In 2013, Nayantara starred in 'Anamika' which was a remake of Sujoy Ghosh's thriller 'Kahaani'.
Imran Khan starrer adult comedy 'Delhi Belly' was remade in Tamil as 'Settai'. Featuring Simbu and Hansika Motwani in lead roles, the film was a frame to frame copy of the Hindi film.
Veena Mallik turned Silk Smitha in the Kannada version of 'The Dirty Picture'. Titled 'Dirty Picture: Silk Sakkath Hot', the film failed to create any stir at the Box Office unlike its original version.
Neeraj Pandey's 'A Wednesday' was remade by Chakri Toleti in Tamil called 'Unnaipol Oruvan'. The film featured Kamal Haasan as the common man and Mohanlal as the Police commissioner.
Anushka Sharma-Ranveer Singh starrer 'Band Baaja Baraat' is being remade by its makers, Yash Raj Films in Telugu now. The film, 'Aha Kalyanam' wil feature Vani Kapoor and Nani and will be directed by A Gokul Krishna.
While the trend of remaking hits from various southern film industry into Hindi films has been prevalent in Bollywood for sometime now, many filmmakers in South are also picking up hit Hindi films to remake in South.
Actor-producer Sachin Joshi will soon be starring in the Telugu version of 'Aashiqui 2'. Joshi has acquired the rights from the Bhatts, who made the film in Hindi. The female lead hasn't been fixed yet.
Salman Khan's 'Dabangg' which was blockbuster was remade in in Telugu as 'Gabbar Singh'. Much like its original film . The Telugu version featuring Pawan Kalyan and Shruti Haasan did well at the Box Office.
One of the biggest blockbusters of all time, Rajkumar Hirani's '3 Idiots' was remade in Tamil as 'Nanban' and featured Vijay, Jiva and Srikanth. The film was an official remake and did well at the Box Office.
'Kanden Kadhalai', directed by R. Kannan of Jayamkondaan fame is a remake of Hindi blockbuster 'Jab We Met' by Imtiaz Ali. The Tamil version stars Bharath and Tamannaah in the lead roles while the original film had Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor playing protagonists.
The hilarious and thought provoking 'Munnabhai MBBS' was remade in Tamil as 'Vasool Raja MBBS'. Kamal Haasan reprised Sanjay Dutt's role in the Tamil remake.