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
was the remake of a Tamil film by the same name while Shah Rukh Khan's
, which released earlier this year, was a remake of a Malayalam film
, which was remade into Tamil as
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.