Top 10 Blockbuster Indian Movies Inspired by Books

Top 10 Blockbuster Indian Movies Inspired by Books Hindi Article

Inspiration sows the seeds of creativity and creativity is the backbone of filmmaking. Screenwriters, directors, and filmmakers seek inspiration from many sources and we all know that books are a constant source of inspiration. You might be familiar with the Alia Bhatt Alia Bhatt is a trendsetting actress from Mumbai, >> Read More... Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor Arjun Kapoor is a Bollywood star. He was born on 2 >> Read More... Arjun Kapoor starrer ‘ 2 States Click to look into! >> Read More... 2 States ’, which is based on a Chetan Bhagat Chetan Bhagat is a renowned Indian author who was >> Read More... Chetan Bhagat novel but there are more movies from various Indian Film Industries. We bring you the list of the top 10 Indian movies inspired by books so that you know more about the movies you watch.

1. Devdas

Based on the novel authored by Bengali writer, Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay. Devdas is the most-made movie of all time, and the most popular version is the one with SRK and Aishwarya. The tragic love story of two lovers, Devdas and Paro, and the love triangle between the two and a courtesan, Chandramukhi. The movie has won a recording setting 11 awards, including Filmfare and National Film Award. 


2. Ponniyin Selvan

PS-1 is based on the novel ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ written by Kalki Krishnamoorthy. Released in 2022, it is a Tamil-language epic historical action-adventure film. The director of the movie, Mani Ratnam Mani Ratnam is an Indian filmmaker deeply rooted t >> Read More... Mani Ratnam , and his team pulled off the shooting of both parts of the movie in just 120 days. The movie’s global earnings have crossed over Rs 250 crores. Dating back to 969AD, the historical drama revolves around the politics of the southern region, the Chola Empire.

3. Kai Po Che! Click to look into! >> Read More... Kai Po Che!

Kai Po Che is a 2013 movie which is about three friends who opened their cricket academy to train boys like them. Leading the film were the late Shushant Singh Rajput, Rajkumar Rao, and Amit Sadh A well-known actor who appears in Indian Televisio >> Read More... Amit Sadh , this movie has a separate fan base all because of them. Based on the novel ‘The 3 Mistakes of My Life’ by Chetan Bhagat, the movie made the career and worked like a stepping block to their future. The movie won two Filmfare Awards for its outstanding screenplay and background score.


4. Duniyadari

Released in 2013, Duniyadari is a Marathi-language romantic comedy-drama based on a novel authored by Suhas Shirvalkar Bio coming soon... >> Read More... Suhas Shirvalkar . The movie was directed by Sanjay Jhadav and produced by Deepak Rane Bio coming soon... >> Read More... Deepak Rane . ‘Duniyadari' became the highest-grossing Marathi film of all time at that time, grossing ₹29 crore (US$3.6 million). The movie ran for 40 weeks and this was a record for the industry in that decade. 'Duniyadari’ is all about friendship and how it is not limited to the ways of the world.


5. Mathilukal

This movie was inspired by the novel authored by Vaikom Muhammad Basheer Born on January 21, 1908, in Kottayam district, Ke >> Read More... Vaikom Muhammad Basheer . The title translates to ‘walls’ perfectly representing the story of a prisoner who falls blindly in love with the woman on the other side of the wall. Even till the end of the movie, the actress never appeared on screen. This 1990 unique movie has received eight awards including; National Film Award, Filmfare Awards (South), and more.


6. Guide 

The guide is based on a very famous 1958 novel written by R.K. Narayan and starred by Dev Anand Dev Anand would be nostalgically remembered by fil >> Read More... Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman She took birth in a Tamil Urdu speaking Muslim fam >> Read More... Waheeda Rehman . Remember the song 'Gata Rahe Mera Dil', Guide gave us this memorable song and a list of many more. This movie is a masterpiece directed by and won the Filmfare for best film in 1966.


7. Anhey Ghorhey Da Daan

Anhey Ghorhey Da Daan is based on the novel written by Gurdial Singh Bio coming soon... >> Read More... Gurdial Singh in 1976. The title translates to ‘Alms for a Blind Horse’ and it beautifully presents the hardships faced by Punjab farmers and the caste system which still prevails in the rural parts of India. The director of the movie Gurvinder Singh Gurvinder Singh was born in Delhi in a Sikh family >> Read More... Gurvinder Singh won the best director in the Abu Dabi Film Festival, in 2011.


8. Kabuliwala

The 1961 film, Kabuliwala was inspired by the short story written by famous Bengali writer, Rabindranath Tagore. The story is about a dry fruit seller from Kabul and a little girl, Mini. Mimi reminds the Kabuliwala of his son back in Kabul. This innocent and pure story was beautifully directed by Hemen Gupta Born on 21st March 1914 in Jharkhand, Hemen Gupta >> Read More... Hemen Gupta . Starring famous actors like Balraj Sahani, Chabbi Biswas, and Usha Kiran Usha Kiran was a leading actress in Hindi, Marathi >> Read More... Usha Kiran . The vintage movie is a must-watch for you if you haven't.


9. The Blue Umbrella Click to look into! >> Read More... The Blue Umbrella

Bollywood is not only inspired by Indian writers but also by English writers. The Blue Umbrella is an adaption of the novel authored by Ruskin Bond Ruskin Bond is a famous contemporary Indian writer >> Read More... Ruskin Bond . Directed by Vishal Bharadwaj, the movie is about a nine-year-old girl Biniya and Khatri, and the blue umbrella. In 2007, the film won an award for Best Children Film Award.

10. Maqbool

The 2004 crime drama movie is based on William Shakespeare's, Macbeth. With talented actors like Irfan Khan, Tabu, and Naseeruddin Shah Naseeruddin Shah is an experimental actor and asso >> Read More... Naseeruddin Shah the movie was about Mumbai's crime world and the right hand of this world's King. The movie is a mix of violence, crime, love, politics, and power. Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj The most outstanding of a successful film producer >> Read More... Vishal Bhardwaj the movie won 8 awards including IIFA, National Film Award, and more.