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More bollywood remakes of South Indian films in 2009

Bollywood has always drawn inspiration from South Indian films and this year is no different and bollywood remakes of South Indian films will continue in 2009.

entertainment Updated: Jun 30, 2009 20:33 IST

Bollywood has always drawn inspiration from South Indian films and this year is no different and bollywood remakes of South Indian films will continue in 2009.



The year 2008's biggest hit Aamir Khan starrer

Ghajini

was the remake of a Tamil film by the same name while Shah Rukh Khan's

Billu

, which released earlier this year, was a remake of a Malayalam film

Katha Parayumpol

, which was remade into Tamil as

Kuselan

.

In 2009, Anil Kapoor's Shortkut-the con is on is a remake of Malayalam film called Udhayan aanu Tharan. Roshan Andrews directed its original version. The Bollywood version has been directed by Neeraj Vora and stars Akshaye Khanna, Amrita Rao, Arshad Warsi and Chunky Pandey.

Boney Kapoor's upcoming film Wanted starring Salman Khan is a remake of Tamil film called Pokhri.

Wanted has been directed by Prabhu deva.

Priyadarshan's earlier film Bhool Bhulaiya starring Akshay Kumar and Vidya Balan was a remake of another Malayalam film Manichitratazhu.