The trend of remakes is not new to the world of Tollywood. It dates back to the eternal classic Devadasu till recent blockbusters which were remade from other languages. However, the creativity lies when the director adopts just the story and adds the local flavor to the evergreen subject with great thought. Interestingly, the year 2015 has seen many remakes from various languages and it is not surprising to see many star heroes continuing the trend for coming year as well.
The year 2015 began with a grand film Gopala Gopala starring Venkatesh and Pawan Kalyan which was a stylish remake of Bollywood hit Oh My God. The Telugu version had lot of fun moments and the Powerstar factor fetched it the highest returns. Rajasekhar also opted for a comedy thriller Gaddam Gang which was a remake of Tamil hit Soodhu Kavvum. Manchu Vishnu made a power packed action entertainer Dynamite which is also a remake of Tamil film Arima Nambi. Nata Kireeti Rajendra Prasad’s Daagudumoothala Dandakor is also from a Tamil hit film Saivam.
It would be even more interesting to know that Kamal Hassan’s Cheekati Rajyam is a remake of a French film Sleepless Nights and Sukumar’s bold film Kumari 21F is heavily inspired from another French flick Lila Says.
Now, Ram Charan has already signed up for the anticipated Thani Oruvan remake and Naga Chaitanya will be doing Malayalam hit film Premam’s remake in Telugu! The trend of remakes has witnessed new level in this year.