Top 10 Bollywood Movies That Are Based On Famous Novels

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1. “ 3 Idiots Click to look into! >> Read More... 3 Idiots ” (2009)

Released in 2009, this is a story about Rancho ( Aamir Khan Aamir Khan or Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan is Bolly >> Read More... Aamir Khan ), Raju ( Sharman Joshi Sharman Joshi was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra to a >> Read More... Sharman Joshi ) and Farhan (‘ R Madhavan R Madhavan is a popular film actor in Tamil and Hi >> Read More... R Madhavan ’) whose life is set as they study in the top most engineering college. But their director Virus ( Boman Irani Boman Irani is a well known name today in the Bol >> Read More... Boman Irani ) is a terror whose philosophy is “life is a race”. Rancho goes on to challenge his poor teaching styles and helps Farhan to become a wildlife photographer, besides making Raju a self-confident person. The film takes inspiration from the record-breaking novel Five Point Someone by Chetan Bhagat Chetan Bhagat is a renowned Indian author who was >> Read More... Chetan Bhagat . The film and its soundtrack were the highest grosser and went on to gain numerous accolades including five Filmfare awards and three National awards. Its motto “Pursue Excellence, Success will pursue you” still inspires many students.


2. “ 2 States Click to look into! >> Read More... 2 States ” (2014)

The film revolves around the love story of Krish Malhotra ( Arjun Kapoor Arjun Kapoor is a Bollywood star. He was born on 2 >> Read More... Arjun Kapoor ) and Ananya Swaminathan ( Alia Bhatt Alia Bhatt is a trendsetting actress from Mumbai, >> Read More... Alia Bhatt ), students at IIM Ahmedabad and their quest for marriage. The duo has to go through thick and thin to convince their parents as Krish hails from a typical North Indian Punjabi family while Ananya is a Tamil Brahmin. The movie puts light upon the relationships between parents and their children and is based on Chetan Bhagat’s bestselling novel of the same name, inspired by Chetan’s real life experiences. The movie and its soundtrack were super hit and won the Best music as well as the Best Debut Director Filmfare awards.


3. ‘ Haider Click to look into! >> Read More... Haider ’ (2014)


Set on the backdrop of the Kashmir insurgency in 1995, the film’s plot is about a boy named Haider ( Shahid Kapoor Shahid Kapoor also identifies as the name Shahid K >> Read More... Shahid Kapoor ) and his vengeance for his father’s death. Haider suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and kills all who come in his way. He stops only after reminiscing his dead mother’s words that “revenge only results in revenge” and thus lets his evil Uncle ( Kay Kay Menon Kay Kay Menon or K.K. Menon or Krishan Kumar Menon >> Read More... Kay Kay Menon ) live. Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj The most outstanding of a successful film producer >> Read More... Vishal Bhardwaj , the movie is a modern-day adaptation of William Shakespeare’s tragedy Hamlet. The direction, the performances of lead actors and its screenplay received wide critical acclaim. The film earned five National Film Awards The National Film Awards gets presented every year >> Read More... National Film Awards as well as five awards at the 60th Filmfare Awards, including the Best Actor for Shahid Kapoor.

4. Omkara (2006)

Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, this film is an Indian adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Othello, set on a political background. It stars as the main antagonist Langda Tyagi who plots against his political rival Kesu ( Vivek Oberoi Vivek Anand Oberoi's birth was on 3rd Septembe >> Read More... Vivek Oberoi ) and creates misunderstanding between Omkara ( Ajay Devgan Ajay Devgn is an Indian film actor. He is perhaps >> Read More... Ajay Devgan ) and his beloved wife Dolly ( Kareena Kapoor Khan Kareena Kapoor is a super hit actress working in I >> Read More... Kareena Kapoor Khan ). Its soundtrack is composed by Vishal Bhardwaj along with ‘ Gulzar Gulzar is the pen name of the author, poet and pop >> Read More... Gulzar ’ as the lyricist. The item number “Beedi” was a huge hit. The film also garnered wide critical acclaim.

