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Ahead of 'Laal Singh Chaddha', List Of Bollywood Adaptations of Hollywood

'Hum Tum', 'The Girl On The Train', are a few among the several hit Bollywood films that were adapted from Hollywood 
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  • Namrata Ganguly
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Published -06 Aug 2022, 13:52 ISTUpdated -06 Aug 2022, 16:37 IST
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Laal Singh Chaddha, the upcoming Hindi film starring Aamir Khan, and Kareena Kapoor in the lead, is scheduled to have a theatrical release on August 11. The film is an adaptation of the 1994 American classic comedy-drama Forrest Gump which stars Tom Hanks. The film went on to become the highest-grossing film of the year and later won six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor for Hanks, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Visual Effects, and Best Film Editing.

Ahead of the release of the upcoming Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor starrer Laal Singh Chaddha, here is a list of Bollywood films adapted from Hollywood or international films. 

Hum Tum vs When Harry Met Sally

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Adapted from the 1989 American romantic comedy titled When Harry Met Sally starring Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan, Hum Tum which released in 2004 stars Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukherjee in the lead. The Bollywood adaptation film made over Rs 14 crores and When Harry Met Sally made over Rs 78 crores. 

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Dil Bechara vs Fault In Our Stars 

The 2020 Hindi coming-of-age romantic film is an adaptation of the 2014 American film Fault In Our Stars featuring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort in the lead. While Dil Bechara was late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s last film which had a world premiere on DIsney+ Hotstar after his demise. The film also featured Sanjana Sanghi as the lead opposite the late actor. 

Bang Bang vs Knight And Day

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The Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif starrer 2014 Hindi action comedy drama film Bang Bang is an adaptation of the 2010 American film Knight And Day. The Hollywood film starred Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. 

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We Are Family vs Step Mom 

Directed by Siddharth Anand and produced by Karan Johar under the banner of Dharma Productions, the 2010 Hindi family drama film We Are Family is an adaptation of the 1998 American film Stepmom. The Hindi film stars Kajol, Kareena Kapoor, and Arjun Rampal in lead roles while the original film starred Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, and Ed Harris in the lead.

The Girl On The Train 

The 2021 Hindi mystery thriller film, which premiered on Netflix, is an adaptation of the 2016 American psychological thriller of the same name. The American film stars  Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, Allison Janney, Édgar Ramírez, and Lisa Kudrow while the Bollywood adaptation stars  Parineeti Chopra, Avinash Tiwary, Aditi Rao Hydari and Kirti Kulhari.  

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