Best Movies Based On Books All Time|Books To The Box

books to movies

Recording information in the form of images or by writing is the job of the book. Book consists of many pages as bundles of thoughts are being expressed in it. It takes time to complete a book, and no book can be read in one go.

Films are the visual art form used to replicate experiences that communicate someone’s ideas, feelings, perceptions, stories, etc. It has a long lasting effect on someone’s mind.

Research made in the past proved that anything, if visualized is remembered for an extended period compared to being read. Thanks to the directors, producers, and all the movie team members who save our time and give us long-lasting content. Just Kidding………if you stop reading how we will get this good adaptation to movies. By reading books, we get new stories, ideas, new vocabulary, new ways to live life, and different perspectives towards life or things. So, keep reading the books as well.

10 Books  To Bollywood

Here is the list of the movies which are adapted to the screen

1. DEVDAS(1917)-DEVDAS(2002)

The first in the list is none other than Devdas. Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay wrote a Bengali romantic novel named Devdas. The book was published in 1917 and adapted 20 times on screen and 14 times with the same name. It is made into a film in many languages Urdu, Assamese, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi, etc. and became the most film non-epic story in India.


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The story revolves around a tragic triangle linking Devdas, an archetypal lover, Paro, forbidden childhood love, and Chandramukhi, a reform courtesan. We all must have seen Devdas (2002) starring Sharukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, and Madhuri Dixit…… If not, what are you waiting for? go and watch, one of the best movies of the 21st century

2. The Fault In Our Stars(2012)- Dil Bechara(2020)

“The Fault In Our Stars,” written by John Green, adaptation into a film in the US and Bollywood by the name “Dil Bechara,” which made a record in Bollywood. Though, because of the pandemic in the world, the film is not launched on the box office then too made a record on the OTT platform. Mukesh Chabbra’s debut as a director and star Late Sushant Singh Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi in lead roles.

3. The Girl On The Train(2015)- The Girl On The Train(2020)

The psychological thriller novel by British author Paula Hawkins” The Girl On The Train.”The mystery novel that had hooked everyone across the world. The Hollywood adaptation was a big hit with the same name starring Emily Blunt.


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Now it’s time for Bollywood adaptation again with the same name directed by Ribhu Dasgupta, the maker of Michael (2011), starring Parineeti Chopra. Hope will be a blockbuster in Bollywood too.

4. The Exile(2017)- Abbottabad (Not Yet Decided)

Who does not know Osama Bin Laden? Probably everyone… If you don’t know, then wait for the movie “Abbottabad.” Cathy Scott Clark and Adrian Levy penned down some of the fascinating details from the history of Osama Bin Laden in their book “The Exile- The Flight Of Osama Bin Laden.” The same is set to bring on the screen by Vishal Bharadwaj. Hope to see you as soon as possible.

5. The Biography Of Indira Gandhi (2017)- Indira (Not Yet Decided)

Starring “Vidya Balan,” the film will be a super-duper hit on the screen like Parineeta, Kahaani, Tumhari Sulu, and the list is endless. From a long period, Vidya is interested in playing the role of Indira Gandhi on the screen. Soon her wish will come into reality as she has bought the rights to “The Biography Of Indira Gandhi” written by Sagarika Ghose.

6. Calling Sehmat (2008)- Raazi (2018)

The book named “Calling Sehmat,” written by “Harinder Singh Sikka,” turned into a blockbuster film” Raazi” when Meghna Gulzar gave it a green signal. The journey of a girl who denotes Indian Patriotism is a spy and infiltrates Pakistan. A right end product by Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, and the entire team of Raazi.

7. Hamlet (1996)- Haider (2014)

William Shakespeare’s Hamlet adaptation in Bollywood as Haider came out to be a jewel by Vishal Bhardwaj. The story shines an unwavering light on the violence and insurgency in Kashmir. Tabu as Ghazala acted so intensely and intriguingly that the New York Times Interviewer wrote that the movie would be called a fast-and-loose adaptation of Ghazala instead of Haider. Shahid has also given a remarkable performance. Both Shahid Kapoor and Tabu added glory to the film.

8. The Zoya Factor (2008) – The Zoya Factor(2019)

The novel “The Zoya Factor” was written by Anuja Chauhan, whose rights were acquired by Pooja Shetty, who produced the same name. Starring Sonam Kapoor, Dulquer Salmaanunder, the direction of Abhishek Sharma. The story revolves around a girl who is luck personified. The love-hate relationship, attraction, and antagonism follow in the story.

9. Black Friday(2002)-Black Friday(2007)

S.Hussain Zaidu’s book Black Friday based on The Bombay Blasts has come up to the screen by Anurag Kashyap. Everyone knows the fascination of Anurag Kashyap for the city of Mumbai and the Underworld. The Psychology of crime is being portraited on Black Friday. Though the film does not make the best in the box office Pawan Malhotra, Imtiaz Ali, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui acted well.

10. Q&A (2005)- Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

A book published by Vikas Swarup Q&A is being adapted as a film named Slumdog Millionaire. It tells rags to the riches. The story of a boy how he became the biggest quiz-show winner. Danny Boyle directs the Oscar-winning movie stardom Ferida Pinto, Dev Patel, Irfan Khan, Anil Kapoorwhich, proves to be the biggest superhit not in terms of box office collection but Oscar Awards Winning.

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