Originally posted by dashingtusha13
hey, i'm tamil but i do watch the occasional telugu and hindi movies too!
Hi, nice to me you. Likewise here - tamil but like to watch movies of diff langs
"uthamaputhiran" (tamil) - remake of "ready"(telugu)
though it was basically the same, there were some changes to the movie. luved the original mainly coz of raam- watched it with subs a few times.
but i also luved the remake coz i rely like dhanush - huge fan of him. though i knew the story already, i liked it as equally as i liked the original. its a shame that the tamil version didn't do too well!
I loved the original cos of ram too, didnt quite like dhanush cos i thought did a better job. I'm not a dhanush fan too, so i didnt like the tamil version thou
ghajini(hindi) - remake of ghajini(tamil)
what can i say? luved both versions! and as u know both were huge hits! surya and aamir are rely good actors! am a huge fan of surya!
I liked the chemistry between surya-asin... throughtout the movie , the chemistry hooks on to you and you can feel the love, so it kinda actually makes you really sad when asin passes away and surya loses the memory.... in the hindi, i just felt amir looked too old for the role and there wasnt any proper chemistry that lets you connect with the audience.. so i guess i didnt really feel upset or anything for aamir in that role
but i did like how they changed the storyline.. completely didnt like nayan's role in the original, it was draggin the story.. n the twin villains, thou interesting.. it kinda dragged the story too... in hindi, they shortened the 2nd heroine's role and the story was more precise... which was better....
but overall, i guess what matter is which movie connects... n i'd pick the surya starrer.. just cos of surya and of cos the surya-asin chem
haha! liked the thing abt almost every jayam ravi movie! well the movies of his i've watched in tamil and telugu are santhosh subramanium and something something! and to be honest i preffered the original of both those films! don't know why... but just did!
Dont get me started with jayam ravi... not a fan of his... n i dont think he has the acting calibre... the originals are always better... some of his other remakes are mazhai, thillangadi... all of which i thought the original was better... simply put, i dont like how jayam ravi trys to just plainly imitate the original actor... it's like he has no style or personality of his own.. which def makes the original better....
remaking movies is not entirely a lack of creativity because some directors do try to change it even if it is a tiny bit to suit the audience and the actor!
however, i think remakes shouldn't be a scene to scene copy but an adaptation! this way, you can bring out the director and actors' true potential. i don't think they should stop remakes completely because it is always nice when you see a rely good movie in another anguage being remade into ur own language with ur fave actors!
I prefer an adaption too... firstly cos, a scene to scene copy can make it boring cos you already know whats happening, if you watched the origina... and also, sometimes it doesnt connect... plus a adaption does give it more room for the directors and actors to explore the scene... and no movie is perfect, you can always try to change minute things to make it better...
also abt putting high expectations- hmm, i don't think it is fair t put hih expectations because u end up getting dissapointed at the end result even if it was good because normally the original can never be replaced in ur heart! just my opinion...
3 idiots(hindi) - Nanban (tamil)
personally, i do not rely agree with the star cast (i think surya would be better than vijay as aamir's role- my personal opinion) but then again my opinion would pob change after watching the movie
Ditto on the casting.... vijay as aamir is... i thought a surya/vikram as aamir would be better....
singam in hindi
i personally feel that singam is too much of a mass and south indian film to be made into hindi! but lets see!
kaaka kaaka also is being made into hindi with genelia as jothika's role- i personally feel genelia is too hyper to enact a teacher's role
Singam remade.... that'll be interesting... buti heard ajay devgan is acting.... so my guess is, they will decommercialise it.... ajay does more serious action packed role... so might be a treat, cos the basic storyline of singam can be adapted easily to suit hindi audience....
kaaka kaaka remake made me laugh... plus john doin a surya was funnier.... honestly, i dont think the remake can do wonders in the box office... n if it doesnt.. it's sad cos the script was fantastic.. but poor casting....
recently i've heard that simbu is acting in tamil version of hindi movie "dabangg" and that too salman's role - must be interesting!
Never understood the hype arnd dabaang.. felt it was watching another vijay movie... n simbu as salman... they shd've sticked to vijay... would be far more interesting... n suits vijay's image...
so many remakes nowadays, but only some work!