19 International films Inspired Kamal Haasan movies…? – TOI Etimes

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Kamal Haasan is a passionate actor, who has experimented time and again with various new filmmaking technologies, formats, contents, and characters. But a few of his self-made movies are either official or inspired movies of several Hollywood and Bollywood films is not a denying fact. Below are some of his Hollywood-inspired movies, which we have compiled based on various online resources, please leave your comments in the below comment box…!

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The above-action thriller Tamil film directed by Rajesh M.Selva starring Kamal Haasan and Trisha is dubbed into Telugu as Cheekati Rajyam (2015) and was produced under Kamal Haasan’s own production house. The film is a remake of Nuit Blanche (2011), which is a Frech film that was well-received in Telugu.
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The above spy film was directed and produced by Kamal Haasan. Have reports indicating its comparison to several English Films especially the 2001 American Psychology thriller ‘Hannibal’, ‘Mission Impossible Series’ and other spy thrillers. The film was dubbed into Telugu under the same title and was a huge successful.
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Kamal Haasan’s 2010 film ‘Manmadan Ambu’ was also based on the 1948 English film ‘Romance on the High Seas. The film starred Trisha and Madhavan and was directed by K.S.Ravikumar. The film had its music composed by Devi Sri Prasad.

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The Sundar C directorial Comedy drama written by Kamal Haasan and Madhan discusses themes such as Communism, Atheism, and altruism depicting Kamal Haasan’s humanist views and has reports that have several reflections on the 1987 English film ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles. The film was dubbed into Telugu as ‘Sathyame Sivam’ and had a decent run here.
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Kamal Haasan’s production venture ‘Nala Damayanthi’ is reportedly based on the 1990 English film Green Card directed by Peter Weir. The film starred Gerard Depardieu and Andie MacDowell and has been remade into Tamil as Nala Damayanthi starring R. Madhavan.

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The 2022 Tamil film Pammal K.Sambandam is reportedly based on the 1999 English film ‘Bachelor’ which was dubbed into Telugu as ‘Brahmachari’ and did well musically.
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The film’s plot was inspired by the 1998 English film ‘Very Bad Things’ made by Peter Berg in his debut. The film starred Simran as a female lead and was dubbed into Telugu under the same title in, the same year and it was commercially viable.

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His 2000 Tamil comedy film directed and produced by KS Ravikumar is said to be heavily inspired by the 1991 American film ‘What about Bob?’. The film is also dubbed into Telugu under the same-titled and was economically viable here.
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The above film in which Kamal Haasan starred in the role of a Police officer is based on Peter Weir’s 1985 acclaimed English drama ‘Witness’. The film was reportedly directed by Mani Ratnam’s long associate Krishnamurthy.

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This is one of the superhit Tamil Comedies to which again the screenplay was co-written by Kamal Haasan along with its director Balu Mahendra. The film is based on the Hollywood movie ‘She-Devil’. The film was also produced by Kamal Haasan under his home banner ‘RaajKamal International’.

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Yet another Kamal Haasan film got inspired by a Hollywood film titled ‘Hardcore’ (1979) The film’s lead role is said to be a prosperous businessman who regains his kidnapped lost daughter and later becomes the victim of human trafficking. The film was made as Mahanadi in 1994 and was dubbed in Telugu with the same title.
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This film Nammavar in which Kamal Haasan and Gautami played the lead roles, has its story and screenplay written by Kamal Haasan and the film is reported to be inspired by a bunch of Hollywood movies such as ‘The Principal (1987)’, ‘To Sir, With Love’ (1967), ‘Class of 1984’ (1982).

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His Magalir Mattum is also reported to be heavily inspired by the 1980 English film titled ‘Nine to Five’. The movie was written and produced by himself. That will have three women managers tie up their officer in his own house due to his bad behaviour and increase the productivity of their work in his absence.
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