Here are 7 Bollywood movies that are retellings of popular literature.
Aisha is a 2010 movie starring Sonam Kapoor and Abhay Deol in the lead roles. Rajashree Ojha directed it. The movie is a retelling of the classic novel Emma by Jane Austen.
Maqbool is a 2003 movie directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. It is the first movie in the Shakespeare trilogy by him. Maqbool is a retelling of Shakespeare’s play, Macbeth.
Omkara is a 2006 Bollywood film starring Ajay Devgan as the titular character and Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan as the other characters. This is an adaptation of the play Othello by Shakespeare.
Haider is the final movie in the Shakespeare trilogy by Vishal Bhardwaj. It was released in the year 2014 and is a retelling of the play Hamlet by Shakespeare.
It is a retelling of the popular play by Shakespeare, Romeo, and Juliet. The play is about two lovers who belong to feuding families.
Lootera is a 2013 Bollywood film directed by Vikramaditya Motwane. It stars Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha in the leading roles and is based on O Henry’s short story, The Last Leaf.
Saawariya is a 2007 Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial which is based on the short story White Nights by Fyodor Dostoevsky.