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ANAARKALI OF AARAH - You praised Amitabh teaching the meaning of a woman's NO in the court, now praise Swara doing the same in a differently authentic manner. (Review By Bobby Sing).

PHILLAURI - It's a confusingly conceived Punjabi film made in Hindi, based on an interesting but inspired idea with the only merit being its emotional climax. (Review By Bobby Sing).

TRAPPED - Post an unconvincing start, it fairly keeps you engaged as a praise-worthy off-beat attempt featuring an impressive solo act and some notable merits. (Review By Bobby Sing).

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KONG SKULL ISLAND (English) - Though lacks an emotional pull and the original charm, it's still an incredibly made entertaining comic-book adventure to be experienced in a well-equipped theater. (Review by Bobby Sing).

BADRINATH KI DULHANIA - A unique case of the makers returning with the same lead pair, a similar title, identical looks and the same old premise of a wedding, mocking at the viewers patience & choice. (Review by Bobby Sing).

LION (English/2016) - An emotionally uplifting film which once again depicts INDIA in a bad light and we know the westerners do have a fascination for such dark representation of our country since decades. (Review by Bobby Sing).

ANUPAMA (1967) - Its touching emotional climax and DDLJ - By Bobby Sing.

COMMANDO 2 - Focusing on suspense instead of action, Vidyut gets no support in this poor and so casually conceived film unfortunately. (Review By Bobby Sing).

LOGAN (English/Hindi) - You will make faces, tighten your fists and do several things going through this brutal, cold blooded must watch thriller for sure. (Review by Bobby Sing).

 
 
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Following the inspirational trend of Bollywood movies, the small screen also starts getting their ideas directly from the English Originals. The latest example is the new serial “Bhaskar Bharti” which is based on the theme of a boy turning into a girl overnight as a punishment for his disrespectful behavior towards women.

The same theme was used by Antra Mali in her movie “Mr. Ya Miss” released in 1995. The film which was also said to be co-written by her, revolved around a person who gets reincarnated on earth as a women in order to rectify his earlier mistakes. Aftab Shivdasani played the womanizer man who gets transformed into a girl enacted by Antra herself. The film didn’t do well at the box office and was also criticized for its borrowed idea without any acknowledgement.
 
The movie was in fact highly inspired from “Switch” (1991), and even the poster of both the movies give you an idea of the borrowed theme.

Interestingly “Switch” was also a kind of remake version of “Angle Number Nine” (1974), which originally came with the idea of a man taking another birth in the body of a women.
 

Additionally in 2002, another movie was there which used the same idea in just the opposite way. In “Hot Chick”, this time it is a girl who gets into the body of a man and starts experiencing the world from the other perspective.
 

However, the latest sitcom "Bhaskar Bharti" also seems to be highly inspired by another TV Serial from Argentina called "Lalola" (2007). Interestingly the foreign serial was just aired in India a few months back on “Firangi” channel.

 
(Note : Thanks to “Jayesh Adhyaru”, a regular reader at our site, for contributing the info about “Lalola” serial’s influence on “Bhaskar Bharti”.)
Tags : Mr. Ya Miss, Bhasker Bharti & their inspirations, Inspired Movies, Inspired Cinema, Bollywood Plagiarism, Plagiarism in Hindi Cinema, Copied Movies, Movies Inspired From, Borrowed Concepts, Inspired Plots, Bollywood & Hollywood, Reviews by Bobby Sing, Bollywood Gets Inspired, Cinema Gets Inspired, Bollywood & World Cinema, Inspiration from World Cinema
 
 
30 June 2009 / bobbysing /
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6 Responses to “Mr. Ya Miss (2005), Bhaskar Bharti (TV Serial) (2009) & their inspirations.”
Jayesh Adhyaru   
submitted on 07 July 2009

Hie Bobby,
This is Jayesh Adhyaru from Ahmedabad. I am regular visiter/reader of yr blog. :)

This Bhaskar Bharti is weak remake of English Serial La-Lo-La, recently re-aired on Firangi Channel, worth mentioning!!

Bye 4 Now,
Regards,
Jayesh

bobbysing
submitted on 07 July 2009

Hi Jayesh,

Thanks for being a regular reader here.
AND NICE CATCH THERE.
I will update this info in my write up surely.

Keep sending such useful info as that will help to make this site more interesting to read.

Cheers!

Jayesh Adhyaru   
submitted on 14 July 2009
Hie Bobby,
Thank You! :)
bobbysing
submitted on 14 July 2009

You are welcome Jayesh,

Keep sharing valuable info like this, 
which will surely help Bobbytalkscinema.com to be a worth visiting site for all movie fans like us.

Cheers!

Chris   
submitted on 26 September 2012
Looks like this poster was inspired by SWITCH too, isn't it?
http://image.cuppax.in/ImageProfile/img770.jpg
bobbysing
submitted on 09 October 2012

Oh Yes Chris! It certainly is......Would surely add this in the list soon.
Cheers!

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