
Arpita Mackelvy
Arpita Mackelvy
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