5. “Kai Po Che” (2013)

The film title in Gujarati means “I have cut” used during the kite flying competition at Makar Sankranti festival. The film is loosely based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel The Three Mistakes of My Life. The film showcases the friendship between Ishan ( Sushant Singh Rajput Sushant Singh Rajput is one of the famous Indian t >> Read More... Sushant Singh Rajput ), Govind ( Rajkummar Rao Raj Kumar Yadav, also known as Rajkummar Rao, star >> Read More... Rajkummar Rao ) and Omi ( Amit Sadh A well-known actor who appears in Indian Televisio >> Read More... Amit Sadh ) and their dream of opening a Sports Academy. Their dream shatters due to the 2001 Gujarat Earthquake, and their friendship succumbs to religious politics, arose due to Godhra train burning incident. The film was a hit among Indian viewers but didn’t garner much acclaim internationally.

6. “ 7 Khoon Maaf Click to look into! >> Read More... 7 Khoon Maaf ” (2011)

This film is an adaptation of Ruskin Bond’s 80-page novella Susanna’s Seven Husbands. Narrated by Vivaan Shah Vivaan Shah is a 26 year old Indian Film actor. He >> Read More... Vivaan Shah , the film stars Priyanka Chopra Born on 18 July 1982, Priyanka Chopra is an establ >> Read More... Priyanka Chopra as Susanna Anna-Marie Johannes who kills her six husbands in quest of love. Ultimately, she imagines Jesus Christ as her seventh husband and becomes a nun. Priyanka Chopra’s performance in the film was appreciated far and wide, and it is quoted as the “role of a lifetime.”

7. Maqbool (2003)

Another adaptation by Vishal Bhardwaj, this film is based on William Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth depicting the Bombay Underworld of contemporary times. The film stars Irrfan Khan Irrfan Khan is a noted Bollywood actor who started >> Read More... Irrfan Khan , Pankaj Kapur Pankaj Kapur is a prominent Indian actor and direc >> Read More... Pankaj Kapur and ‘ Tabu Tabu is a wonderful gift to the Indian cinema. She >> Read More... Tabu ’ in the lead roles. The film was not a box office hit but was critically acclaimed and earned Bhardwaj wide critical acclaim for his direction as well as music composition.

8. The Blue Umbrella Click to look into! >> Read More... The Blue Umbrella (2005)

The film is an adaptation of Ruskin Bond’s novel of the same name and is directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. The plot revolves around a girl Biniya (Shreya Sharma) who owns a beautiful blue umbrella, and the whole village is after her umbrella. The film went on to receive National Film Award for Best Children’s film.

9. ‘ Devdas Click to look into! >> Read More... Devdas ’ (2002)

This list is incomplete without this classic movie. Based on a Bengali romance novel by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, the plot revolves around the love triangle between Devdas, Paro aka Parvati and Chandramukhi. Although there were earlier adaptations of the novel, here we discuss the Shah Rukh Khan Shah Rukh Khan or also known as SRK is a prominent >> Read More... Shah Rukh Khan starrer, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali Born on 24th February 1963, Sanjay Leela Bhansali >> Read More... Sanjay Leela Bhansali . The film showcases the social disparities prevalent in the contemporary Bengali societies. The film was a visual treat and garnered commercial as well as critical acclaim.

10. ‘ Fitoor Click to look into! >> Read More... Fitoor ’ (2016)

Directed by Abhishek Kapoor Abhishek Kapoor is a prominent Indian film actor-t >> Read More... Abhishek Kapoor , the film is based on Charles Dickens The world-renowned British writer and social criti >> Read More... Charles Dickens ’ novel Great Expectations Click to look into! >> Read More... Great Expectations . The film revolves around the passionate love story between Noor ( Aditya Roy Kapur Aditya Roy Kapur, a young and successful actor wa >> Read More... Aditya Roy Kapur ) and Firdaus (), the daughter of Noor’s employer Begum Hazrat Jaan. Unfortunately, the film didn’t live up to “great expectations” and performed poorly at the box office.