Bollywood is remaking almost all hit south Indian movies these days, but once Superstar Rajinikanth was the real king of remakes, at the initial stage of his career he worked in many remakes of superhit movies of Amitabh Bachchan and many other Hindi movies.
No Doubt, Superstar Rajinikanth has more fans in South India, if you compare with Amitabh Bachchan but initially he got stardom from the remakes in 80’s and 90’s.
We are sharing a list of Remakes of Amitabh Bachchan movies by Rajinikanth!
Amitabh Bachchan’s Films Remade by Rajinikanth
Thee Remake of Deewar
Thee is the remake of Superhit Movie of Amitabh Bachchan Deewar, Deewar is a story of two brothers who chooses a different path in their life. Thee had the same story as Deewar starring Rajinikanth and Suman.
Also Read : Dialogues of Deewar
Billa Remake of DON
Billa was the official Remake of Amitabh Bachchan starrer Don, Both films were successful at the box office and Rajinikanth had gained huge fame from the movie Billa, Later it was remade in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu Starring Shahrukh Khan (Hindi), Ajith Kumar (Tamil) and Prabas (Telugu).
Padikathavan Remake of Khud Daar
Padikathavan was the official Remake of Khud-daar directed by Rajasekhar, Rajinikanth and Sivaji Ganesan were in the lead roles.
Dharmathin Thalaivan Remake of Kasme Vaade
Dharmathin Thalaivan is the Remake of Amitabh Bachchan and Randhir Kapoor starrer Kasme Vaade in Tamil Version of Kasme Vaade Rajinikanth, Prabhu, Suhasini and Kushboo were in the lead roles.
Velaikaran Remake of Namak Halaal
Velaikaran was the official remake of the Hindi super hit film of Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor Namak Halaal. Tamil version was directed by SP. Muthuraman, starring Rajinikanth, Sarath Babu and Amala.
Maaveeran Remake of Mard
Maarveeran is the remake of Superhit Film Mard but it was not that much successful as Hindi version. Maaveran opens in early 20th century, when India was under British Rule. It’s a story of a Horse cart driver.
Also Read : All time hit Dialogues of Amitabh Bachchan
Naan Vazavaipen Remake of Majboor
Majboor was an Indian Hindi crime-thriller film remade in Tamil as Naan Vazavaipen starring Rajinikanth and Sivaji Ganesan in lead roles.
Siva Remake of Khoon Pasina
Khoon Pasina is a crime action thriller movie of Amitabh Bachchan remade in Tamil as Siva starring Rajinikanth and Raghuvaran in lead roles. Siva had got mixed reviews among the audiences and it was an average grosser at the box office.
Panakkaran Remake of Laawaris
Panakkaran (1990) is the remake of Amitabh Bachchan’s film laawaris (1981) and it was a huge hit at the box office and the performance of Rajinikanth was praised by the audiences and critics.
Ram Robert Rahim Remake of Amar Akbar Anthony
Ram Robert Rahim is the remake of Amar Akbar Anthony starring Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna & Rishi Kapoor. Ram Robert Rahim is the story of 3 brothers separated in their childhood and grown in three different families of Hindu, Muslim and Christian.
It was remade in Malayalam as John Jaffer Janardhanan starring Mammootty.
Mr. Bharath remake of Trishul
Mr.Bharath is the remake of Superhit Bollywood film Trishul Starring Sanjeev Kumar and Amitabh bachchan in lead roles. In tamil version Rajinikanth is in Amitabh’s role and Satyaraj is in the role of Sanjeev Kumar.
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There are some more films remade by Rajinikanth in Tamil language, but we can’t include all of them here.
If you know more Remakes of Amitabh Bachchan movies by Rajinikanth, then you can share the name in comments. We will update the list.