Famous Hindi Movies Based on Literature

WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar2022-11-28,15:09:09 entertainment

Saawariya

This story is inspired by Fyodor Dostoevsky’s short story, ‘White Nights.’

Maqbool

The underworld of Mumbai is transformed with the intrigue from the Shakespearean tragedy 'Macbeth'.

Pinjar

Based on novel 'Pinjar' from Amrita Pritam, the film depicts the heart wrenching tragedy of India-Pakistan partition and its aftermath.

Devdas

The film is based on Bengali Romance novel 'Devdas' by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

Bride and Prejudice

Director Gurinder Chadha has made a beautiful story on the adpation of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice' novel.

Shatranj Ke Khiladi

The film, which was directed by none other than Satyajit Ray, is based on a short story by Munshi Premchand of the same name.

Omkara

Based on Shakespearean tragedy 'Othello', Omkara brillantly shows the power politics, and malice

Umrao Jaan

Remembered for Rekha's most powerful performace, the movie is based on the Urdu novel 'Umrao Jaan Ada'

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