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06 Nov, 2008 | Inspired Movies (Alphabetical) / H

1. Hera Pheri (1976) – Few References of “The Sting” (1973)
2. Haar Jeet (1990) - Fatal Attraction (1987)
3. Hum Hain Raahi Pyar Ke (1993) – Houseboat (1958)
4. Hum Hain Kamaal Ke (1993) - See No Evil Hear No Evil (1989)
5. Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994) Remake of Rajshri’s own film “Nadiya Ke Paar” (1982)
6. Hum Hai Bemisaal (1994) - Based on “The Killer” (1989) and also “Magnificent Obession” (1954)
7. Humse Badhkar Kaun (1998) – References of “Twins” (1988)
8. Hello Brother (1999) - Heart Condition (1990)
9. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999) – A refined and more musical version of “Woh Saat Din" (1983), which was itself a remake of the Tamil film "Antha Ezhu Natkal" (1981).
10. Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega (2000) - While You Were Sleeping (1995)
11. Humraaz (2002) – Follows “A Perfect Murder” which was itself an inspired version of Alfred Hitchcock’s “Dial ‘M’ For Murder” (1954)
12. Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin (2002) - Analyze This (1999)
13. Hawa (2003) - The Entity (1981)
14. Hawas (2004) - Unfaithful (2002) & La Femme Infidele (1969)
15. Hum Tum (2004) – When Harry Met Sally (1989)
16. Hum Kaun Hain (2004) - The Others (2001)
17. Holiday (2006) - Dirty Dancing (1987)
18. Hari Puttar (2008) – Content taken from “Home Alone” (1990) & Title resembling “Harry Potter” (2001)
19. Hello (2008) - Based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel “One Night At The Call Center”
20. Heroes (2008) - References of “The Motorcycle Diaries” (2004)
21. Hum Tum Aur Ghost (2010) - Takes its major contents from “Ghost Town” (2008) & “Ghost” (1990).
22. Hide & Seek (2010)– It’s like a refined version of “I Know What You Did Last Summer” (1997).
23. Hostel (2011) – Based on the real life cruel incident of Ragging in College.

(Updated in April 2012)

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06 Nov 2008 / Comments ( 6 )
raj vardhan

Hi Sir!
Kundan Shah\'s \'Hum Toh Mohabbat Karega\' starring Karisma Kapoor and Bobby Deol was inspired/copied from Sigourney Weaver and William Hurt\'s movie \'Eyewitness\' which was released in 1981

Bobby Sing

Thanks Raj Vardhan for these valuable additions and I am surely going to add them after watching all the references soon.
Keep Visiting and Writing in with more such instances,

Raj Vardhan

Hello Sir!
According to wikipedia,Dev Anand\'s \'Hare Rama Hare Krishna\' was inspired from "Psych Out" starring Jack Nicholson.

Bobby Sing

Thast a very interesting info Raj,
I will surely check it out and get back.

Keep Visiting and Writing in with such valuable info.

Raj Vardhan
Hello Sir!
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam was based on a bengali novel called Na Hanyate by Maitreyi Devi and a 1943 german film called Immensee.

I think Sanjay Leela Bhansali is the most overrated director of Indian cinema.He hasn\'t made a single film on an original idea...right from Khamoshi to Bajirao Mastani.And he is such an arrogant person that he doesn\'t even give credit to original films and talks arrogantly and over confidently like he is in the leauge of Late Satyajit Ray or David Lean.
Bobby Sing

Hello Raj Vardhan,
Actually I am not aware of any official declaration of the film to be inspired from the novel by Maitreyi Devi and cant say if its close to 1943 German film called Immensee (as mentioned in Wikepedia) coz haven't seen it.

Regarding Sanjay Leela Bhansali, he is a director with an Eye (Visuals), Ear (Music) and Emotions (Performances), that have worked for him always making films on all borrowed themes and sequences. For Bajiro he has duly given the credit to the book and its writer but he is certainly not anywhere close to the legends you have mentioned.

However regarding the inspiration from Maiteryi Devi there is a French film of 1988 titled The Bengali Night featuring Supriya Pathak and Huge Grant that also is supposed to have the same theme. So I would let you know once I get to see it in the coming weeks.

Do Keep Visiting and Writing in,


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