From Rangeela to Vicky Donor, Hollywood Has Been Taking Inspiration from Bollywood Hit Films for Decades

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Published by Neetu Panwar on 13 Jul 2019

Usually, people contemplate that Bollywood filmmakers often copy movie concepts from Hollywood films. In fact, there are several instances when Hollywood copied numerous film concepts from Bollywood films. Some of the Hollywood producers and directors took some inspiration from Bollywood movies and are getting hits in Hollywood. In this post, we have come up with a list of the topmost Hollywood films that received inspiration from Bollywood. Have a look!

Darr [Fear]

Darr was a blockbuster film in the Bollywood film industry released in the year 1993. Later, the filmmakers in Hollywood took some inspiration from this film and released it under the name of Fear in the year 1996.

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Rangeela [Win A Date with Tad Hamilton!]

Rangeela was one of the popular films in Bollywood featuring Aamir Khan. Later, the filmmakers have released it in Hollywood with the name Win A Date with Tad Hamilton in the year 2004.

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Sangam [Pearl Harbor]

It’s a classic film which is based on a triangle love story between a pilot, his friend and a girl. Later, Hollywood got inspired by this film and released it with the name of Pearl Harbor in the year 2001.

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Chhoti Si Baat [Hitch]

If you are a movie lover then, you might be aware of Salman and Govinda-starrer released in the year 1975. Later, it was inspired by Hollywood and released with the name Hitch in the year 2005. It’s a film wherein a girl and a man requires help from a professional in resolving the issues.

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Jab We Met [Leap Year]

One of the successful films in the career of Kareena Kapoor Khan was actually an inspiration for the Hollywood film Leap Year released in the year 2010. It’s a film based on a highly energetic girl who falls in love with a stranger and shares a room with him on her journey.

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Vicky Donor [Delivery Man]

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It’s a blockbuster film in the career of Ayushmann Khurrana released in the year 2012. Soon, Hollywood directors have released it in English with the name Delivery Man in the year 2013. 

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