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Before ‘Sarafira’, these 4 South films made Akshay Kumar’s career bright.

Arun Sharma

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Akshay Kumar has acted in more than 100 films. Many films proved to be hits at the box office while some were flops. If we look at Akshay’s film graph, he has also acted in some films which were remakes of South films. These films boosted his career. Now talking about his next film ‘Sarafira’, it is also a remake of a South film. Before ‘Sarafira’ we see the earnings of 4 such films of Akshay which were inspired by South films.

Akshay’s ‘Sarafira’ has created a huge buzz. Even though her ‘Bade Mian Chhote Mian’ did not do much at the box office, the audience has high expectations from ‘Sarafira’. Let’s talk about Akshay’s films before ‘Sarafira’ which are remakes of South films.

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1. Manipulation

Director- Priyadarshan

Cast- Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Sunil Shetty

The first name in this list is ‘Hera Ferry’. When we talk about comedy films, the first name that comes to our mind is ‘Hera Pheri’. Released in the year 2000, this film is still included in the list of favorite films of many people. This picture proved to be a hit at the box office. With a budget of 7 crores, the film did a business of around 21 crores worldwide. You might have laughed a lot after watching the movie, but you might not know that ‘Hera Pheri’ was a remake of South’s ‘Ramaji Rao Speaking’.

Hera Ferry Image

2. Maze

Director- Priyadarshan

Cast- Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Shiny Ahuja, Rajpal Yadav

The next name is ‘Bhool Bhulaiyya’. This film was released in the year 2007. This picture was a superhit at the box office. The budget of this film was 32 crore rupees. At the same time, the film did a business of around Rs 82 crore worldwide. You will be surprised to know that Akshay’s film was also a remake of South’s ‘Manichitrathazu’. Mohanlal was in the lead role in this film. But, this film was also not original but a remake of Tamil film ‘Chandramukhi’. South superstar Rajinikanth was seen in this film.

Akshay Kumar Bhul Bhulaya

3. Rowdy Rathore

Director- Prabhudeva

Starring- Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha

The next name in this list is Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Rowdy Rathore’. The film boosted Akshay’s career. The picture earned a lot of money. The film proved to be a blockbuster at the box office. Released in the year 2012, this film did a business of around 198 crore rupees. The budget of this film was 45 crore rupees. ‘Rowdy Rathore’ was also a remake of South’s ‘Vikramarkudu’.

4. Holiday

Director-AR Murugadoss

Cast- Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Freddy Daruwala

The last name in this list is ‘Holiday’. Akshay’s film has also received a lot of love from the audience. Along with the story of the film, its songs also became popular among the audience. The film also helped spark Akshay’s career. If we look at the box office of ‘Holiday’, this film earned 180 crore rupees. The budget of this film was around 50 crore rupees. ‘Holiday’ was also a remake of South’s ‘Thuppaki’. It was directed by AR Murugadoss.

Arun Sharma

Arun Sharma

I am Arun Sharma, a versatile news writer covering entertainment, sports, and breaking news.

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