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5 Salman Khan blockbusters which are the remakes of South Indian films

1. Kick

Salman Khan starrer Kick (2014) is the remake of 2009 Telugu film with the same name. The Telugu film featured Ravi Teja and Ileana D’Cruz in the lead roles whereas Jacqueline Fernandez featured along with Salman Khan the Bollywood remade. 2014 Kick was directed by Sajid Nadiadwala and it became one of the highest grossing Bollywood films of that year.

2. Bodyguard 

Another Salman Khan starrer film Bodyguard, which was co-written and directed by Siddique is a remake of the director’s own 2010 Malayalam film of the same name starring Dileep and Nayantara. The Bollywood film was produced by Atul Agnihotri and Alvira Khan Agnihotri (Salman Khan’s sister) and it featured Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor in the lead roles.

3. Ready 

Ready is a 2011 Indian Hindi action romantic comedy film directed by Anees Bazmee, starring Salman Khan and Asin in the lead roles. It also features Paresh Rawal, Arya Babbar and Mahesh Manjrekar in supporting roles. It is a remake of the 2008 Telugu film, Ready directed by Sreenu Vaitla starring Ram and Genelia.

4. Wanted 

The film Wanted was directed by Prabhu Deva which is an official remake of the Telugu film Pokiri. This film was the second highest-grossing Bollywood film of the year 2009. The film featured Salman Khan, Ayesha Takia, Prakash Raj, Vinod Khanna and Mahesh Manjrekar in the lead roles.

5. Tere Naam

This film is a remake of Bala’s own Tamil blockbuster Sethu. The film was based on a real-life incident of a friend of Bala’s, who had fallen in love, lost his mind and ended up in a mental asylum. The film stars Salman Khan and Bhumika Chawla in the lead roles.