Many remakes have been made in South Bollywood and in Bollywood. Some films won people’s hearts and some were flops. At the same time, there are some films which made the makers rich by earning amazingly in South as well as in Bollywood. Do you know that a South film had suddenly awakened Salman Khan’s sleeping fortunes and he was not the first choice of the makers for this film.
, Some years are very lucky for Bollywood stars, while sometimes the stars yearn for a hit film. A Bollywood superstar, who has been ruling the screen for years. But what do you know, the stardom of that superstar was also noticed once and then the remake of a South film, which was made for only Rs 12 crores, brought back the lost stardom from the actor. Many remakes have been made in South Bollywood and in Bollywood. Some films won people’s hearts and some were flops. At the same time, there are some films which made the makers rich by earning amazingly in South as well as in Bollywood. Do you know that a South film had suddenly awakened Salman Khan’s sleeping fortunes. file photo
A film of Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu was released in the year 2006. This is the same film with which Mahesh Babu came into limelight. This film was ‘Pokiri’. Just 3 years after the film’s release, the film was remade in Bollywood, which revived Salman Khan’s fortunes.
The film ‘Pokiri’ was made only for Rs 12 crores and earned around Rs 70 crores. This film, made in the year 2006, set such records of success that even today this film is used as an example in Telugu movies. The budget of the film was only Rs 12 crore and the film made huge profits and made the makers rich.
The earning of the film was approximately Rs 70 crores. After the film became a blockbuster, this film was remade in Bollywood. Bobby Kapoor had invested in the film and the film was directed by Prabhu Deva and the name of this film was ‘Wanted’.
This film, which shaped the career of Mahesh Babu, also gave a different identity to Salman Khan’s career and made him everyone’s favorite Bhaijaan. Actually, before this, two films of Salman Khan were released in the year 2007, ‘Marigold’ and ‘Saawariya’, both of these films proved to be disasters. After this, ‘God Tussi Great Ho’ was released in the year 2008, but this film was also a flop. This year again a film of Salman came, named ‘Yuvraj’, this film also proved to be a disaster. After this film, ‘Wanted’ came in the year 2009, which proved to be a superhit. file photo
‘Bhaijaan’ was not the first choice of the makers for the film ‘Wanted’ which revived Salman Khan’s career. The makers wanted to make the film with Karannath. Talking about the budget and collection of the film, the budget of the film was around Rs 52 crores and talking about the collection of the film, the film made Rs 93 crore 23 lakhs. This film proved to be a superhit.