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When bollywood inspired small screen

‘Lol’… It will sound you crazy…but we usually laugh when we suddenly see something similar on TV, which we have seen it in big screen, that is Bollywood.

Just remember when you have seen something similar to this and said “arey yaar ye bhi copy karliya” or “oye.ye to song/movie thina”. Surely you will agree that TV is now out of original stock and it is borrowing the easiest way to make a hit TV show.

It is true that Bollywood has been inspiring TV which is good because reach of TV is more as compared to movie halls or theaters. That is why TV has starting creating a content which was a big hit in the previous time. It is true that today many shows have a small plot and TV show name based on the old era Hindi movie and songs.

Badho Bahu

A show named “Badho Bahu” which is aired on &TV, Monday to Friday 9.30PM. This show is inspired from AyushmannKhurana and Bhumi Pednekar starrer “Dum LagaKeHaisha”. The plot revolves around an obese woman who dreams of marrying someone who sees her beyond her physical beauty. The movie was released on 27 February 2015 and TV show was premiered on 12 September 2016. Prince Narula as Lakhan Singh Ahlawat/Lucky and RytashaRathore as KomalLakhan Singh Ahlawat/Badho are playing a lead role in the show.

Dil Se DilTak

A colors TV show“Dil Se DilTak” is inspired by Salman Khan, Rani Mukerji and PreityZinta starrer movie “ChoriChoriChupkeChupke”. “Dil Se DilTak” is romantic drama which was broadcasted on 30 January 2017. The plot of movie and daily soap is same. The show is based on surrogacy and the complications it causes between a married couple.Siddharth Shukla as ParthBhanushali, Rashami Desai as ShorvoriBhanushaliand Jasmin Bhasin as Teni are playing as a lead of the show.


Starplus show Naamkarann is based on movie “Zakhm” of 1998. Themovie was based on Director Mahesh Bhatt’s life. Naamkarann is directed by Mahesh Bhatt himself. The plot of Naamkarann revolves around little Avni, an illegitimate child, whose father Ashish and her mother Asha/Ayesha are not married but consider themselves as husband and wife.Mahesh Bhatt said “The show takes off from where Zakhm ended, making the viewers ask for more”. Aditi Rathore as Avni Ayesha/ AnanyaVermaand Zain Imam as Neil Khanna are playing a lead role.

Pardes Mein Hai MeraDil

Star Plus’s soap opera “Pardes Mein Hai MeraDil” is inspired by Subhash Ghai’s movie Pardes.Pardes was remade in Telugu as PelliKanuka (1998). Show is inspired because in movie Ganga (Mahima Choudhary)chooses Arjun (Shah Rukh Khan). Similarly, in TV show Naina (DrashtiDhami) is supposed to marry a rich guy played by Arjun Bijlani.


DirectorSanjay LeelaBhansali Blockbuster movie of 2015, BajiraoMastaniis inspiring TV to make a daily show out of its plot. Movie was an epic historical romance. TV show is based on Maratha PeshwaBajirao, who ruled under Chhatrapati Shahu. PeshwaBajirao is being broadcast on Sony TV. Currently show is revolving around the childhood phase of PeshwaBajirao. Hopefully the story will grow and fan will be seeing the love story of Peshwa and Mastani.

Koi LautKeAaya Hai

A starplus soap opera “Koi LautKeAaya Hai” is inspired from the psychological mystery filmWohKaunThi? film was released in1964. It was a black-and-white movie. The plot of movie and TV serial is same. This show falls in horror-thriller genre.

 Jaana Na Dil Se Door

Vikram Singh Chauhan, Shivani Surve and Shashank Vyas starrer Star plus’s soap opera “Jaana Na Dil Se Door” is inspired by Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai, and Ajay Devgan starrer bollywood movie “Hum Dil De ChukeSanam”. The show revolves around a madly-in-love couple, but due to some issue the couples can make a successful relationship.


Brahmrakshas is a super natural flick, which goes on air on Zee TV. Brahmrakshas is inspired by movie JaaniDushman. Plot of the show is quite like the film. As the name suggest, the show revolves around Brahmrakshas and in movie the lead actor turning into a brahmarakshasafter his bride deceives him.

Bollywood songs also inspire TV. Many shows use bollywood song to make their situation look more realistic. Bollywood is not only the mode of entertainment but also it helps to educate and inform the audience. Bollywood also inspires an individual. For more update stay tuned with Celebmantra.

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