Top 10 South Films Remade in Hindi - IMDB Top Rated Movies
South Films Remade in Hindi

IMDB Top Rated 10 South Films Remade in Hindi 

Accusations are often made against Bollywood filmmakers for not being creative, making bad movies with good stories, copying plots from various other movies, etc. The Hindi film industry is known to recreate films from the south. But that is always seen as a bad thing. What's wrong with remakes? The story of a Telugu movie is new to Hindi audiences when it is remade in Hindi. And trust us, the writers have a hard time writing the story script in Telugu in a way that appeals to the Hindi-speaking audience. 

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It is unfair to accuse the filmmaker if he remakes the film after buying the rights to it. Also, remaking movies is a two-way street. Even South Indian filmmakers have remade Bollywood movies in the past. So basically it's a give-and-take policy. Fair enough, huh? Still don't believe us? Here we will list the top 10 South Indian remakes of Bollywood IMDB Top Rated movies in the last decade:

List of Top 10 South Films Remade in Hindi - IMDB Top Rated Movies List

  • 1. Sadma (1983)
  • 2. Swades (2004)
  • 3. Hera Pheri (2000)
  • 4. Shiva (1989)
  • 5. New Delhi (1987)
  • 6. Nayak: The Real Hero (2001)
  • 7. Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein (2001)
  • 8. Woh 7 Din (1983)
  • 9. Hungama (2003)
  • 10. Ek Duuje Ke Liye (1981)

IMDB Top Rated 10 South Films Remade in Hindi - Best Popular Movies

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IMDB Top Rated 10 South Films Remade in Hindi - Best Popular Movies
IMDB Top Rated Movies

1. Sadma (1983), (IMDB Rating: 8.4)

A head injury takes a woman back to childhood. Lost and confused, she finally befriends a school teacher.

Director: Balu Mahendra

Writers: Gulzar (dialogue), Balu Mahendra (script)

Stars: Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, Gulshan Grover | See full cast and crew »

2. Swades (2004), (IMDB Rating: 8.2)

A successful Indian scientist returns to an Indian village to take his nanny to the United States and in the process rediscovers his roots.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker

Writers: M.G. Sathya (story), Ashutosh Gowariker (story)

Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Ballal | See full cast and crew »

3. Hera Pheri (2000), (IMDB Rating: 8.2)

Three unemployed men search for answers to all their money problems, but when their opportunity comes, will they know what to do with it?

Director: Priyadarshan

Writers: Siddique (history), Lal (history)

Stars: Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Paresh Rawal | See full cast and crew »

4. Shiva (1989), (IMDB Rating: 8.1)

Shiva is disgusted by the corruption in and around his new university, and together with his friends, decides to take a stand against the status quo.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma (as Ramgopal Varma)

Writers: Azam (dialogue assistant), Tanikella Bharani (dialogue)

Stars: Nagarjuna Akkineni, Amala Akkineni, Raghuvaran | See full cast and crew »

5. New Delhi (1987), (IMDB Rating: 7.9)

A journalist is illegally imprisoned for denouncing two corrupt politicians. He takes revenge through his mysterious new newspaper.

Director: Joshiy (as Joshi)

Writers: Gyandev Agnihotri (dialogue), Dennis Joseph (script and dialogue)

Stars: Asokan, Cochin Hanifa, Jeetendra | See full cast and crew »

6. Nayak: The Real Hero (2001), (IMDB Rating: 7.8)

A man accepts the challenge of the prime minister of Maharashtra to rule the state for a day, and is so successful that he is soon embroiled in political intrigue.

Director: S. Shankar

Writers: Anurag Kashyap (dialogue), S. Shankar (story and script)

Stars: Anil Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Amrish Puri | See full cast and crew »

7. Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein (2001), (IMDB Rating:  7.6)

A young woman is torn between an obsessive lover and a mild suitor.

Director: Gautham Vasudev Menon (as Gautham Menon)

Writers: Gautham Vasudev Menon (story and screenplay) (as Gautham Menon), Vipul D. Shah (dialogue)

Stars: Madhavan, Saif Ali Khan, Dia Mirza | See full cast and crew »

8. Woh 7 Din (1983), (IMDB Rating:  7.6)

Maya, from a poor family, is married to the wealthy Dr. Anand; but she tries to commit suicide on wedding night. She tells Anand that she was in love with Prem, whose ambition she was ...

Director: Bapu

Writers: Bhagyaraj (script) (as K. Bhagaya Raja), Jainendra Jain (dialogue)

Stars: Anil Kapoor, Padmini Kolhapure, Naseeruddin Shah | See full cast and crew »

9. Hungama (2003), (IMDB Rating:  7.5)

The story of a group of misfits whose misconception about each other's backgrounds ends in a chaotic but comical series of outcomes.

Director: Priyadarshan

Writers: Priyadarshan (story), Priyadarshan (screenplay)

Stars: Akshaye Khanna, Aftab Shivdasani, Rimi Sen | See full cast and crew »

10. Ek Duuje Ke Liye (1981), (IMDB Rating:  7.5)

The cross-cultural romance between Vaasu and Sapna encounters strong opposition from her family, who promise to stop their union at any cost. While hapless lovers forbidden love ensues, nothing will prepare them for their tragic fate.

Director: K. Balachander

Writers: Inder Raj Anand (dialogue), K. Balachander (script)

Stars: Kamal Haasan, Rati Agnihotri, Madhavi | See full cast and crew »