Hello Readers! Welcome back to Humor Nation. Every Bollywood film needs some kind of inspiration from something or the other. Sometimes we find our inspiration from Tollywood films or Hollywood films or some great novels and books. Many of you will surely agree that books are a great source of inspiration, so let’s know which novels led to the creation of a great masterpiece in Bollywood.
So here is the list of those books that inspired some popular films in Bollywood!
1. Saheb Bibi Golam
Bimal Mitra was a Bengali author who wrote the novel “Saheb Bibi Aur Golam” which inspired one of the greatest films of Bollywood titled “Saheb Biwi Aur Ghulam” which released in the year 1962.
2. Chetan Bhagat’s novels
You may hate him, you may love him but surely you cannot just ignore Chetan Bhagat and his books. He has not only one film or two but a total of five films like 3 Idiots, Kai Po Che, Hello, 2 States and Half Girlfriend.
3. Devdas and Parineeta
Devdas and Parineeta were two great films of Bollywood which were based on books written by a Bengali novelist named Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay. The movies were titled the same as the title of the books.
4. Omkara- Othello
We all can still remember this amazing movie from 2006 that featured Kesu Firangi and Langda Tyagi named “Omkara”. This movie was adapted by Shakespeare’s Othello which was written during the 17th century.
5. Macbeth- Maqbool
Maqbool was a very popular film released in the year 2004. This film starred Irrfan Khan, Tabu and Pankaj Kapoor and was directed by Vishal Bharadwaj. This film was adapted by William Shakespeare’s play, Macbeth.