It seems that the Hindi film industry which releases a massive number of films every year now has a shortage of movie titles. So, they have to copy paste already existing titles even though the content of the two films have nothing much in common. So, let’s take a look at 12 such movies which have the same titles but different stories altogether.
Movies with the same titles
1. Gol Maal
Golmaal that released in the year 1979 revolved around a man who was trying to live his life but had to lie to his strict boss that he has a twin.
The second one, released in the year 2006, revolves around four friends. The two films have nothing in common except the fact that both made us laugh a lot. In one hand, Gol Maal became a classic whereas Golmaal: Fun Unlimited became one of the most loved comedy franchises.
Salman Khan’s Baaghi which was released in the year 1990 had a pretty serious storyline which revolved around a man who left his home for his lady love. However, his love turned out to be a prostitute.
The other film, directed by Sabbir Khan, is Baaghi which is a 2016 Indian martial art film. Also, Tiger Shroff added some kungfu masala in the movie which was immensely loved by the children.
In 1964, Dara Singh worked in a movie called Badshah. It revolved around a man named Raka who was made the king and possessed all powers to do anything.
Abbas Mastan made Badshah starring Shah Rukh Khan and Twinkle Khanna in the pivotal roles. The plot revolved around a detective who while rescuing a kid got caught up in a murder mystery of a politician.
The first movie was released in 1972, starring Rajesh Khanna who played the role of a macho truck driver, with a penchant for consuming desi liquor and visiting brothels.
Another movie Dushman, released in 1998, in which Kajol played a double role gave a stellar performance. The plot, however, showed how Kajol goes on a hunt to find her twin sister’s rapist and murderer in the movie.
5. Mother India
Before Mother India with Nargis Dutt was made, Mother India was released in 1938 which starred Sharifa and Pramila in the lead roles. The movie was a tribute to the freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for the nation.
Nargis Dutt’s Mother India revolved around a woman who struggled to make ends meet for her kids, and she always kept her integrity intact. Furthermore, Mother India is one of the most exquisite masterpieces India has ever witnessed.
Dilwale (1994) revolved around a man who was falsely accused of murder by his girlfriend’s guardian. However, the man ended up in the mental asylum.
Dilwale (2015) was a movie about two brothers, and their lady loves. When the younger one falls in love with the younger sister of his brother’s lover, their past and the truth unfold.
Shaandar (1990) had a serious plotline of a man going against the corrupt system.
On the other hand, Shaandar (2016) which had a super talented cast revolved around how Jagjinder Joginder aka JJ falls in love with her sister’s wedding planner.
8. Hera Pheri
1976 released Hera Pheri was about two men, Amitabh Bachchan, and Vinod Khanna out of which one found out that the other one’s father might have killed his father.
Hera Pheri (2000) is a Hindi-language comedy film. The plot shows three unemployed men who find the answer to all their money problems when they receive a call from a kidnapper. However, things do not go as planned.
Aankhen (1993) which comes under the genre of action comedy revolved around Govinda and Chunky Pande who were notorious for cracking practical jokes.
Another movie Aankhen (2002) showed how Amitabh Bachchan, a bank manager, who trained three blind men, Akshay Kumar, Arjun Rampal, Paresh Rawal to rob a bank so that he could take revenge from the bank.
Badla (1974) had Shatrughan Sinha, Moushumi Chatterjee in the lead roles. It showed how Kumar, played by Shatrughan Sinha, entangled himself in two murders, and possibly one abduction. Further, the movie was a hit at the box office.
Another movie of the same name is Badla (2019) starring Taapsee Pannu and Amitabh Bachchan in the lead roles. Furthermore, the plot showed an interview between a lawyer and a businesswoman, in which the latter insists that she is not the murderer of her lover.
11. Agent Vinod
1977 released Agent Vinod showed how an agent investigates the kidnapping of a scientist. Moreover, the film was a hit at the BO.
Another movie of the same title revolved around an agent who is on a mission to uncover the killer of his colleague. However, he resolved a bigger mystery.
1980 released Dostana which stars Amitabh Bachchan, Shatrughan Sinha, Zeenat Aman, Prem Chopra, Amrish Puri, Helen, Pran and Paintal in the pivotal roles. Moreover, the story showed how a cop and a lawyer falls for the same woman.
Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham’s film, Dostana (2010) told the story of how both act to be gay and how they fall for the same woman, Priyanka Chopra. Both the movies were a hit and made huge money at the box office.