Tamil Movie Remade From Malayalam – Part 2


Starring Vijay, Asin, Vadivelu, Rajkiran and more. this movie was a remake of Malayalam blockbuster hit, Bodyguard which was acted by Dileep and Nayanthara and released in 2010. This tamil movie was directed by Siddique in 2011.

Original: Bodyguard
Remake: Kaavalan

Elam Avan Seyal

This movie was famous for Vadivelu’s character ‘ Vandu Murugan’ comedy. Directed by Shaji Kailas in 2008, this movie is actually a remake of a Malayalam movie Chinthamani Kolacase.

Original: Chinthamani Kolacase
Remake: Elam Avan Seyal

Enggal Anna

Directed by Siddique in 2004, this movie was acted by Vijayakanth, Prabhu Deva, Vadivelu, Panidiarajan, Namitha, Swarnamalya and more. Story of Prabhakar and Bhavani are deeply in love with each other. However, lovers turn enemies when Prabhakar’s father is falsely accused of killing Bhavani’s father. This was a remake of Chronic Bachelor which was released in 2003, with the cast of Mammoth, Mukesh and Ramba.

Original: Chronic Bachelor
Remake: Enggal Anna

Gopura Vasalile

With the cast of Karthik, Bhanupriya, Janagaraj, Nassar, VK Ramasam and more, this movie was directed by Priyadarshan in 1991. This was a remake of 1999’s Pavam Pavam Rajakumaran.

Original: Pavam Pavam Rajakumaran
Remake: Gopura Vasalile

Kadhalukku Mariyadhai

Vijay biggest box office hit in the 90’s was this movie. Directed by Fazil and music composed by Ilaiyaraaja in 1997. Typical love movie story, which is the love against the girl’s family. Starring Vijay, Shalini, Sivakumar, Thalaivasal Vijay and Saranya Mohan. This was a remake of Malayalam movie Aniyathipravu which was released in 1997 as well.

Original: Aniyathipraavu
Remake: Kadhalukku Mariyadhai


After a big blockbuster of Chandramukhi by P. Vasu and Rajinikanth’s combo, they joined together for Kuselan. This was a remake of Katha Parayumbol, Malayalam movie which was a huge hit there. However this was a major flop for both of them. Released in 2008, this was one of the big flop in Rajinikanth’s career. 

Original: Katha Parayumpol
Remake: Kuselan


Directed by Sundar C, with the cast of Prashanth, Vadivelu, Vijayakumar, Manivanna, Mumtaj and more. This comedy was a remake of Kakkakuyil which was released in 2001. Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu, Mukesh acted in this Malayalam movie. However the Tamil movie was released in 2005.

Original: Kakkakuyil
Remake: London


Released in 2001, this movie was a huge hit for Vijay and Suriya. Directed by Siddique. This movie was a direct remake of Malayalam version of Friends which was released in 1999 with the cast of Jayaram, Mukesh and Sreenivasan.

Original: Friends
Remake: Friends


A loyal servant and his boss fall in love with the same girl. That caused the servant to leave the place. Later find out that the servant’s boss was the actual boss. This was a remake of Thenmavin Kombath, a Malayalam movie which was acted by Mohanlal and Shobana. This Tamil movie is directed by K. S. Ravikumar, starring Rajinikanth, Meena, Sarath Babu, Vadivelu, which was released in 1995.

Original: Thenmavin Kombath
Remake: Muthu


Story about Aadhi and Mathi, along with their father, go to a village and help a retired officer pay off his debts to a landlord. Soon, Mathi forcibly marries the landlord’s daughter to teach him a lesson. This movie was directed by Shafi in 2005. This was a remake of Thommanum Makkalum.

Original: Thommanum Makkalum
Remake: Majaa

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