A classic is difficult to duplicate. There is always a danger that unwarranted expectations may cause the new edition to fall short of the original. Despite these difficulties, most directors have tried to resurrect old movies and have suffered greatly. Here is the list of the Top 10 Failed Remakes In Kollywood.
1. Student No.1:
In 2003, Selva released the coming-of-age action picture Student No.1 in Tamil. Sherin plays the protagonist role in the movie, which also stars Manivannan, Yugendran, and Nassar. Sibiraj makes his acting debut. This film is a replica of the famous Telugu film of the same name from 2001. Critics criticised Student Number 1 and it bombed at the box office.
In 2006, Ramana and S. A. Chandrasekhar released the action-thriller movie Aathi in the Indian Tamil language. It is a remake of the Telugu film Athanokkade, which starred Kalyan Ram,
. It stars Vijay and Trisha.
Gireesaaya made his directorial debut with the 2019 Tamil-language love drama film Adithya Varma, which was also produced by Mukesh Mehta under the banner of E4 Entertainment.
makes her Tamil cinema debut in the movie, and
makes his acting debut.
plays a supporting role.
, a remake of the Telugu film.
In 2010, M. Raja released the action comedy Thillalangadi in the Tamil language. The movie, which is a remake of the 2009 Telugu film Kick, also stars Tamannaah, Raja's brother , Shaam, who returns to the role he played in Kick, as well as a supporting cast that includes Prabhu, Santhanam, Vadivelu,
and AC Mugil released the action comedy movie Villu in the Tamil language. Nayanthara,
, Ranjitha, and Vadivelu all have significant parts in the film, which also stars Vijay in a dual role as a father and a son. It is an unauthorised remake of the Hindi film Soldier, a remake of the 1989 Tamil film Thaainadu.
also co-wrote the script and directed and produced the masala movie Aegan in 2008 in the Indian Tamil language. The film's prominent actors are
and Nayanthara, with supporting performances by Suman, Nassar, Jayaram, Navdeep, and
. The 2004 Indian movie
Main Hoon Na
served as its inspiration.
A remake of the Bollywood blockbuster Dabangg, Osthe is an action comedy film produced and directed by S. Dharani in India. In addition to Silambarasan,
, Nassar, and Revathi are featured in this film.
A remake of the Malayalam film
, written and directed by
, Bangalore Naatkal (also known as Bangalore Days) is a 2016 Indian Tamil comedy-drama film. It is directed by
. With a cast that includes ,
, and Arya.
R. Kannan's 2013 Tamil-language dark comedy film Settai in India. Arya, Santhanam, Anjali,
, and Premji appear in this version of the 2011 Hindi film
Suresh Krishna's 2004 action movie Gajendra is in the Tamil language. Vijayakanth, Flora, and Laya all appear in the film. Deva composed the music for the V. A. Durai-produced movie, which got a bad reception upon its release on September 17, 2004. Simhadri, a popular Telugu film, was remade for this movie.