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06 Dec, 2008 | Inspired Movies (Alphabetical) / P

1. Pinjra
(1972) - Blaue Engel, Der (1930)
2. Parichay (1972) – Highly Inspired from “The Sound Of Music” (1965)
3. Pyar Ke Do Pal (1986) -The Parent Trap (1961)
4. Pyar Ke Kaabil (1987) - The Parent Trap (1961)
5. Pyar Ka Saaya (1991) – Ghost (1990)
6. Pehla Nasha (1993) - Body Double (1984)
7. Pehla Pehla Pyar (1994) - Roman Holiday (1953)
8. Prem Shakti (1994) - Inspired from “Mannequin” (1987)
9. Prem Yog (1994) – Inspired from “Coming to America” (1988).
10. Paapi Gudiya (1996) - Child’s Play (1988)
11. Pyar To Hona Hi Tha (1998) - The French Kiss (1995)
12. Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000) – References of "Switching Channels” (1988) which was also a remake of “The Front Page” (1931) & “His Girl Friday” (1940).
13. Pyar Tune Kya Kiya (2001) – Basic Plot from “Fatal Attraction” (1987)
14. Pitaah (2002) – References of “A Time To Kill” (1996)
15. Paap (2003) –Basic plot close to “Witness” (1985)
16. 7-1/2 Phere (2005) – Basic Plot inspired from Edtv (1999)
17. Paisa Vasool (2004) - High Heels & Low Lifes (2001)
18. Plan (2004) - Suicide Kings (1997)
19. Phir Milenge (2004) - Indianised Version of "Philadelphia" (1993)
20. Padamshree Laloo Prasad Yadav (2005) - A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
21. Pyare Mohan (2006) – Main Plot inspired from “See No Evil Hear No Evil” (1989)
22. Phir Hera Pheri (2006) – Takes heavily from “Lock Stock & 2 Smoking Barrels” (1998)
23. Partner (2007) - Heavily Inspired from “Hitch” (2005)
24. Paying Guests (2009) - Inspired from Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s “Biwi Aur Makaan” (1966).
25. Paa (2009)– Basic Plot similar to “Jack” (1996)
26. Perfect Mismatch (2009) - Exploits the main plot of “Meet The Fockers” (2004)
27. Patiala House (2011)The basic idea based on Monty Panesar, the only SIKH cricketer playing for England.
 
(Updated in April 2012)

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06 Dec 2008 / Comments ( 4 )
Raj Vardhan

Hello Sir!

I think Vidhu Vinod Chopra's PARINDA was based on the Marlon Brando's classic ON THE WATERFRONT....
Apart from the whole two brother and their different ideology angle,it also involved big brother working for the gangster,younger brother has love story angle.
In the original version,Marlon decides to take revenge from the gangster because he killed his girlfriend's brother.In Parinda,heroine's brother character was replaced by hero's best friend character which was played by Anupam Kher.

It was the elder brother who gets killed by the gangster in the original film.In hindi version...this angle was replaced by younger brother along with his wife getting killed.

Parinda was definitely inspired by the old classic but Vinod Chopra gave this film his own touch and twist instead of copying it scene by scene like GHULAM.....and the movie turned out to be quit good.

Bobby Sing

Hello Raj,
Yes PARINDA did have the elements of ON THE WATERFRONT.... and it was Chopra's own style of remaking that gave it a cult status along with the music of R D Burman.
Cheers!

Raj Vardhan
Late Raj Kapoor starrer 'PHIR SUBAH HOGI' was adapted from FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY'S novel called Crime and Punishment
Bobby Sing

That's right Raj, PHIR SUBAH HOGI is certainly based on CRIME AND PUNISHMENT and this is also mentioned in the film's titles too.
Thanks for the sharing a valuable info.

Keep Sharing,
Cheers!

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