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6 Bollywood remakes that are actually good

Vaibhavi

Vaibhavi
Jul 11, 2021

The tradition of making remakes has been prevalent in Bollywood for a long time. These remakes are a good source to cash in box-office numbers while also giving audiences a fresh look into their favourite blockbusters. Whether it is Hollywood, South Indian cinema or classic Hindi films, Bollywood can find inspiration from anywhere.

While not all remakes are worth a watch as the original classics are too good to resist, there are a few Bollywood remakes that are actually worth a watch. Matching up with their original counterparts, these remakes will make you feel like watching the story for the first time. Here are some of the best Bollywood remakes you should watch right now:

1
Don
7.6OTTplay Rating
Farhan Akhtar's remake of the Amitabh Bachchan starrer blockbuster Don was anything but a letdown. Giving his own twist to the original story, the remake distressed from the original story, giving way to a sequel. Also, this deviation is what gives the Shah Rukh Khan starrer remake of Don its unique edge. The remake of Don is filled with its own twists and turns along with new characters that'll blow your mind away.
2
Agneepath
6.7OTTplay Rating
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan's classic films top the list of modern-day Bollywood remakes. Yet another remake of one of his famous works is Agneepath. The remake of Agneepath was too good to hate. Everything right from the music to the performances was on point. Also, who can forget Sanjay Dutt's iconic portrayal of the antagonist Kancha Cheena?
3
Drishyam
8.5OTTplay Rating
The remake of the popular Malayalam movie by the same name featuring Mohanlal, Nishikant Kamat's remake version was pretty good. Managing to woo the audiences just like the original film, Drishyam gave Indian audiences a great mystery thriller to boast about. Excellent performances by Ajay Devgn and Tabu were the perfect icing on the cake.
4
Bhool Bhulaiyaa
7.5OTTplay Rating
Unknown to many, the blockbuster movie was a remake of the 1993 cult classic Malayali film Manichitrathazhu. Redefining the cult classic in a modern-day scenario Bhool Bhulaiya, was as good as it can get. There is no denying that audiences loved the remake that continues to make us laugh and keeps us scared at the same time.
5
Chachi 420
7.7OTTplay Rating
A remake of the Hollywood classic Mrs Doubtfire, Kamal Hassan's Chachi 420 filled our childhoods with laughter. Almost every 90s kid has watched and loved the film. Chachi 420 is a roller-coaster ride full of waves of laughter. Not to forget, Kamal Hassan's amazing portrayal of a woman is as hilarious as it can get.
6
Ghajini
7.8OTTplay Rating
The iconic remake of the 2005 Tamil movie by the same name, the Bollywood version of the film featured Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan. The heartbreaking story of Sanjay and Kalpana was perfectly portrayed in the remake version. The audiences loved the chemistry between Asin and Aamir so much they even shed tears after watching Asin's death scenes. Undoubtedly, the Hindi version of Ghajini is one of the best remakes in Bollywood.
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